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Educational Technology - Staff

Access the services, equipment, and training for a quality multimedia classroom.

Academic & Research Programming Services

Academic Research Programming Services provides support for research and education projects. Programmers develop software applications and websites to enhance teaching and learning on campus. The service also offers recharge programming to UC Davis Health.

Academic Course Evaluations

Academic Course Evaluation (ACE) makes course evaluations easier for the students as well as reduces the effort needed get accurate course evaluation data. Ace also significantly reduces the amount of time before evaluation information is available to faculty and staff.

AggieVideo Streaming Platform

UC Davis' AggieVideo uses Kaltura, a YouTube-like video management portal that helps faculty and staff create, upload, edit, store, and stream video.

Videos can be shared securely with students through their Canvas course sites, and openly with the world through online streaming, all without ads and without non-UC Davis videos appearing alongside.

AggieVideo supports video capture from the classrooms as well as from the desktop.

Classroom Equipment Loan

The IET-Academic Technology Services department maintains and makes available a limited amount of equipment in support of classrooms.  Items include:

  • laptop video adapters
  • presentation remotes
  • laser pointers
  • digital recorders
  • microphones for classroom AV systems

Lynda

Lynda.com offers online, video-based training on thousands of topics, including office software, data analysis, business, design, communication, programming, marketing and many more. 

The training ranges from beginner to advanced, and Lynda provides "Learning Paths" to guide learners through a series of courses to go from absolute beginner to expert.

UC Davis Canvas

UC Davis Canvas, the campuswide learning management system (LMS), is a linchpin of educational technology at UC Davis. Instructors use it to organize and present class materials, assign and view homework, assess submissions, provide grades, and communicate with their students. Students use it to manage their course requirements, find course materials, submit homework, assess their course progress, and communicate with instructors and classmates about course assignments and requirements. The system is flexible.