Higher Education

Beyond Accommodations: Changing the Disability Frame

November 18, 2019, 12:00pm

Discussions of disability on campus often focus on how we can support and accommodate individual needs and meet our compliance requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act. With this session, we hope to add to that important conversation, inviting faculty, GSIs, staff, and students to think in creative and visionary ways about culture, structure, teaching and learning, and broader institutional transformation.

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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The Chosen Ones: Black Men and the Politics of Redemption

February 13, 2019, 4:00pm
What struggles do formerly incarcerated Black men face trying to fit back into their communities and integrating into greater society? Join us for a discussion with Nikki Jones (Associate Professor of African American Studies) and Clarence Ford (Masters candidate, Goldman School of Public Policy and Berkeley Underground Scholars Policy/Advocacy Coordinator).
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Teaching Dialogues

Teaching Dialogues are a regular series of campus-wide discussions on pressing topics related to teaching and learning, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Academic Senate's Committee on Teaching.