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

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!
Registration is unavailable.

Summer ESL App-y Hour

August 2, 2018, 4:45pm
Special App-y Hour hosted by the Berkeley College Writing Programs for Summer ESL instructors! Come share or learn about new apps that work well for task- and project-based learning for language learners.
Registration is not required.

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


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

Registration is unavailable.

Publish Digital Books and Open Textbooks with Pressbooks

April 26, 2018, 11:00am
Pressbooks is an easy-to-use tool that offers flexibility for self-publishing in different formats. Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials and for accessing a wide array of open publishing materials.
See event details for participation information.

Intro to Cloud Computing

March 22, 2018, 3:30pm

Open To: Faculty, Graduate Students


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Using Adobe Tools Across the Curriculum

February 14, 2018, 12:00pm
As part of our campus licensing agreement, Berkeley students, instructors, and staff have free access to a rich array of Adobe tools. Come learn about how instructors on other campuses are using Adobe products to further their educational goals and get an overview of new features and new, exciting applications. Free catered lunch provided by Adobe.
Registration is unavailable.

Where Can I Get Help With...

Looking for support from a specific team? We encourage you to utilize our partner drop-in hours or schedule a consultation

If you're not sure where to start, the chart below will help you find support for specific issues and concerns. You can also email and we'll get you to the right place.

Gradescope Training and Office Hours

February 5, 2018, 12:00pm
Come join us in the Academic Innovation Studio where a representative from Gradescope will provide a walkthrough of the assessment tool being used by hundreds of instructors at Cal. There will be plenty of time for your questions.
Registration is unavailable.