Upcoming events

Below are programs open to all instructors, researchers, graduate students, and academic staff on topics related to teaching, learning, and research.

For a complete listing of all scheduled AIS events (including invite-only meetings), please view this web page.

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...
Registration is not required.
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...
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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 19, 2019, 3:30pm to 6:00pm
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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 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,...
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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...
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...
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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 30, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Research IT, Library
You've invested a lot of work in creating a digital project, but how do you ensure it has staying power? We'll look at choices you can make at the beginning of project development to influence sustainability, best practices for documentation and asset management, and how to sunset your project in a...
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October 31, 2019, 11:30am to 12:30pm
The Information Security Office is launching a Security Awareness Champion Program. This program is designed to strengthen our cyber-security culture by engaging and empowering faculty, staff, students, and researchers to help ensure safe computing here at UC Berkeley. This event is to connect with...
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November 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Discussions of disability on campus often focus on how we can support and accommodate individual needs and meet our compliance requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act. With this session, we hope to add to that important conversation, inviting faculty, GSIs, staff, and students to...
November 21, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
In the "misinformation" age, it can be difficult to distinguish between fact and fiction, especially when we are inundated with a seemingly infinite cycle of media being copied, shared, retweeted, and modified. Join us for a discussion of viral media and strategies for facilitating critical...
December 5, 2019, 11:45am to 2:00pm
This will be the final event in our Fall 2019 Teaching in Troubled Times semester of learning. We'll take the insights, ideas, strategies, and challenges that have been raised over the course of the other programs in the series and discuss how we might implement them in our courses and interactions...
December 11, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Showcase session on Discovery Experience curriculum projects through the Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant.
Registration is not required.