Strengthen Your Syllabus

August 21, 2017, 11:30am

Open to: All instructors of record


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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Is Your Web Content Accessible?

August 10, 2017, 10:00am

Open to: Faculty and Staff


Learn to perform automated accessibility testing on your website, for your bCourses site, or for your online course. This workshop focuses on authoring tips and best practices.

NOTE: Please bring your laptop so you can get started on assessing your site.

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Course Content Accessibility: An Overview of Best Practices

July 27, 2017, 10:00am

Open to: Faculty and Staff


This workshop is the first in a series on creating accessible online content and download files. Opportunities are provided for hands-on participation resulting in the creation of accessible content in the following platforms: bCourses, edX, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat.

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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.

Clickers Faculty User Group Meetup

May 3, 2017, 4:00pm

Open to: Faculty


Come join other instructors to talk about using clickers (aka student/classroom/audience response systems). Newcomers welcome!

Registration is not required.

Next Generation Academic Integrity Tools

April 19, 2017, 1:00pm

Open to: Faculty


UC Berkeley's academic integrity tools will be changing beginning in Fall 2017! This session will provide information about what's changing, and give instructors a preview of what's ahead.

For more information regarding these new tools, please visit

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From Sources to Data: Using OCR in the Classroom

March 16, 2017, 10:30am

Open to: All faculty, graduate students, and staff


How do you go from materials in an archive to data that you can search, process, and analyze computationally? Students who are learning to analyze research materials are often presented with those materials in an easy-to-use, digitized state, skipping over some of the crucial steps in data acquisition and cleanup that they’ll face when doing their own research.

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Using Jupyter Notebooks on Savio and Integrating with Box

March 7, 2017, 3:30pm

Open to: Faculty, Researchers, Graduate Students, and Staff

Registration is not required.

February 8 App-y Hour

February 13, 2017

In case you missed it...

More than three dozen Berkeley faculty and staff turned out on a rainy Wednesday afternoon for our second App-y Hour.  Volunteers from Chemistry, MCB, Education, Public Health, Berkeley Law, the Library, Center for Teaching and Learning, ETS, Digital Humanities, and Research IT gave 60-second presentations on an interesting assignment or tool that supports collaboration and/or engagement.

Check out the presenter slides below:

Digital Pedagogy Pathways

January 13, 2017, 12:00pm

Open to:  All Senate and non-Senate instructors


This session discusses the opportunities technology provides to enhance
learning in classroom-based courses. Participants will be provided support
tailored to their needs and join an online cohort of other Berkeley faculty
seeking to enhance content delivery, learner engagement, and assessment.

Registration is not required.