Digital Literacy

Seven Things Every Instructor Should Know About Fake News!

October 12, 2017, 12:00pm

Open to: All instructors and academic support staff

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#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? 

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Digital Reading and Writing

February 1, 2018, 4:00pm
As screen reading becomes more commonplace, how does it affect student learning? As instructors, what cautions or strategies should we be aware of, if any, and what research and resources exist to help us prepare students? What does reading and writing mean in a digital age?
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Media-Rich Content: Towards a Purposeful Pedagogy

March 12, 2018, 4:00pm
Why do we use or create media-rich content in our classes? What are the pros and cons for student learning? How do we obtain or publish these materials ethically, legally, and in ways that protect our students? In this dialogue, we'll explore sources available to Berkeley instructors and talk about privacy, fair use, and issues of access. Come join in the discussion and help us build a resource list that can be shared widely with other faculty.
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Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Effectiveness

February 26, 2018

head shot of Todd Zakrajsek

Is lecturing a "tainted and antiquated" mode of teaching or a misunderstood and unfairly maligned approach? According to Todd Zakrajsek, it depends. Lecturing is not inherently good or bad and there are many styles and modalities that serve different purposes.

Photos and Resources from the Teaching and Research Resource Fair

April 24, 2017

We had a great turnout for our first-ever AIS-palooza on April 18, 2017! Thank you to everyone who came, as well as to all of our wonderful presenters.

For those of you who couldn't make it to the event, check out the photos below to see what you missed. You can also view the program guide and download some of the handouts and slides from our presenters.