Teaching and Learning


RTL workshops span six unique categories, each designed to provide you with essential teaching tools and best practices to excel in your teaching efforts. Here are the workshop categories you can look forward to: Teaching Essentials


Open Office Hour: Creating Accessible Jupyter Notebooks

April 10, 2024, 4:00pm

Do you use Jupyter notebooks as part of your teaching? Are you eager to enhance the accessibility of your notebooks to better serve your student needs? Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting, join us for the open office hour on best practices for creating accessible notebooks. Mark your calendars for our small group office hour on April 10th, from 4-5 PM where Datahub staff will be there to assist with your queries.

We'll spend the first 10-15 minutes discussing the current state of accessibility in Jupyter tools and how to create accessible notebooks by...

Using Peerceptiv Peer Review to Increase Collaboration and Improve Student Grades

April 16, 2024, 10:00am

Peerceptiv is a peer collaboration tool now available for all UC Berkeley classes as part of a pilot. It facilitates peer assessment, producing research-validated grades for students and improving their learning outcomes.

In this workshop, you will:

Explore various ways Peerceptiv peer assessment is used to increase student engagement, improve skills, and reduce grading time. Learn how it integrates fully with bCourses and is user-friendly for students...

Boosting Group Engagement with Peerceptiv Team Member Evaluation

April 25, 2024, 11:00am

Peerceptiv is a peer collaboration tool now available for all UC Berkeley classes. It facilitates peer assessment, producing research-validated grades for students and improving their learning outcomes.

Join this webinar and learn how Peerceptiv Team Member Evaluation assignments enable students to provide feedback on group assignment participation and how Live Presentations foster student engagement during presentations. These assignments, easily integrated into bCourses, promote student involvement in the...

UDL Strategies for Prolonged Student Engagement

April 10, 2024, 2:00pm

Tara MasonWhat does it look like when students sustain effort in their learning? How can instructors cultivate learning activities that incorporate strategies to sustain effort and engagement? Through a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) lens, this 30 minute session will provide suggestions for strategies that encourage students to sustain effort over the course of complex...

Maximizing bCourses Grading: Assignments, Quizzes, and Beyond

November 6, 2023, 11:00am
Join us for a workshop on bCourses's grading features. Dive into tools like SpeedGrader, effective rubric setup, and Gradebook management to maximize your efficiency and grading accuracy.

Get Started with Gradescope

September 21, 2023, 12:00pm
Gradescope is a suite of tools designed to accommodate a common grading workflow. Join this workshop with the Gradescope team to learn how you can use Gradescope to deliver and grade all of your assignments, whether online or in person.

Managing Research Data Using REDCap

October 25, 2022, 3:00pm
Learn more about Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap), a secure web-based application to support online and offline data collection for research studies and operations across a variety of disciplines.

Easy Attendance Tracking with iClicker & PollEverywhere

April 4, 2024, 2:00pm

Lisha BornillaIn this workshop, you will learn how to streamline attendance-taking processes in your classes using iClicker and PollEverywhere. We will explore the functionalities of each platform and provide hands-on guidance on how to effectively leverage them to automate attendance tracking, and syncing to bCourses gradebook.


Space Matters! Maximizing Active Learning Classrooms for Student Collaboration and Engagement

March 12, 2024, 10:00am

Liam Aiello & Ezra DalyBerkeley’s Active Learning classrooms (ALC) are teaching and learning spaces that allow the instructor to customize the physical learning environment to meet pedagogical needs. In an ALC, the room design, flexible furniture, writing surfaces, and technology allow for multiple pedagogical activities. Research also suggests that...