Each year the GSI Teaching & Resource Center offers a three-afternoon seminar for faculty on how to work effectively with GSIs and provide GSIs guidance and mentoring in teaching. This year’s three-session seminar will take place on November 5, November 12, and November 19, 2014 from 3 to 5 p.m. Continue Reading >>
Over 800 graduate students gathered for the fall 2014 teaching conference on August 21 and 22. Day 1 of the conference focused on cultural, institutional, and linguistic issues for international GSIs. Day 2, for all first-time GSIs, featured talks and workshops on the nuts and bolts of teaching as a GSI at Berkeley.
As a national leader in preparing graduate students for teaching, UC Berkeley was one of the first universities in the country to create a campuswide policy on the mentoring of graduate student instructors. This policy supports GSIs’ professional development as teachers and prepares them for the teaching they will do Continue Reading >>