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.

March 21, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Hosted by
Digital Learning Services (DLS), Alternative Media Center, Disabled Students' Program (DSP), Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
Accessible content authoring is not only essential for students who use assistive technologies, but it also results in more usable, flexible content that can adapt to diverse student needs and devices. During the workshop, we’ll discuss some of the key terms and research around inclusive learning...
March 21, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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,...
Registration is not required.
March 22, 2019, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Hosted by
Cal Performances
Sign up to participate in special immersive teaching and learning experiences through Cal Performances. These programs are designed for faculty from all disciplines to engage in a performing arts experience and facilitated conversation to deepen understanding of the subject matter, draw connections...
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 3, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
This event is designed for administrators and academic support staff who work closely with bCourses. Please come ready to share departmental updates and learn what's new or upcoming with bCourses and the campus ed tech ecosystem.
April 4, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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,...
Registration is not required.
April 8, 2019, 11:45am to 2:00pm
Hosted by
Biology Scholars Program (BSP)
What lessons can we glean from the longitudinal Gift it Forward study of the Biology Scholars Program that can inform UC Berkeley’s efforts to provide fair treatment, opportunity, and advancement for all? In this workshop Dr. Mica Estrada will describe evidence-based recommendations that can be...
April 10, 2019, 10:00am to 11:30am
Interested in engaging learners? Find out what works and what doesn't in this Teaching Dialogue focused on Active Learning. Experienced faculty will discuss the strategies they are currently using.
April 10, 2019, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Come learn from Google's Higher Education team about new products for collaboration and communicating, as well as tips and tricks for getting the most out of Google Drive, docs, mail, and calendar. This two-hour, interactive session allows you to get hands on with Tour Creator, a new virtual...
April 11, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Hosted by
Data Science Education Program (DSEP)
Tailored to graduate students, this workshop provides an introduction to data science teaching tools and pedagogy. Learn about developing Jupyter Notebooks for your classes and teaching on a cloud-based JupyterHub.
April 17, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Hosted by
Berkeley Collegium
Since 2012, the Berkeley Collegium has worked to foster innovation and excellence in undergraduate teaching at UC Berkeley. This event showcases recent projects funded through the Collegium's signature program "Narrowing the Gap Between Teaching and Research."
Registration is not required.
April 18, 2019, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Join us for our third annual AIS-palooza! Connect with service providers and academic support units from across campus to get your question answered, find inspiration, and learn about new ideas.
April 18, 2019, 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,...
Registration is not required.
April 19, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
As class sizes grow in many corners of campus, how do instructors balance teaching and learning goals against practical and logistical challenges? What creative activities or strategies are people using to preserve quality when resources (including time) are scarce or non-existent? Come hear from...
April 22, 2019, 10:00am to 11:30am
Join us for a talk and facilitated discussion led by Hertha Sweet Wong, professor of English and associate dean of arts and humanities. This program will focus on particular challenges and considerations for students working with sensitive material in representational formats. How do we ensure...
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 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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,...
Registration is not required.
May 9, 2019, 9:30am to 2:00pm
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...
May 9, 2019, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Hosted by
Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), The Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching
It's happened to all of us, even at Berkeley. We've written a bad exam, given a lecture that fell flat, designed an activity or assignment that was a waste of time, or looked into the blank, confused, disinterested (or perhaps even hostile) eyes of students. Come join your colleagues to share...
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.