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The GSI Teaching & Resource Center helps graduate students transition to teaching as GSIs at UC Berkeley and offers programs and services to assist graduate students in developing their teaching skills for future academic and nonacademic careers. We also work with faculty and departments to assist them in the mentoring and teaching preparation they offer graduate students.



Incidents of hate speech can increase stress for already-stressed students and instructors, especially for members of groups targeted by hate speech. What are some helpful ways to respond in the GSI role? Two new resource pages from the University of Michigan address this question: Responding to Incidents of Hate Speech Continue Reading >>

How are the roles of GSIs and faculty different? Does students’ laptop use in class affect their learning? What are the best conditions for students to learn in GSI-led sections and labs? Silvia Bunge introduces research on student perceptions of GSIs, factors that influence learning, and recommendations for GSIs in Continue Reading >>

Professional Standards and Ethics in Teaching Online Course

First-time GSIs must complete the course before they interact with students (in person or online) in their role as an instructor.
Please see Enrollment Instructions for details.
Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Microaggressions and the Learning Environment
Wednesday, October 25, 2:00 – 3:30
Anonymous Grading
Tuesday, October 31, 10:00 – 11:30

Spring Conference for First-time GSIs

Friday, January 12, 2018