Higher Education

Teaching with Wikipedia

December 9, 2019, 12:00pm
Please join the AC Center and the Wiki Education Foundation Educators as we discuss how to build Wikipedia assignments into your courses and discover some of the new tools, which support and enhance teaching with Wikipedia.
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ICPSR Regional Meeting in Northern California

October 24, 2019, 10:00am
The Inter-university Consortium of Political and Social Science Research (ICPSR) is hosting a Northern California meeting of ICPSR members and interested researchers, co-hosted by the Libary and the D-Lab. We’ll provide workshops on finding and using data for research, using data for teaching, how to promote ICPSR data and resources across campus, and more.
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Dr. Jalil Bishop: "A Place to Be Human," Presented by the Critical University Studies Speaker Series

October 31, 2019, 2:30pm

Please join us for this installment in the Critical University Studies Speaker Series: Dr. Jalil Bishop, "A Place to Be Human." The Critical University Studies (CUS) working group convenes and cultivates a critical scholarly community that contends with issues of power, race, and gender in higher education. 

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Difficult Knowledge, Trauma-Informed Pedagogy, and Safe-ish Spaces

September 12, 2019, 12:00pm

Violence and trauma are all around us—fatal shootings by police, sexual violence, family separations, addiction, abuse, displacement of refugees. Often, these situations give rise to individual healing journeys and collective efforts to create change. But the pain and loss embedded in them also has a damaging effect long after the events have passed.

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Teaching in Troubled Times - Culminating Event for a Semester of Learning

December 5, 2019, 11:45am

This will be the final event in our Fall 2019 Teaching in Troubled Times semester of learning. We'll take the insights, ideas, strategies, and challenges that have been raised over the course of the other programs in the series and discuss how we might implement them in our courses and interactions with students and colleagues. We hope this conversation will generate useful resources for other instructors across campus and beyond.

Lecturer Engagement, Development, and Advancement (LEAD) Network

The Lecturer Engagement, Development, and Advancement (LEAD) Network is an informal group organized by and for lecturers at Berkeley, to foster learning, build community, and provide support.

Creative Strategies for Addressing Increased Class Sizes

April 19, 2019, 12:00pm
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 faculty who represent different ends of the "scale" spectrum and bring your questions and ideas.
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Google Higher Education Workshop

April 10, 2019, 1:00pm
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 reality creation tool; Jamboard, an interactive whiteboard that works for remote collaboration; and other products.
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