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Summer Sessions Program/Policy Analyst (Project/Policy Analyst II)

March 12, 2021
The Program and Policy Analyst, Summer Sessions, will coordinate a full range of complex functions associated with program management, research and analysis, administrative, and communications and marketing activities for summer instruction at UC Davis.

Educational Analytics and Assessment Analyst

March 12, 2021
The Educational Analytics and Assessment team (CAA) supports evidence-based decision making in higher education through institutional- and college-scale analyses and modeling. The campus hub for learning analytics, EAA creates academic analytic tools, analyzes learning systems, and implements predictive models for action. EAA also provides educational research support and fulfills centralized program evaluation functions for Undergraduate Education (UE).

Teaching and Leading: About this Blog

November 02, 2020
When I learned that I had been selected for the position of Interim Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education this year, I was looking forward to a lot of things....But one thing I knew I would miss was teaching. I now understand that part of this job is actually teaching, at least how I interpret it anyway.

A New Vision for Advising

March 01, 2021
An Interview with Kayton Carter

By Sharon Campbell Knox

Kayton Carter, MA has been named Executive Director for Academic Advising Enrichment at UC Davis. Academic Advising Enrichment was established in 2014 to provide centralized, campus-wide leadership and advocacy for academic advising.  Carter, a doctoral candidate in the UC Davis School of Education, is the second Executive Director to hold this position. We interviewed him about his vision.

SOTL: Taking the "Scholarship" Part Seriously

December 03, 2020
As long as there have been teachers, there have been thoughtful teachers. That’s not new. But the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, having been codified as a thing in higher education, is only about 20 years old. -Remarks from the 2020 SOTL Conference

Are We Measuring What We Think We're Measuring?

November 01, 2020
Remarks given at the 2020 Student Learning Outcomes Symposium, Exploring the Intersections of Assessment and Equity

Preparing Change Makers: Undergraduate Excellence

October 18, 2020
One of the things that not only excites but routinely impresses me is that, yes, our undergraduates want to be change makers, they want to change the world. But a lot of them don’t want to wait until they graduate to do it.

You Belong Here: Transfer Edge Creates Community

June 11, 2020

On a late summer afternoon, 13 students are gathered around a seminar table waiting for class to start, buzzing with the kind of noisy chatter and laughter you find in a class where the students are comfortable and enjoy each other’s company.