Tools

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.
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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.

Introduction to Adobe Mobile Apps and More: Easy Tips and Tricks for Incorporating Creative Design Tools into Your Course

October 5, 2018, 12:30pm
Learn how to get started with Adobe mobile and desktop apps that are easy to use and provide a low-barrier introduction for students to digital design and production. Led by Adobe staff.
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Accessible Microsoft Powerpoint Documents

October 5, 2018, 9:00am
Learn the basics of creating accessible Powerpoint presentations. No previous experience necessary!
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Accessible Adobe Acrobat Documents

October 1, 2018, 9:00am
Learn the basics for creating accessible PDF files.
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Accessible Microsoft Word Documents

September 17, 2018, 9:00am
Learn the basics of "remediating" your course content using tools built right into Microsoft Word.
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Gradescope for New and Advanced Instructors

August 30, 2018, 1:00pm
Have you heard about Gradescope and want to learn about how you can use it in your class? Have you used Gradescope in the past and want to hear about new functionality like bubble sheets? Want to get started but not sure where to scan your assignments? Join us for an intro to Gradescope at 1:00pm, followed by Gradescope office hours from 1:30-3:00pm where you can bring your questions to the developers and ETS service team. Gradescope is a suite of tools designed to accommodate a common grading workflow: Students or instructors scan and upload their assignments. Instructors and GSIs create a living rubric that allows for speedy grading of large courses. The Gradescope software can reveal valuable statistics about students work, and provide a path for students to request re-grades of questions.
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Parallel Computing with MATLAB and Scaling to the Savio Cluster

August 15, 2018, 9:00am
A hands-on workshop for more experienced MATLAB users seeking to reduce workflow cycle and solve computationally and data-intensive problems faster by scaling to the Savio Cluster. The agenda will include: 5-minute introduction by Berkeley Research Computing staff 20-minute overview of parallel computing with MATLAB 90-minute hands-on, self-paced workshop for building parallel MATLAB applications 30-minute Q&A session of workshop 45-minute hands-on session of submitting job to Savio Cluster Highlights: Reduce cycle time for your workflow & solve computationally and data-intensive problems faster Built-in support for parallel computing Creating parallel applications to speed up independent tasks Scaling up to computer clusters, grid environments or clouds Employing GPUs to speed up your computations Programming with tall and distributed arrays to work with large data sets
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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.

Active Learning

Active learning refers to an interactive style of teaching that engages students in reading, writing, talking, listening, and reflecting—often in specially designed, customizable classrooms.

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