Resources, tools, & technology

General teaching resources

Office of Educational Development: Supports the teaching efforts of faculty; services include individual consultation with faculty on all aspects of their teaching, classroom observation and videotaping, and awards and grants.

Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center: Resources, programs, and awards promoting GSI teaching effectiveness and career development.

Reference & Instruction unit of The Library: Classroom instructors in humanities and the social sciences may schedule a library instruction session for their undergraduate and graduate students, tailored to the course and the students' research topics.

Center for Science and Engineering Information Literacy: Helps science and engineering librarians develop tools to support teaching and learning.

Disabled Students' Program: In addition to services for eligible students, provides faculty with test proctoring assistance, access to accommodation letters, and information on teaching students with disabilities.

The Berkeley Language Center: Resource center for language instructors, offering information on language pedagogy, second-language acquisition, and applied linguistics.

Student Learning Center: Consultation for faculty on learning styles, groups in the classroom, and other topics. Tutoring and courses for students.


Educational Technology Services: Primary campus resource for course websites, classroom technology, webcasting, teleconferencing, video and radio, and consultation and training on how to effectively integrate these tools into teaching and learning.

bSpace: A collaboration and learning environment for faculty, GSIs, and students.

bCourses - Berkeley Course Sites: Online learning environment with tools that support teaching and learning activities.

Bear Facts: Website where faculty can access student information — including class lists and wait lists — and can enter and submit final course grades. For students, Bear Facts includes class schedules, grades, billing, and financial aid.

Faculty handbooks

Handbook for Teaching with the Arts: Lists Bay Area organizations and their services for Berkeley instructors.