Remote Instruction

Moving from Red to Green: Ally in bCourses (8/16)

August 16, 2021, 10:00am
Attend this workshop to learn how to improve the accessibility of your bCourses files so students using assistive technologies can better access content and generate alternative formats.
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Zoom to the Next Level (8/20)

August 20, 2021, 11:00am
Building off of our "Getting Started with Zoom" workshop, "Zoom to the Next Level" explores what we learned using Zoom during our first year in the cloud and the improvements that will be available in the Summer.
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Getting Started with Zoom (8/20)

August 20, 2021, 10:00am
Join Digital Learning Services for an interactive session that explores how Zoom can be used to enhance instruction and online collaboration.
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Getting Started with Kaltura (8/18)

August 18, 2021, 10:00am
Join Digital Learning Services for an introductory workshop about Kaltura, a web-based video management platform that allows UC Berkeley instructors, students, and staff to upload, edit, manage and share videos and other media.
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Asynchronous Lecture Recording (8/18)

August 18, 2021, 1:00pm
In this workshop, you’ll learn about the various tools (including Zoom and Kaltura Capture) you can use, and understand the pros and cons of each.
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Best Practices for Designing Your bCourses Site (8/17)

August 17, 2021, 10:00am
Join us to learn more about how you can leverage the DLS Core Template to jumpstart your bCourses site design and maximize student engagement online.
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Summer 2021 Remote Instruction Workshop Series

These virtual workshops will focus on considering how to (re)design your course or section to increase student learning, create engaging audio and video materials, and use campus tools to record those materials.

Check for Accessibility with the Ally Instructor Report

Check for Accessibility with the Ally Instructor Report

The Ally tool in bCourses identifies if images and files in your course site are formatted for accessibility. It then provides guidance on how to edit materials that are currently not in accessible formats, a process called remediation. As you add links to documents or embed images on your weekly landing pages, you may notice the green, orange, and red meters next to the files identifying if the materials are fully, partially, or not accessible, respectively. The Ally tool indicates the problem when you...

Strategies for Assessing Student Learning in Remote Courses

June 21, 2021, 1:00pm
In this interactive workshop, participants will engage with example strategies for implementing frequent, low-stakes assessments into their course designs and discuss how to effectively gauge student learning over time.
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Check for Broken Links with the Course Link Validator

Check for Broken Links with the Course Link Validator

bCourses has a built-in tool that checks for broken links within your course site. This is especially helpful if you've imported content from a previous course that references material that may have changed or is no longer available. This easy-to-use automated tool helps streamline the quality assurance process.

The Course Link Validator searches through your course content and returns invalid or unresponsive external links that may be tricky to track down manually. This includes deleted links, or links...