Connect. Create. Inspire.

Visit us in Dwinelle 117 (Level D), Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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We catalyze innovation by bringing together faculty, researchers, graduate students, and service providers to share ideas, connect across disciplines, and inspire advances in teaching, learning, and research.

Panelists for program on toxic stress: Rudy Mendoza-Denton, Tina Sacks and Amani Nuru-Jeter

Teaching in Troubled Times

How we address the equity and inclusion challenges--local, regional, national--impacting our students, classrooms, courses, and campus? Join us for a "semester of learning," as we look at campus climate, trauma-informed pedagogical strategies, LGBTQ+ inclusivity, and reimagining disability as more than accommodation. Co-hosted by the American Cultures Center, the Division of Equity & Inclusion, and the AIS.

Designing for Digital Literacy

An ongoing conversation about critical thinking and teaching in a digital age, co-hosted by the Library and Berkeley College Writing Programs.

Innovating through the Performing Arts

In partnership with Cal Performances, explore strategies for meaning making across multiple contexts using live performance.

Support for Instructors

Participants at 2018 Teaching and Research Resource Fair

New to campus or looking to advance your skills? Our partners can help you start the semester on the right foot.

Learn more.

Digital Learning

2017 Digital Pedagogy Fellows

Digital Pedagogy

Leverage technology to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of learning in your course.

Learn more.

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Interested in experimenting with digital learning?

Apply for a Digital Learning Innovation grant to receive time and talent support from the Digital Learning Services team. Learn more.

Squeezed on All Sides: Economic Pressures Facing Berkeley Students (October 26, 2018)

Kiyoko Thomas and other panelists

Designing for Discovery: Assignment Showcase (December 6, 2018)

Ben Spanbock at the AIS

Check out our Stories section for event recaps, photos, links to resources, and occasional blog posts.

Watch recorded programs on the Berkeley Teaching & Learning YouTube channel. Subscribe to get updates whenever new videos are posted.

See below for featured programs.

2019 Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention

How to Have Political Conversations in the Classroom (October 29, 2018)

panelists for "How to Have Political Conversations in the Classroom"

Less Is More: Shifting Your Teaching Goal from Comprehensiveness to Comprehension (October 10, 2018)

Panelists for "Less Is More" teaching dialogue

Online Trainings & Software

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Under a campus-wide license, Adobe Creative Cloud for Enterprise is available for all faculty, students, and staff. Learn more and follow step-by-step instructions for installation and getting started.

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U.C. Berkeley faculty, staff, and students have free access to thousands of online coursese and videos covering software, technology, business, and creative skills through the Lynda.com online learning platform. 

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Our DIY Media Studio, fully equipped with professional video production equipment, is free for instructors to use. Learn more.

As part of Educational Technology Services (ETS), we also have cameras, voice recorders, microphones, projectors, and other equipment for instructors to check out. See a list of what's available (on the ETS website) and find out how to submit requests.

Come for a tour (Fridays, 10:00 a.m.) and get oriented to our programs and services.

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117 Dwinelle Hall (Level D), UC Berkeley

DIRECTIONS:  The Academic Innovation Studio is located in Dwinelle Hall on Level D. We're at the south end of the building; turn left as you enter using the main (Dwinelle Plaza) entrance.