Past events

October 22, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Hosted by
Berkeley Language Center, Library Media Resources Center
In this presentation, Gisèle Tanasse, Film Librarian and Director of the Media Resources Center, will describe the various resources available to faculty for delivering film or film clips to students, and Mark Kaiser, Associate Director of the Berkeley Language Center, will demonstrate the many...
October 18, 2019, 10:30am to 12:30pm
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Are you looking for ways to incorporate ARVR into your work or class? Join Arts + Design for this interactive workshop using Artivive, a new technology that allows you to create new dimensions of art by linking classical with digital art. Learn from professionals and graduate students who have...
October 16, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Models of digital literacies emphasize the importance of critical consumption and creation of content as a part of one’s digital identity and wellbeing. How do we facilitate students’ active engagement online as responsible digital citizens? How do we encourage the skillsets and mindsets that make...
October 15, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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If you're looking to self-publish work of any length and want an easy-to-use tool that offers a high degree of customization, allows flexibility with publishing formats (EPUB, MOBI, PDF), and provides web-hosting options, Pressbooks may be great for you. Pressbooks is often the tool of choice for...
September 26, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Visual literacy emcompasses analyzing, interpreting, creating, and sharing images. An important component of visual literacy is understanding how to assess images that are found and used in the research process. How do we teach students to look critically? How do we support students as they...
September 25, 2019, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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This training will help you navigate the copyright, fair use, and usage rights of including third-party content in your digital project. Whether you seek to embed video from other sources for analysis, post material you scanned from a visit to the archives, add images, upload documents, or more,...
September 19, 2019, 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Hosted by
Research IT / Berkeley Research Computing (BRC)
New and prospective users of Savio and other Berkeley Research Computing high performance computing (HPC) clusters (Cortex and Vector) are invited to attend this introductory training session. Topics will include a system overview and a review of basic cluster usage, such as logging in, accessing...
September 19, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm
Please join us for a demonstration of an inclusive design tool within bCourses, called Ally. Ally helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille, MP3 (audio), and over 30 translated languages.
September 16, 2019, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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How do you go about publishing a digital book, a multimedia project, a digital exhibit, or another kind of digital project? In this workshop, we'll take a look at use cases for common open-source web platforms WordPress, Drupal, Omeka, and Scalar, and we'll talk about hosting, storage, and asset...
September 16, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm
This workshop focuses on remediating Adobe Acrobat files by using and leveraging the "Make Accessible Wizard" available in Adobe Acrobat DC. Sample files are provided that offer common challenges in making Acrobat files searchable and accessible for all users. NOTE: This program takes place in...
September 13, 2019, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Have you heard about Gradescope and want to learn about how you can use it in your class? Have you used Gradescope in the past and want to hear about new functionality like bubble sheets? Want to get started but not sure where to scan your assignments?
September 12, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Hosted by
Cal Performances
Do your classroom goals include creating space for multiple perspectives and cultivating tolerance for ambiguity ? Do you want your students to stay open to the possibility of many "right answers" (or even, "no absolutely right answer")? Do you welcome critical thinking from your students that is...
September 12, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
This hands-on workshop demonstrates how to use Microsoft PowerPoint. Attendees will learn how to add content, use Master Slides, check for accessibility, and export to Adobe Acrobat. Accessible PowerPoint templates are provided that users can customize and use as they please.
September 12, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
This hands-on workshop demonstrates how to use Microsoft PowerPoint. Attendees will learn how to add content, use Master Slides, check for accessibility, and export to Adobe Acrobat. Accessible PowerPoint templates are provided that users can customize and use as they please.
September 12, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Violence and trauma are all around us—fatal shootings by police, sexual violence, family separations, addiction, abuse, displacement of refugees. Often, these situations give rise to individual healing journeys and collective efforts to create change. But the pain and loss embedded in them also has...
September 11, 2019, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Hosted by
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Center for Japanese Studies, UCB East Asia Library
Participants in this workshop will have hands-on experience with transcribing Japanese cursive texts from the Edo period in the portal to Japanese Special Collections in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library. This new tool developed in collaboration between ARC and Toppan Printing Co. applies deep...
September 9, 2019, 10:00am to 11:30am
New to campus or a veteran lecturer? Join us for an informal get-together to connect to your colleagues. Although this event is intended for lecturers, all instructors and academic staff are welcome.
September 9, 2019, 8:00am to 9:00am
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
Getting started workshop for undergraduate academic advisors using the Berkeley Online Advising (BOA) platform.
September 5, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Since Spring 2016, the Teaching in Troubled Times dialogue series has broached many topics essential to the well-being of our students and of our campus community. As we enter a new academic year, please join us to kick off a "semester of learning," anchored by our signature panel-driven programs...
September 5, 2019, 8:00am to 9:00am
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
Getting started workshop for undergraduate academic advisors using the Berkeley Online Advising (BOA) platform.
August 28, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm
Please join us for a demonstration of an inclusive design tool within bCourses, called Ally. Ally helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille, MP3 (audio), and over 30 translated languages.
August 28, 2019, 8:00am to 9:00am
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
Getting started workshop for undergraduate academic advisors using the Berkeley Online Advising (BOA) platform.
August 23, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
Getting started workshop for undergraduate academic advisors using the Berkeley Online Advising (BOA) platform.
August 22, 2019, 8:00am to 9:00am
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
Getting started workshop for undergraduate academic advisors using the Berkeley Online Advising (BOA) platform.
August 21, 2019, 9:00am to 10:00am
New to bCourses, or need a refresher? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to some key tools and teach you how to set up a bCourses site. We'll cover: Access, permissions, and logging in, creating and publishing your site, adding files, creating assignments, and messaging your students.