Resources for teaching are grounded in an iterative cycle of course design and redesign. Whether you have come here for something specific, or just to peruse, these resources reflect the best practices in the field of teaching and learning.


  • Teach-Net is a moderated email forum for exchanging information, advice, tips, and general talk concerning teaching at Berkeley. Subscription is restricted to Berkeley faculty and staff.

Remote Best Practices

  • Be prepared for disruptions with best practices for remote teaching and learning.

How Students Learn

  • If you’ve ever wondered “How do humans learn?” and are searching for a few things you can do to deal with the limitations of trying to teach them, then this is the place for you.

Effective Course Design

  • First, the nuts and bolts. Review syllabus components and considerations as well as Academic Integrity and other useful information in course design and redesign.

Engaging Our Students

  • Ready to make it rigorous and engage students?

Experiment and Iterate

  • Review teaching effectiveness and evaluate student learning.

New to Campus

  • This page will provide you with the necessary information to get started teaching at Berkeley, and point you in the right direction in terms of essential teaching resources.

Assessment and Evaluation

  • Learn about what is effective and what is not through data, and make improvements in teaching, curriculum, and student experience.

Reading and Composition

  • R&C courses are distinguished by the fact that the study and practice of the activities of reading and writing are themselves central components of the course.