NEW this Fall! 
GSI Remote Teaching Hub

Here you will find best practices for GSIs for remote teaching designed by your peers, guides on how to use bCourses and Zoom tailored to the needs of GSIs, resources for support and consultation, and campus policies. This site will be continually updated throughout the semester.

On the Keep Teaching website (Research, Teaching, and Learning Services), learn about effective strategies, resources, and best practices and keep apprised of campus policies.

Welcome, GSIs! The GSI Center has created materials specific to the needs of new and continuing GSIs who will be teaching remotely. After reviewing the checklists for Getting Started, head on over to the new GSI Remote Teaching Hub linked from this home page to get started. We also recommend Must-See Continue Reading >>

This checklist, produced and refined for remote instruction by your fellow GSIs, will help you prepare for  your first teaching assignment, work well throughout the semester with faculty and peers, and lay the groundwork for engaging your students and addressing their needs.

2020 Fall GSI Teaching Conference

(offered via Zoom)

For All First-Time International GSIs

Thursday, August 20
9:30am – 12:00pm (Pacific Time Zone)

For All First-Time GSIs

Friday, August 21
10:00am – 2:45pm (Pacific Time Zone)

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.

2020 Fall Workshops on Teaching

Assessing Teaching and Learning*
Tuesday, September 15, 1:00 – 2:30; via Zoom
Workshop Description

Improve your teaching and enhance student learning through the use of mid-semester evaluations and Classroom Assessment Techniques. Know how to respond productively to student feedback and use the information you receive on final course evaluations to set goals for improvement.

Syllabus and Course Design*
Thursday, September 24, 1:00 – 2:30; via Zoom
Workshop Description

Are you responsible for designing a course and syllabus for this coming fall or next spring? Are you​ ​interested in developing a syllabus for the academic job search? In this workshop, participants will learn ways to turn their syllabus ideas into integrated courses and will work out criteria for selecting course materials, assignments, and methods​ ​of​ ​assessment.