Spring Instruction Kickoff
The Division of Undergraduate Education (UE) and Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) warmly invite the UC Berkeley instructional community to attend a week of instructional events and workshops to discover updates, resources, and inspiration for teaching this coming semester.
Preparing for Spring 2023 Instruction
Sponsored by the Division of Undergraduate Education, this online 2-day event on January 11 and 12 featured important updates from campus units, as well as sessions on student academic support programs, undergraduate education initiatives, Course Capture and other instructional technologies, and more.
Campus leaders share teaching-related updates and information for the coming semester.
- Oliver O’Reilly, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
- Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division
- Mary Ann Smart, Chair, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate
- Martha Velasquez, Interim Director, Disabled Students’ Program
- Shawna Dark, Chief Academic Technology Officer & Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
- James Weichert, ASUC Vice President, Academic Affairs
Teach Smarter, Not Harder: Designing Flexible Learning Experiences
Join Research, Teaching & Learning (RTL) as we explore inclusive and accessible pedagogies for a diverse student population and strategies for creating flexible learning experiences.
Jenae Cohn, Executive Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
Miles Lincoln, LMS Service Lead, Learning Environments and Tools
Seyon Wind, Support Lead, Learning Environments and Tools
Sandra Rogers, Digital Learning Specialist, Digital Learning Services
Betsy Greer, Digital Media DP, Editor and Producer, Digital Learning Services
Making Course Capture Work for You
Course Capture is the campus service provided by RTL that enables instructors to record their classrooms, computer screens, or both and share the recordings via bCourses. In this session, we’ll discuss how Course Capture supports and enhances student learning and provide strategies to address common instructor concerns about using Course Capture, like how to ensure students still attend class while also making lecture recordings available and how to evaluate students’ comprehension of the materials whether they attend in-person or view the recordings online.
Allison Czapracki, Manager, Learning Environments and Tools
Rebecca Farivar, Manager, Center for Teaching and Learning
Navigating the Student Conduct Process
Learn how the student conduct process works including the role of the instructor and what resources are available to reporting parties as they navigate the process.
Becca Lopez, Assistant Dean of Students & Director, Center for Student Conduct
Michael Mann, Interim Assistant Director, Center for Student Conduct
- Evan Variano, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Undergraduate Education Initiatives
Discover exciting campus initiatives around teaching and learning from the Division of Undergraduate Education.
- Catherine Flynn, Director, Berkeley Connect
- Victoria Robinson, Director, The American Cultures Center
- Oliver O'Reilly, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Helping Students in Distress
Staff from the Center for Support and Intervention will discuss how instructors can recognize and support students who may be in distress.
James Kato, Interim Assistant Dean of Students and Director, Center for Support & Intervention
Katie Morrison-White, Case Manager, Center for Support & Intervention
Student Academic Support Programs
Hear from programs that are providing academic support to students “where they are,” and take part in a discussion of current trends in student learning and preparation.
Cara Stanley, Executive Director, Student Learning Center
Khuyen Nguyen, Executive Associate Director, Student Learning Center
John Matsui, Director, Biology Scholars Program
Diana Lizarraga, Executive Director, Cal NERDS
- Derek Van Rheenen, Executive Director, Athletic Study Center