(offered via Zoom)

The Fall GSI Teaching Conference is held the Thursday and Friday before classes begin. Its purpose is to orient graduate students to their GSI role and equip them to begin. All first-time international GSIs must attend on Thursday; all first-time GSIs, international and domestic, must attend on Friday. The 2020 Fall Teaching Conference runs August 20 and 21, 2020. 

To be credited with completion, attendees must participate in the entire conference day. All conference activities will be held via Zoom. Online pre-registration is required.

Teaching Conference for First-Time International GSIs

Thursday, August 20, 2020

9:30am – 12:00pm
(Pacific Time Zone)

 

Thursday Schedule

9:30 – 10:45 Round One Workshops

10:45 Break

11:00 – 12:00 Round Two Workshops

(When registering, your round-one workshop must differ from your round-two workshop selection.)

Pre-register for the Teaching Conference for First-Time International GSIs

All first-time international GSIs must also attend the conference on Friday, August 21 (see below).

 

Teaching Conference for All First-Time GSIs

Friday, August 21, 2020

10:00am – 2:45pm
(Pacific Time Zone)

 

Friday Schedule

Each GSI is assigned to follow either the Group 1 Schedule or the Group 2 Schedule. Please consult the Discipline-Cluster Workshops list under each group schedule below to see which schedule you will follow. Your choice of discipline-cluster workshop should be based on your teaching assignment.

Zoom meeting information will be provided closer to the conference date. Your CalNet ID is required to login to the meeting.

Group 1: Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Computer Sciences; Engineering; and Physical Sciences

Group 2: Foreign Languages; Humanities; Quantitatives; Reading & Composition; Social Sciences (Non-Quantitatives); Social Sciences (Quantitatives); and Studio, Art, & Environmental Design

 

Group 1 Schedule

10:00 – 11:45  Discipline Cluster Workshop 

11:45 – 1:00  Lunch break

1:00 – 2:45  Best practices for effective remote instruction

 

Group 2 Schedule

10:00 – 11:45  Best practices for effective remote instruction

11:45 – 1:00  Lunch break

1:00 – 2:45  Discipline Cluster Workshop


Please contact the GSI Teaching & Resource Center (gsi@berkeley.edu) if you have any questions.

Pre-register for the Teaching Conference for All First-Time GSIs