Teaching and Learning

Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (HIFIS)

The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (HIFIS) at UC Berkeley brings together researchers, organizers, stakeholders, communicators, and policymakers to identify and eliminate the barriers to an inclusive, just, and sustainable society and to create transformative change toward a more equitable nation.

Digital Humanities @ Berkeley Summer Institute Talks

The Digital Humanities @ Berkeley Summer Institute will host its opening and closing keynote speakers in the Academic Innovation Studio on August 14 and 18th, 2017. For more information about the summer institute, visit the Digital Humanities@Berkeley website.

Fall 2017 Teaching Dialogues

Wide shot of panel and audience for Redefining the College Lecture

Now in its fifth year, the Teaching Dialogues series is a regular campus-wide discussion on pressing topics related to teaching and learning, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching.

Pedagogical Course Support

Get personal advice from experts from the Center for Teaching and Learning on how to improve your course(s), from rethinking your course design, fostering student engagement, and infusing technology into your teaching. If you can't make it to a workshop or program, you can find resources online or schedule a consultation by emailing teaching@berkeley.edu.

Strengthen Your Syllabus

January 9, 2018, 10:30am
Do you have the feeling your students might not be reading your syllabus or referring to it throughout the semester? What can you do to change this? In this session, Rita-Marie Conrad, senior consultant from the Center for Teaching and Learning, will discuss common pitfalls and share tips and creative strategies to strengthen your syllabus. Participants will also have the opportunity to give and receive feedback on their syllabus. Please RSVP and please bring your laptop and at least one printed copy of your syllabus, even if it's still in draft form. All questions are welcome!
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Python FUN!damentals Intensive


This four-part, interactive workshop series is your complete introduction to programming Python for people with little or no previous programming experience. By the end of the series, you will be able to apply your knowledge of basic principles of programming and data manipulation to a real-world social science application.

This is a four part workshop series to be held in Dwinelle 117 from 1-4pm on:
Monday 8/14
Tuesday 8/15
Wednesday 8/16
Friday 8/18

Research to Impact

Research to Impact is a year-long colloquium series organized by the affiliated faculty of the Haas Institute that aims to share leading edge research and spark generative exchange and collaboration on issues of diversity and inclusion.

The Use and Abuse of Digital Platforms

November 16, 2017, 4:00pm

Open to: All instructors and academic support staff


How do issues of privacy, copyright, and plagiarism in a digital environment intersect with our use of digital tools such as turnitin.com or public sites such as WordPress, LinkedIn, or other social media? How do we remain ethical in our use of digital media and platforms and encourage our students to do so as well?

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Inviting Students to Bring Themselves to Class: Connecting Learning and Lived Experiences

March 21, 2017, 1:00pm

Open to: All faculty, graduate students, and academic support staff


Registration is unavailable.

De-mystifying Faculty Teaching Evaluation to Improve Pedagogy and Practices

September 26, 2016, 12:00pm

Open to: Senate and non-Senate faculty


Registration is not required.