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.

Update: The AIS is currently closed.

See below to access remote resources and support for instruction and research. We will update this page as more information becomes available about programming and services. Thank you for your understanding.

Featured Events

April 2, 2020, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Registration is not required.
April 2, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Registration is unavailable.
April 20, 2020, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
See event details for participation information.

Online Trainings & Software

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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 LinkedIn Learning. 

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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.

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

Ben Spanbock at the AIS

Remote Support Options

Given the current campus closure, we are canceling all in-person AIS programs and services effective March 13 until further notice. We will update our events calendar with information about programs as it becomes available. Support for instructors and researchers is still available, but mostly remotely:

For Instructors

For Researchers

For other questions, please contact:

We recommend everyone monitor the campus coronavirus website and we will post updates here as well as to Teach-Net as new information about our services becomes available.

Thank you for your understanding and we wish everyone well.

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.

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

Panelists for "Less Is More" teaching dialogue

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

Kiyoko Thomas and other panelists

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"
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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.

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.

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.