Active Learning

Clickers

Clickers (also known as classroom response systems) are devices that can be used to gather real-time feedback during class sessions.

More info: ETS Clickers page 

Online help: Clickers Help Pages

Consultations: AIS Consultation Calendar

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.

Active Learning

Active learning refers to an interactive style of teaching that engages students in reading, writing, talking, listening, and reflecting—often in specially designed, customizable classrooms.

More info: Active Learning at Berkeley

Consultations: Email

Pedagogical Consultations

The CTL provides consulting services for faculty on all aspects of course design, teaching, and evaluating student learning.

More Info: Services and Programs

Consultations: Email

Extending Learning Beyond the Classroom Walls

April 27, 2018

Panel discussion with Jason Corburn, Pat Steenland, Nicholas Swanson-Hysell and Andrea Wise

2018 Resource Fair Recap and Resources

April 15, 2018

In case you missed this year's Teaching and Research Resource Fair, here are some pictures and handouts from presenters, as well as the full schedule of events (click images below to enlarge).

Clickers Faculty User Group Meetup

May 4, 2018, 10:00am

Open To: Faculty

Description:

Come join other instructors to talk about using clickers (aka student/classroom/audience response systems). Newcomers welcome!

Registration is unavailable.

Extending Learning Beyond the Classroom Walls

April 11, 2018, 12:15pm
Learning can and should happen 24/7, and research shows that when it is connected to people’s lives, it’s more beneficial, more robust, and ”stickier.” So, how do we draw on environments outside the classroom walls and leverage them in service of our educational aims? How can this help us engage with our broader communities, transcend traditional academic boundaries, and foster deep learning? Join your Berkeley colleagues for an open, informal discussion.
Registration is unavailable.

Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Effectiveness

February 26, 2018

head shot of Todd Zakrajsek

Is lecturing a "tainted and antiquated" mode of teaching or a misunderstood and unfairly maligned approach? According to Todd Zakrajsek, it depends. Lecturing is not inherently good or bad and there are many styles and modalities that serve different purposes.

Teaming with Diversity Workshop with Sara Beckman

January 11, 2018, 9:30am
A half-day workshop for instructors on how to design and facilitate effective teams, drawing upon each member's unique strengths. Participants will be introduced to the training tools and resources that Beckman uses to coach faculty as well as industry executives, and have an opportunity to work on their own projects.
Registration is unavailable.