Spring 2019 Teaching Conference

The next Teaching Conference for First-Time GSIs is scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Dwinelle Hall. Pre-registration is required.

To be credited with completion, attendees must participate in the entire conference day.

Conference Schedule
List of Discipline-Cluster Workshops
Pre-register for the Teaching Conference

Conference Schedule

8:00–8:30 Registration (Dwinelle Hall)

8:30–12:15 Discipline-Cluster Workshops
Workshops address getting started as a GSI, conducting the first day of class, and strategies to enhance learning. GSIs are placed into groups with similar teaching assignments.

12:15–1:00 Lunch (provided)

1:00–3:00 Berkeley Interactive Theater Performance: Active Participation

3:00-3:30 Academic Student Employee Orientation

3:30-4:00 Closing Activity

Please contact the GSI Center with questions (gsi@berkeley.edu or 510-642-4456).

What To Expect at the GSI Teaching Conference

Discipline-Cluster Workshops

Biological Sciences

Bioengineering (biology-related courses)
Environmental Science, Policy, & Management (biology-related courses)
Integrative Biology
Molecular & Cell Biology
Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
Plant & Microbial Biology
Public Health (biology-related courses)
Vision Science

Computer Sciences

Engineering

Bioengineering (engineering-related courses)
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering

Humanities

(Non-Reading & Composition, non-foreign language courses only)
American Studies
Asian Studies
Buddhist Studies
Classics
English
Film & Media
History
History of Art
Information
Music (non-studio courses)
Near Eastern Studies
Philosophy
Religious Studies
Rhetoric
South & Southeast Asian Studies
Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies

Physical Sciences

Astronomy
Chemistry
Earth & Planetary Science
Physics

Quantitatives

Mathematics
Statistics

Reading & Composition / Foreign Languages

(Courses in any department that satisfy the University’s Reading & Composition requirement, and foreign language courses only)

African American Studies
African Languages
Anthropology
Celtic Studies
Classics
College Writing Programs
Comparative Literature
East Asian Languages & Cultures
English
Ethnic Studies
Film & Media
French
Gender & Women’s Studies
German
History of Art
Italian
Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning
Letters & Science (writing-intensive courses)
Music
Near Eastern Studies
Rhetoric
Scandinavian
Slavic Languages & Literatures
South & Southeast Asian Studies
Spanish & Portuguese
Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies

Social Sciences (Quantitative)

Agriculture & Resource Economics
Business
Economics
Demography
Psychology (quantitative courses)
Public Health (biostatistics)

Social Sciences (Non-quantitative)

African American Studies
American Studies
Ancient History & Mediterranean Archaeology
Anthropology
Archaeology
Architecture
Asian Studies
City & Regional Planning
Cognitive Science
Development Studies
Education
Energy & Resources Group (social science courses)
Environmental Science, Policy, & Management (non-biological courses)
Ethnic Studies
Gender & Women’s Studies
Geography
Information
Interdisciplinary Field Studies
International & Area Studies
Jurisprudence & Social Policy
Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Media Studies
Near Eastern Studies (non-language, non-Reading & Composition courses)
Peace & Conflict Studies
Political Economy of Industrialized Societies
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health (non-quantitative)
Public Policy
Religious Studies
Social Welfare
Sociology
Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies

Studios, Art, and Environmental Design:

(Studio courses only)
Architecture
Art Practice
City & Regional Planning
Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning
Music
Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies