Upcoming events

Below are programs open to all instructors, researchers, graduate students, and academic staff on topics related to teaching, learning, and research.

For a complete listing of all scheduled AIS events (including invite-only meetings), please view this web page.

November 20, 2018, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Hosted by
Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Computer Science (CS), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)
For the past few years, the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois has been running a computer-based testing facility (CBTF) to improve course exam assessment at scale (25+ courses, 50,000 students). The exams are unique to each student, reduce grading time, allow for flexible...
November 29, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Hosted by
Research IT (RIT)
The Research IT Reading Group has met biweekly since April 2013 to discuss topics touching support of research at UC Berkeley. (Please click to see further information regarding topics.) Reading / review materials are provided a week ahead of each scheduled meeting, which may include peer-reviewed...
Registration is not required.
December 3, 2018, 10:00am to 11:30am
Come join other instructors to talk about using clickers (aka student/classroom/audience response systems). Newcomers welcome! This informal gathering (held during RRR week each semester) is a great way to share and learn about best practices, to chat about successes and challenges using clickers,...
December 5, 2018, 10:00am to 11:30am
Are you looking for concrete examples of innovative teaching strategies to use in your classes? Come and learn from your colleagues experienced in teaching in the active learning classrooms as they demonstrate specific examples of classroom activities they use to support student learning and...
December 6, 2018, 12:00pm to December 6, 2019, 2:00pm
Join us for lightning talks and lunch, featuring instructors presenting assignments they have developed that foster inquiry and engagement with primary sources.
December 13, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Research IT Reading Group has met biweekly since April 2013 to discuss topics touching support of research at UC Berkeley. (Please click to see further information regarding topics.) Reading / review materials are provided a week ahead of each scheduled meeting, which may include peer-reviewed...
Registration is not required.
February 5, 2019, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
This multi-disciplinary working group, open to the campus community, meets in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study.
Registration is not required.
March 12, 2019, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
This multi-disciplinary working group, open to the campus community, meets in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study. A longer description of the Sawyer seminar is available.
Registration is not required.
April 2, 2019, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
This multi-disciplinary working group, open to the campus community, meets in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study.
Registration is not required.
April 30, 2019, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
This multi-disciplinary working group, open to the campus community, meets in connection with the 2018-2019 UC Berkeley Sawyer Seminar on the topic of linguistic anthropology and literary and cultural study. A longer description of the Sawyer seminar is available. The working group meets eight...
Registration is not required.
May 9, 2019, 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR), aims to highlight work that has accomplished a variety of goals in improving pedagogy. Popular topics presented in the past revolved around student engagement strategies, large enrollment courses, and classroom and curriculum assessment...
December 11, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Showcase session on Discovery Experience curriculum projects through the Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant.
Registration is not required.