Web Resources and How-To Guides
8If you are using bCourses, GoogleDocs, or other technology in your section or lab, you might benefit from some of the training workshops and other support the Educational Technology Services offers.
You are also welcome to request a consultation with a GSI Teaching & Resource Center consultant on your use of IT to achieve specific learning goals.
For more IT resources available on the UC Berkeley campus, please see the Campus Resources for Teaching and Learning page.
|Task||Where you can find help|
|Learn about technology available in your classroom||Classrooms Information Database|
|Learn about campus course and section websites||bCourses (campus course management system)|
|Learn about bCourses features||Canvas Instructor Guide|
|Create sharable documents and presentations on line||bConnected|
|Set up and manage an electronic mailing list||bConnected Lists|
|Borrow a digital document camera to display documents, small objects||ETS Instructional Equipment Checkout|
|Create a slide presentation (e.g., PowerPoint or KeyNote)||PowerPoint Help
KeyNote User Guide
|Create screencasts and other learning objects||Academic Innovation Studio (ETS)|
|Create dynamic web-based digital presentations||Prezi.com|
|Learn to use a variety of on-line tools and software||Geekgirl’s Plain English Computing|
|Set up full-featured discussion forum that meets student data privacy requirements||Piazza.com|
|Search for high-quality digital images for instructional use||UCB Library Classics Resources: Image Databases
College of Environmental Design: Visual Resources Center
|Find digital image and data collections for humanities and social sciences||Berkeley Digital Humanities Projects|
|Learn about research and practices around student laptop use in class||Use of Laptops in the Classroom: Research and Best Practices (pdf, University of Michigan)|