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.

Teaching consultants are available this semester via Zoom to assist GSIs with a variety of teaching-related matters from how to teach effectively in a remote environment, how to assess whether what you are doing is helping your students in their learning, to strategizing solutions for problems that may come up in teaching. The Center’s consultations on Teaching and the Academic Job Search provide an opportunity for you to get feedback on statements of teaching philosophy and other teaching-related materials you are preparing to submit. You can schedule an appointment here.

GSIs play an important role in demonstrating an ethic of care to students who are currently dealing with multiple sources of significant stress. The following resources provide specific steps GSIs can take to assist students and their learning leading up to and following the election: A blog post from the 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.

Spring 2021 GSI Teaching Conference

(offered via Zoom)

For All First-Time GSIs
Friday, January 15, 2021

10:00am – 3:00pm
(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

More than a Remote Possibility:
Rethinking Inclusion in the College Classroom

Tuesday, December 8, 1:00 – 2:30; via Zoom
Workshop Description

Bringing together GSIs, undergraduates, and faculty, the panel More than a Remote Possibility: Rethinking Inclusion in the College Classroom invites reflection and further action towards more meaningful inclusion of students with disabilities in the graduate and undergraduate training mission of UC Berkeley.

Join us for a powerful discussion that seeks to offer insights and resources for educators, while moving the conversation away from compliance with legal mandates to humanizing the experiences of students with disabilities. Presented by the GSI Teaching & Resource Center.