Active Learning

CANCELLED: 2020 Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR)

May 7, 2020, 9:00am
This event has been cancelled due to guidance from public health officials and campus leadership re: COVID-19. We hope to see you back in the AIS soon.
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CANCELLED: How Do We Find Out What Students are Learning? Considerations for Classroom Assessment

April 7, 2020, 1:00pm
This event has been cancelled due to guidance from public health officials and campus leadership re: COVID-19. For a consultation on this topic, please contact the Center for Teaching and Learning: teaching@berkeley.edu. We hope to see you back in the AIS soon.
Registration is unavailable.

POSTPONED: Everyone Can Do It! Integrating Active Learning in 1, 5, or 10-minute Snippets

March 19, 2020, 10:00am
Thank you for your interest in the workshop, "Everyone Can Do It! Integrating Active Learning in 1, 5, or 10-minute Snippets." Based on the guidance received from the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, we have decided to postpone this event. We will be aiming to reschedule for later in the semester or early in the fall.
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Small Changes, Big Impact: Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies

Interested in trying new teaching strategies, but not sure where to start? Looking to refresh your pedagogy without redesigning your entire course? Wondering what education research tells us about effective teaching practices? In this pilot series, we’ll discuss evidence-based teaching tools and techniques that improve student learning and can be implemented in class tomorrow!

NOTE: Each session is limited to 20 participants. Priority will be given to current instructors. 

What Comes First? How We Can (Re)order What We Teach to Better Align with How People Learn

February 26, 2020, 10:00am
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.
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Showcase of Teaching Innovation and Reinvention (STIR)

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.

Teaching a Large-Enrollment Class

August 15, 2019, 11:00am
Join us for an informal conversation about teaching large-enrollment courses. Bring your questions and come share your strategies, tips, and tricks for managing logistics, engaging students, staying sane, and feeling successful in a large class. (Large = what you consider large.)
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Active Learning Teaching Dialogue

April 10, 2019, 10:00am
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.
Registration is unavailable.