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Monday, October 27, 2014

Choosing a Focus

Workshop | October 27 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop is designed to help you turn a general area of interest into a focused, feasible, and interesting research topic. Over the course of an hour, you will identify your academic interests and learn techniques to help you select among them.


Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Workshop: Video Editing with Premiere

Workshop | October 29 | 1-4 p.m. | 1535 Tolman Hall


Tim Gotch, Educational Technology Services

Gina Gaiser, Educational Technology Services

Educational Technology Services


Learn basic video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 software. This hands on workshop will cover how to import video footage, assemble clips within a timeline, add transitions, titles and effects and general export processes.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The American Cultures Center Book Series: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Lecture | October 30 | 5 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Ethnic Studies Library/30


Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Professor Emerita, Native American, California State University, East Bay

Leece Lee, Visiting Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies, Mills College

American Cultures, Native American Studies, The Comparative Ethnic Studies Program, The American Indian Graduate Program


Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will present her new book 'An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States'. Introduction by Dr. Leece Lee.

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples: Today, in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized indigenous communities and nations comprising nearly three million people.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Workshop: Screen Capture and Annotation

Workshop | November 5 | 1-4 p.m. | 1535 Tolman Hall


Tim Gotch, Educational Technology Services

Gina Gaiser, Educational Technology Services

Educational Technology Services


Learn how to record lectures, demos and tutorials using Camtasia and simple annotation tools. This method is an increasingly popular way to record video to use for flipped classrooms, project based learning activities and active learning environments.



Faculty Seminar on Teaching with GSIs

Seminar | November 5 – 19, 2014 every Wednesday | 3-5 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


GSI Teaching & Resource Center

Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center


Topics to be addressed in this year's seminar include:
Specific strategies for working well with GSIs and connecting the work of section to that of the larger course
Guiding the work of GSIs in grading student work
Giving feedback to GSIs and conducting productive classroom observations
Helping GSIs teach according to how students learn
The following recipients of the Faculty Award for...   More >

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research: A brief overview of research opportunities and how to find them

Information Session | November 6 | 10-10:30 a.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will give you a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Practical: Micro Studio

Workshop | November 7 | 1-4 p.m. | 1535 Tolman Hall


Tim Gotch, Educational Technology Services

Gina Gaiser, Educational Technology Services

Educational Technology Services


Video Production Workshops and Practical sessions are open to instructors, faculty, staff and graduate student instructors (GSI) at no charge. Practicals are hands-on sessions emphasising discussion and continuing practice. Each session starts on Berkeley time, runs 2 hours with an extra hour for practice, discussion or consultation time. Sessions are facilitated by Tim Gotch & Gina Gaiser....   More >

Monday, November 10, 2014

Choosing a Focus

Workshop | November 10 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop is designed to help you turn a general area of interest into a focused, feasible, and interesting research topic. Over the course of an hour, you will identify your academic interests and learn techniques to help you select among them.


Students - Undergraduate

Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | November 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.



Workshop: Video Editing with Premiere

Workshop | November 12 | 1-4 p.m. | 1535 Tolman Hall


Tim Gotch, Educational Technology Services

Gina Gaiser, Educational Technology Services

Educational Technology Services


Learn basic video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 software. This hands on workshop will cover how to import video footage, assemble clips within a timeline, add transitions, titles and effects and general export processes.



Faculty Seminar on Teaching with GSIs

Seminar | November 5 – 19, 2014 every Wednesday | 3-5 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


GSI Teaching & Resource Center

Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center


Topics to be addressed in this year's seminar include:
Specific strategies for working well with GSIs and connecting the work of section to that of the larger course
Guiding the work of GSIs in grading student work
Giving feedback to GSIs and conducting productive classroom observations
Helping GSIs teach according to how students learn
The following recipients of the Faculty Award for...   More >



Dialogues: What is the Value of Active Learning in Large Lecture Courses?

Colloquium | November 12 | 4-5 p.m. |  Faculty Club


Center for Teaching and Learning, Academic Senate


more information to follow


Faculty, Staff

All Audiences

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Workshop: Screen Capture and Annotation

Workshop | November 19 | 1-4 p.m. | 1535 Tolman Hall


Tim Gotch, Educational Technology Services

Gina Gaiser, Educational Technology Services

Educational Technology Services


Learn how to record lectures, demos and tutorials using Camtasia and simple annotation tools. This method is an increasingly popular way to record video to use for flipped classrooms, project based learning activities and active learning environments.



Faculty Seminar on Teaching with GSIs

Seminar | November 5 – 19, 2014 every Wednesday | 3-5 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Campus


GSI Teaching & Resource Center

Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center


Topics to be addressed in this year's seminar include:
Specific strategies for working well with GSIs and connecting the work of section to that of the larger course
Guiding the work of GSIs in grading student work
Giving feedback to GSIs and conducting productive classroom observations
Helping GSIs teach according to how students learn
The following recipients of the Faculty Award for...   More >

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | December 10 | 1-2 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Professional Email Communication: (or: how to email your professor so you get a favorable response!)

Workshop | December 11 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Dr. Wendy Muse Sinek, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


This workshop will teach you how to present yourself professionally over email to faculty and other professionals so that you make a great first impression.