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.

Featured Programs

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Let's get real about teaching!

Join Bob Jacobson, Glynda Hull, Serena Chen, Rudy Mendoza-Denton, Khalid Kadir, and other invited guests on Thursday, May 9, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to swap horror stories and celebrate the end of the semester!

Food and drink will be provided; please RSVP so we can plan accordingly.

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Please join us on May 9th!

Our annual Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR) is coming up! Join us to find inspiration and ideas and to celebrate teaching at Berkeley.

This year, we'll have two rounds of lightning talks, plus a panel with this year's Distinguished Teaching Award recipients and a keynote panel on "Critique as a Way of Learning."

Learn more and RSVP.

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

Ben Spanbock at the AIS

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

Kiyoko Thomas and other panelists
2017 Digital Pedagogy Fellows

Become a Summer Digital Pedagogy Fellow

Learn how to leverage technology to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of learning in your course by participating in this online summer program.

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.

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.

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

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

Panelists for "Less Is More" teaching dialogue
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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.

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. 

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.