May 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

Open to: All faculty and staff


The Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR), formerly known as Waves of Innovation, is an annual showcase celebrating the work of Berkeley instructors, particularly with regard to novel or effective strategies for student engagement, large-enrollment courses, student writing, assessment, and student-faculty collaboration.

Several waves of lightning talks (10 min.) will be grouped around thematic topics, with opportunities for informal discussion amongst presenters and interested attendees.

This year's showcase also features spotlights on teaching communities of practice and Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grants.

Tentative Schedule of Events

  8:30 am      Meet and greet with coffee

  9:00 am      Lecturer Teaching Fellows Spotlight - Lightning Talks

10:00 am      Assignments You're Excited to Grade - Panel Discussion

11:00 am      Showcase of Past DTA Recipients - Lightning Talks

12:00 pm      Engaging Students - Lightning Talks/Networking Lunch

  1:00 pm      Spotlight on 2017 DTA Recipients - Lightning Talks w/ Discussion

  2:30 pm      Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant Project Spotlight

  3:30 pm      Happy Hour

For more information, visit the Center for Teaching and Learning website or contact Melanie Green (


Registration is not required.