The Academic Senate’s Committee on Teaching is pleased to announce the recipients of UC Berkeley’s Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times award. The awardees include individuals from 32 departments representing a range of disciplines and academic areas as well as teams composed of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student instructors.
The Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times Award is intended to honor UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and student instructors who in 2020 embraced the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and engaged in or supported excellent teaching. These instructors and staff used innovative methods and worked beyond their traditional roles to ensure that students remained engaged and supported, and were challenged to do meaningful work under extraordinary circumstances.
The Committee received almost 500 nominations for this award, signifying how our campus community has embraced the instructional challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to support our students. For more information about the awardees, please visit the Extraordinary Teaching in Extraodinary Times award page.