Fall Start-Up Information

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 >>

First-time GSIs: Checklist for Getting Started in Remote Teaching

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.

NEW GSI Remote Instruction 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.

Fall Workshops on Teaching

The GSI Center’s Workshops on Teaching for GSIs cover a wide variety of topics related to university teaching and the GSI experience. The purpose of the series is to offer GSIs, and other graduate students interested in teaching, opportunities for hands-on learning and practical discussion about pedagogy. To assist us Continue Reading >>

Keep Teaching

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

Addressing GSI Concerns

Vice Provost and Graduate Dean Lisa Garcia Bedolla addresses the most pressing questions GSIs have conveyed to us