Course Information
Instructor: Victor Huang
Schedule: MW 6:30-8:00 PM PDT, The Woz in Soda (also Zoom link, posted in piazza)
Date Boot Camp Topic
Wed 6/15 Fixed Mindset Vs. Growth Mindset
Developing a Growth Mindset
Broken Futon Effect
Thu 6/16 Stereotype Threat
Addressing and Combating Stereotype Threat
Learning Styles (Do they exist?)
Explanations vs. Dispelling misconceptions
Week Date Topic References Assignments
1 Mon 6/20 No Class (Holiday)
Wed 6/22 First Section Debrief, Presentation tips
2 Mon 6/27 Teaching Confused Students
Wed 6/29 Peer Instruction List 3 reasons why a UC Berkeley class is better than a library card
Peer Instruction
3 Mon 7/4 Holiday (No class)
Wed 7/6 Working in Groups
Video Observation 1 (due 7/8 at midnight)
4 Mon 7/11 Writing a Good Rubric (for readers and for exams)
Wed 7/13 How to Run a Review Session; Proctoring and Accommodations Student Survey (due 7/22 by midnight)
5 Mon 7/18 Survey Review
Wed 7/20 Handling Academic Misconduct (Why Do Students Cheat?)
6 Mon 7/25 Accessible Course Content
Wed 7/27 Making a Boring Topic Interesting Video Observation 2 (due 7/29 at midnight)
7 Mon 8/1 What Is the Purpose of Your Class?
Wed 8/3 Optional class (no set topic)
8 Mon 8/8 Final Wrap Up
Wed 8/10 No topic