Open Educational Resources

2018 Teaching and Research Resource Fair

April 12, 2018, 11:00am
Join us for our second annual AIS-palooza. Connect with service providers and academic support units from across campus to learn about resources that are available to all UCB instructors and researchers. Schedule a consultation to improve your teaching, learn about exciting new tools to engage students and speed grading, secure your research data, create more inclusive classrooms, and more.
Registration is unavailable.

JupyterHub Education Forum

November 14, 2018, 3:00pm

NOTE LOCATION: Berkeley Institute for Data Sciences (190 Doe Library)

Join instructors from across UC Berkeley as we discuss how Jupyter and JupyterHub are transforming the educational experience for students, key challenges that remain for instructors, and the future of a campus-wide JupyterHub ecosystem at UC Berkeley.
The forum will include sessions on:
  1. Discussions with instructors and technical leaders like Jupyter creator Fernando Perez
See event details for participation information.

Designing Infographics: Strategies and Easy Steps for Creating Clear, Impactful Graphics and Charts

November 14, 2018, 2:30pm
Designing a good infographic is an art. But with a few basic tools and some background knowledge, anyone can create a visual that clearly communicates a message. In this hands-on workshop, led by Digital Learning Services Senior Visual Designer Robert Hold, you'll learn the elements of good information design and how to use tools from the Adobe Creative Suite to achieve your goals.
Registration is unavailable.

Color 101: Foundations and Easy Tips for Using Color Confidently in Your Content

November 7, 2018, 10:00am
Why do some color combinations seem to work better than others? What do certain colors communicate, and which color choices are accessible for multiple audiences? What's the difference between RGB, CYMK, and Spot colors--why do you need to know? Learn all this and more in this hands-on workshop led by Digital Learning Services Senior Visual Designer Robert Hold.
Registration is unavailable.

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.

Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR)

The Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR), formerly known as Waves of Innovation, is an annual showcase celebrating the work of Berkeley instructors, particularly with regard to novel or effective strategies for student engagement, large-enrollment courses, student writing, assessment, and student-faculty collaboration.

2018 Resource Fair Recap and Resources

April 15, 2018

In case you missed this year's Teaching and Research Resource Fair, here are some pictures and handouts from presenters, as well as the full schedule of events (click images below to enlarge).

Publish Digital Books and Open Textbooks with Pressbooks

April 26, 2018, 11:00am
Pressbooks is an easy-to-use tool that offers flexibility for self-publishing in different formats. Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials and for accessing a wide array of open publishing materials.
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Publish Digital Books and Open Textbooks with Pressbooks

February 20, 2018, 1:00pm
If you’re looking to self-publish work of any length and want an easy-to-use tool that offers a high degree of customization, allows flexibility with publishing formats (EPUB, MOBI, PDF), and provides web-hosting options, Pressbooks may be great for you. Pressbooks is often the tool of choice for academics creating digital books, open textbooks, and open educational resources, since you can license your materials for reuse however you desire. Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials. You’ll leave the workshop with a project already under way!
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