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.

February 26, 2020, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Explore how people learn and use a conceptual model to analyze and align your teaching choices. Changing the order of activities can make a huge difference. Participants will come away from this interactive workshop with ideas for immediate implementation.
February 27, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
This session will focus on critically reading and evaluating a wide array of visual content and projects.
February 28, 2020, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
While not intended to offer a nuts-and-bolts discussion of successful grant-writing, this panel discussion will offer insightful information about how to overcome the typical (and perhaps atypical) barriers to initiating and completing the grant-writing process.
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March 5, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
The Data Science Education Program has a vision of trying to create pedagogical opportunities for all students to experience data science approaches within existing classes.
March 13, 2020, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Hosted by
Office for Faculty Equity & Welfare
This panel of faculty experts will share the approaches they have taken to build and maintain longstanding networks of helpful colleagues and good friends on Berkeley’s campus.
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March 17, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Although there is no way to maintain complete digital privacy, we will discuss best practices for managing your personal data. We will also brainstorm ways to meaningfully engage students with the broader issues of digital identity and surveillance.
March 19, 2020, 10:00am to 12:00pm
What do we mean by active learning? How can we incorporate active learning strategies into our lecture classes? In this interactive workshop, we’ll explore multiple examples of how active learning can work in undergraduate courses. Common strategies that can be implemented in 1 minute, 5 minutes,...
April 3, 2020, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Hosted by
Office for Faculty Equity & Welfare
Faculty experts will speak about the strategies they deploy to protect their research and writing time and, in the process, to prepare themselves for promotion while remaining true to the reasons they joined the academy.
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April 7, 2020, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Looking for new assignment ideas or wondering why students are getting stuck on the same concepts over and over again? In this interactive workshop, we’ll explore approaches to (and limitations of) assessment in undergraduate education, consider alternative methods (including students’ responses to...
April 16, 2020, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Our annual AIS-palooza brings together service providers and academic support organizations from all over campus. Come learn tips and tricks for teaching and research and discover new innovations and tools. We've got something for everyone!
April 16, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Hosted by
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (ISSI), Center for Ethnographic Research
In Beyond the Case, Corey M. Abramson and Neil Gong have gathered together several experts in field research to address these issues by showing how practitioners employing contemporary iterations of ethnographic traditions such as phenomenology, grounded theory, positivism, and interpretivism, use...
April 24, 2020, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Hosted by
Office for Faculty Equity & Welfare
Faculty experts will discuss their experiences with this form of othering and describe the journey that they took to fully celebrate their uniqueness and embrace all that they contribute to this great institution.
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May 6, 2020, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Hosted by
Pressbooks is often the tool of choice for academics creating digital books, open textbooks, and open educational resources, since you can license your materials for reuse however you desire. Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials.
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May 7, 2020, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Hosted by
Academic Innovation Studio (AIS), Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), The Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching
Failure is so last year . What does it mean to "win" at teaching? Come join colleagues from across campus for a fun, relaxing afternoon swapping stories about teaching. Tell us about a favorite moment or a special interaction that stands out for you. What's an assignment your students love or that...
June 8, 2020, 9:00am to June 10, 2020, 5:00pm
Hosted by
Data Science Education Program (DSEP)
Learn data science concepts, pedagogical methods, and technical tools, and get help integrating them into your own practice.
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