Learn Online

Learn Online

Free online trainings, interactive live streams, videos and tutorials.

New free Interactive Live Stream Minis

The free online mini-workshops happen live from the comfort of your cozy chair and are viewable from your computer screen or via an app* on your mobile device. You’ll learn tons and enjoy ample time for Q&A with the instructor to be sure all your questions are answered.

Digital Media Skills Certificate Info Session
Meet us virtually, as we broadcast this live session via Periscope.Watch us on your mobile (Periscope app) or desktop device (via Twitter Periscope Live )at  our Twitter handle @AMI_Berkeley. Meet key instructors and learn more about the course.  If you can join us in person for some one on one time, with wine and cheese, that’s even better. We encourage sharing of our content, use hashtag #digitalmedia.

When: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 6:30-7:30 PM  PST

Strategies in Social Media: Content Curation & Creation              
Yumi Wilson, a Berkeley Advanced Media Institute instructor, LinkedIn Community Manager & Professor of Journalism shares best practices and techniques for creating engaging content on social media.  We encourage sharing of our content, use hashtag #socialcontent.

When: Friday, February 13, 2015 at Noon-12: 45 PM  PST                        Training Completed


Mobile Storytelling: Creating Engaging Video on an iPhone           
Richard Taylor is the BBC North American technology correspondent based in Bay Area and creator of the BBC’s global technology brand, ‘Click’, broadcast in the UK and on TV in English and other language services.  He is also a lead Berkeley Advanced Media Institute innovation and video instructor. Richard will share his techniques for capturing video on his iPhone for production to the iconic BBC. We encourage sharing of our content, use hashtag #videostorytelling.

When: Friday, April 24, 2015 at Noon -12:45 PM  PST                     Watch Video

*To interact with our Live Stream Minis download the free Adobe Connect app from the iTunes store by clicking here.

free Videos

All of our live stream minis will be added to our video library. In the meantime enjoy a sampling of past video presentations from digital luminaries on our Vimeo Video Channel. 

free Tutorials

Our library of free online tutorials are created by industry professionals, academics and our own University of California Berkeley staff. These digital media resources and how to tutorials are free for you to use, or reuse, but please adhere to our liberal redistribution policy.

Animation & Interactivity, Audio, Data Visualization, Multimedia, Reporting & Public Records, Social Media, Web Development