Assignment Design

Designing bCourses Quizzes for Academic Integrity

January 14, 2021, 1:00pm
In this interactive workshop, participants will discuss common motivations for academic dishonesty and what the research says about how quizzes can help mitigate them.
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Fostering Resilience for Remote Student Learning with Practice and Feedback

January 15, 2021, 1:00pm
In this interactive workshop, participants will engage with definitions of resilience pedagogy and discuss what resilience might look like for students in their courses.
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Strategies for Assessing Student Learning in Remote Courses

January 11, 2021, 1:00pm
In this interactive workshop, participants will engage with example strategies for implementing frequent, low-stakes assessments into their course designs and discuss how to effectively gauge student learning over time.
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Assessing Student Learning in Remote Courses Workshop Series

The Center for Teaching and Learning will be hosting three workshops designed to unpack the benefits, challenges, and nuances of assessing student learning in remote courses. The series begins with an introduction to formative assessments where participants will explore evidence-based strategies for assessing student learning over time and in a low-stakes environment. The series proceeds with a deeper dive into specific kinds of assessments, namely bCourses quizzes and metacognitive assessments for fostering...

Pedagogical Course Support

Get personal advice from experts from the Center for Teaching and Learning on how to improve your course(s), from rethinking your course design, fostering student engagement, and infusing technology into your teaching. If you can't make it to a workshop or program, you can find resources online or schedule a consultation by emailing

Designing for Digital Literacy

Co-hosted by the Berkeley College Writing Programs and Library. Join us for our ongoing conversation series about critical thinking and teaching in a digital age.

Creative Discovery Workshops

How can you incorporate creative projects and digital design tools into your courses, in ways that deepen student learning? This hands-on monthly workshop series, featuring experts from across campus, will address a wide variety of pedagogical and practical topics to help you get started and go further.

Beginning with the End in Mind: Getting Started with Course Planning

December 9, 2020, 10:00am
In this interactive workshop, we’ll explore an intentional approach for developing or revising courses, creating a roadmap to help students remember what they’ve learned well after the semester ends.
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Seven Things Every Instructor Should Know About Fake News!

October 12, 2017, 12:00pm

Open to: All instructors and academic support staff


#1: Don't fall for click-bait headlines like the one above!

Join us for a lively discussion about strategies and suggestions for helping students better navigate "alternative facts," unreliable sources, and sloppy sharing. In particular, how can students evaluate news sources effectively for veracity and value as sources? How do we address gaps in their media and digital literacy skills?

Hear from Media Studies and...

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Defining Digital Literacies

October 16, 2019, 4:00pm

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 up digital literacies in a classroom setting? How do we define digital literacies?

We will look at several models (Virginia Tech, Jisc, and New Media Consortium) in order to better understand and define digital literacies and discuss how we can develop them in teaching and learning....

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