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June 10, 2024

June 6, 2024

This past month, Berkeley’s Classroom Technology team in Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) launched a major update of our classrooms with a new standard that will be implemented across campus over the next few years. Notable functionality of this new standard includes microphones built into the ceiling, wireless display, interactive whiteboards with annotation features, and easy remote connections over Zoom without the need to bring in your own device.

May 2, 2024

Welcome to the special Research IT Spring Newsletter. We hope you learn about some of the many ways we support research across the UC Berkeley campus and beyond.

May 1, 2024

In this week’s Teaching newsletter, review shared teaching philosophies of the 2024 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients. Also review past issues on topics that may help throughout the academic year.

April 29, 2024

Review RTL's latest news as we near the end of the spring semester.

April 18, 2024

Beginning in May of 2024, RTL will update our classrooms with microphones built into the ceiling, wireless display, interactive whiteboards with annotation features and easy remote connections over Zoom without the need to bring in your own device.  It will take about seven years for all 200+ classrooms to be upgraded. Instructors will be able to project without the fuss of cables and teach without having to put on a microphone.

March 22, 2024

Review resources that support the campus instructional community in the March RTL Update.

Honoring Berkeley's Brightest Stars
April 23 | 5:00 - 6:30pm | West Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Center
The Academic Senate’s Committee on Teaching cordially invites you to the 64th Annual Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA), a ceremony and reception to honor five faculty recognized this year for their inspiring and transformational teaching.

Recognizing:
  • Kristen Holmquist, Law

March 18, 2024

In this week’s Teaching newsletter learn about how to cultivate student engagement with Self-Determination Theory. Also review past issues on topics that may help throughout the semester.

February 27, 2024

February 23, 2024

Take a look at this month's events, opportunities, and highlighted resources in the February RTL Update.

February 15, 2024

Responding to feedback from instructors and insights gleaned from the Classroom of the Future pilot program, our engineering team is gearing up to implement a range of new technologies aimed at enhancing the teaching and learning experience in a select set of classrooms in the Social Sciences Building for the Spring 2024 semester.

February 13, 2024

Kaltura has scheduled a planned maintenance window between 9pm, Saturday, February 17 - 12pm, Sunday, February 18.

January 31, 2024

Review the latest updates from RTL in the January 25 newsletter to support the campus community.

January 10, 2024

Review semester start resources and opportunities in RTL's January Update.

January 8, 2024

Have you ever wished that you could automatically send a message to students as soon as they enroll in your course? The bCourses Welcome Email feature is designed to do exactly this! While you can send an announcement at any time, students who enroll later might miss it. The Welcome Email is designed to solve this problem.

January 5, 2024

Review workshops and events brought to you by UE and RTL to support instruction this spring semester.

December 28, 2023

Be prepared for some minor changes to the Kaltura integration with bCourses as we have upgraded, largely for security reasons. More specifically, we have upgraded from LTI 1.1 to 1.3. To learn more, see "Why Platforms and Tools Should Adopt LTI 1.3".

December 15, 2023

Review the latest RTL Update that includes event listings and resources that will help you prepare for spring instruction.

December 4, 2023

In preparation for the Spring 2024 term, we will be making an updated Zoom-bCourses integration available to all instructors. The newer integration is actively supported by Zoom and receives regular feature improvements. Read about the new features