Equity and Inclusion

Basic Needs Update: What have we learned from COVID-19?

June 1, 2020, 10:00am
What have we learned from this semester and how can the campus incorporate these lessons for the future? Learn how the Basic Needs Center responded to this crisis by launching the COVID-19 Student Relief Circle, a central entry-point portal for students.
Registration is unavailable.

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.
Registration is unavailable.

Teaching During COVID-19: Reflecting on Endings, Beginnings, and Everything In Between

May 7, 2020, 1:00pm

“The one thing we essentially need to take care of is how to care for one another.”
- Professor Ruthie Gilmore, The City University of New York

As we enter the final weeks of the semester, many of us are no doubt feeling a mix of emotions: relief that Spring 2020 is coming to an end, stress about how to wrap things up in a way that feels true or right for our students, grief for what was lost, as well as anxiety and uncertainty about next year.

Registration is unavailable.

CANCELLED: It’s Okay To Be You: Creating a Climate of Inclusion and Belonging

April 24, 2020, 12:00pm
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.

Community Reflections During COVID-19

April 2, 2020, 10:30am

During times of crisis and disruption, it’s natural to default to very practical and immediate concerns. These are important. But as instructors, we also care about our students as people and as members of families and communities facing a multitude of challenges. We want to create conditions for them to thrive, even as we ourselves are learning to adapt to new and unfamiliar challenges. How do we ground ourselves in what’s important for each of us and our values, when everything is being upended?

Registration is not required.

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.
Registration is unavailable.

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.
Registration is unavailable.

Teaching in Troubled Times

Co-hosted by the American Cultures Center, the Division for Equity & Inclusion, and the Academic Innovation Studio, these timely, interactive dialogues feature dynamic faculty panelists and engage the Berkeley community in exploring how equity and justice challenges – locally, regionally and nationally – are impacting our students, instructors, classrooms, and campus.