Teaching and Learning

Active Learning Teaching Dialogue

April 10, 2019, 10:00am
Interested in engaging learners? Find out what works and what doesn't in this Teaching Dialogue focused on Active Learning. Experienced faculty will discuss the strategies they are currently using.
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Creative Strategies for Addressing Increased Class Sizes

April 19, 2019, 12:00pm
As class sizes grow in many corners of campus, how do instructors balance teaching and learning goals against practical and logistical challenges? What creative activities or strategies are people using to preserve quality when resources (including time) are scarce or non-existent? Come hear from faculty who represent different ends of the "scale" spectrum and bring your questions and ideas.
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Ally for bCourses & Accessible Course Content

Training and support for creating accessible materials and using Ally within bCourses.

More info: Website

Schedule a consultation or attend a workshop.

Getting Started with bCourses

August 21, 2019, 9:00am
New to bCourses, or need a refresher? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to some key tools and teach you how to set up a bCourses site. We'll cover: Access, permissions, and logging in, creating and publishing your site, adding files, creating assignments, and messaging your students.
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Adobe Acrobat Accessibility

September 16, 2019, 11:00am

This workshop focuses on remediating Adobe Acrobat files by using and leveraging the "Make Accessible Wizard" available in Adobe Acrobat DC. Sample files are provided that offer common challenges in making Acrobat files searchable and accessible for all users.

NOTE: This program takes place in Wheeler 210, not Dwinelle Hall.

Registration link: https://dls.berkeley.edu/events/adobe-acrobat-accessibility/2019-09-16

Registration is not required.

Inclusive Design Demonstration with Ally

September 19, 2019, 11:00am
Please join us for a demonstration of an inclusive design tool within bCourses, called Ally. Ally helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille, MP3 (audio), and over 30 translated languages.
Registration is unavailable.

Inclusive Design Demonstration with Ally

August 28, 2019, 11:00am
Please join us for a demonstration of an inclusive design tool within bCourses, called Ally. Ally helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille, MP3 (audio), and over 30 translated languages.
Registration is unavailable.

Inclusive Design Demonstration with Ally

August 19, 2019, 1:30pm
Please join us for a demonstration of an inclusive design tool within bCourses, called Ally. Ally helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille, MP3 (audio), and over 30 translated languages.
Registration is unavailable.

Inclusive Design Demonstration with Ally in bCourses

August 15, 2019, 2:00pm
Please join us for a demonstration of an inclusive design tool within bCourses, called Ally. Ally helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille, MP3 (audio), and over 30 translated languages.
Registration is unavailable.

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.