Upcoming events

Upcoming Events for the Instructional + Research Communities

Mar 05
March 5, 2024, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) and the College of Engineering EMPOWER Program
Interested in advancing equity within the courses that you teach? Eager to try grading in new or different ways? We invite you to network with like-minded colleagues who have explored different strategies for equitable grading. In small roundtable discussions, participants will have the chance to...
Mar 06
March 6, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
As part of our series of workshops on DataHub, the second part will concentrate on introducing the Berkeley Data Stack–a suite of tools that support Data Science instruction at Berkeley–and exploring how instructors across the campus are integrating such tools as part of their course work. The...
Mar 12
March 12, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
Berkeley’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...
Mar 13
March 13, 2024, 11:30am to 1:00pm
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) and the College of Engineering EMPOWER Program
Grades have become ubiquitous in the college teaching and learning environment, but how did we get here? Join us for an informal journal club to learn more about the history of the traditional grading system (e.g. A-F course grade scale) and review a synthesis of the literature on how grades have...
Mar 20
March 20, 2024, 9:00am to 11:00am
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) and the College of Engineering EMPOWER Program
Can you think of a particular course assignment that causes frustration and challenges for either you or your students? Would you like support in revising and improving this assignment, particularly to align with equitable grading practices? In this hands-on clinic, participants will work...
Apr 02
April 2, 2024, 10:00am to 10:45am
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
This workshop addresses the unique challenges and opportunities of implementing active learning strategies in large, introductory lecture settings, which are crucial as they often mark the beginning of a student's journey into a specific discipline or way of thinking. Research in educational...
Apr 04
April 4, 2024, 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Hosted by
Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL)
In 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...
Apr 23
April 23, 2024, 5:00pm
The DTA recognizes individual faculty for sustained excellence in teaching. Beyond an individual exemplary class, such sustained excellence in teaching incites intellectual curiosity in students, inspires colleagues, and makes students aware of significant relationships between the academy and the...
May 03
May 3, 2024, 9:00am
Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Teaching and Learning Conference to be held May 3. This year’s theme is "Inclusive Teaching is Effective Teaching: Sharing Inclusive Teaching Strategies to Advance Equity". Registration and proposal submission information will be available in late January/...

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