Tools

Organizing Your bCourses Site

January 17, 2018, 2:00pm
In this workshop for instructors, we will go over tool in bCourses. We will gear our overview to the needs of participants and will tackle as many individual questions as time allows. Bring your laptop and your questions!
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Getting Started with bCourses

January 12, 2018, 2:00pm
New to bCourses? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to some key tools and teach you how to set up a bCourses site.
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An Evolution in Grading and Teaching: Gradescope Faculty Panel

November 9, 2017, 1:00pm
What does the future of grading look like? Please join us for a faculty panel to hear how Berkeley instructors are using Gradescope--an online, rubric-based grading platform--to save time and improve learning outcomes. This event will give instructors new to Gradescope an opportunity to learn about the platform as well as hear from peers and see it in practice.
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Software Installation Training & Scientific Linux 7 Clinic

November 1, 2017, 3:30pm

Open To: Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff

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Share Your Scholarship: Humanities Commons

November 14, 2017, 4:00pm

Open to: Faculty, staff, and graduate students

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The Basics of Excel, Parts 1 and 2

October 23, 2017, 12:00pm

Open To: Faculty, graduate students, staff, undergraduates

Description:

Part 1: October 23, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Part 2: October 25, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This class will cover the basics of Excel, from simple formulas (SUM,
COUNTIF) to more complex Excel features like Macros and the Data Analysis
ToolPak. By the end of both sections, students will be able to employ Excel
skills to open source policy data sets. These skills are transferrable to
any sector.

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Zero to JupyterHub Hands-on Workshop

October 9, 2017, 1:00pm

Open to: Faculty, Graduate Students, and Staff

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JupyterHub allows you to flexibly connect a custom computational environment with multiple users via the cloud. It is a rapidly-growing technology that has proven useful in pedagogy (currently being used for a class with more than 1000 students) as well as in research.

FUSION360 workshop

September 14, 2017, 2:00pm

Open to: Everyone

Description: 

Interested in learning how to create 2D/3D designs using technology and share your projects with the tech community?

Come join us at the Moffitt Makerspace where you can learn from Autodesk professionals on how to use FUSION 360, a cloud-enabled application that enables you to design, collaborate, and share your 2D or 3D projects with anybody.

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Gradescope Training and Office Hours

September 7, 2017, 12:00pm

Open to: Instructors and GSIs

Description: 

Gradescope is a suite of tools designed to accommodate a common grading workflow. Students or instructors scan and upload their homework or exams. Instructors and GSIs create a living rubric used for grading 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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Strengthen Your Syllabus

August 17, 2017, 11:30am

 

Open to: All instructors of record

Description:

Do you have the feeling your students might not be reading your syllabus or referring to it throughout the semester? What can you do to change this?   

In this session, Rita-Marie Conrad, senior consultant from the Center for Teaching and Learning, will discuss common pitfalls and share tips and creative strategies to strengthen your syllabus. Participants will also have the opportunity to give and receive feedback on their syllabus.

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