Connect. Create. Inspire.

Visit us in Dwinelle 117 (Level D). Open 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.

2018 Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention

2018 Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR)

Digital Pedagogy Fellows program

Become a Digital Pedagogy Fellow

Learn how to leverage technology to enhance the effectiveness and efficacy of learning in your courses. Open to all instructors of record, now accepting applications through May 14, 2018. Organized by the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Participants at 2018 Teaching and Research Resource Fair

Photos and handouts from the Teaching and Research Resource Fair (April 12, 2018)

Virtual reality demo in the AIS

Photos and recap from "Teaching With and About AR/VR" (April 19, 2018)

Teaching Dialogue Recaps

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Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Effectiveness

Is lecturing good or bad? According to Todd Zakrajsek from UNC-Chapel Hill, it depends. There are good and bad ways to do anything and no one-size-fit-all approach to teaching. Watch a video  of Todd's presentation, recorded live in the AIS on February 7, 2018.

Free Online Trainings logo Online Training Now Available

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

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.