Course Development

Assessing Anti-Racism Pedagogy at UC Berkeley


In Spring 2023, we are launching a research study designed to explore how American Cultures instructors conceptualize and practice anti-racism pedagogy. We also hope to explore the ways in which the university supports instructors to meaningfully engage with anti-racism pedagogy and how students benefit from and experience anti-racist learning environments. We believe this information will enhance racial equity in teaching and learning on campus, provide important examples of anti-racist practice, as well as inform future resources for instructional support....

Getting Started

Wikimedia-Guided & WikiEducation Supported

Wikipedia is the only nonprofit-driven project listed in the top one-hundred most-used websites, according to Alexa Internet Statistics.1,2 Governed by the Wikimedia Foundation, Wikipedia is just one of the many projects the organization has created. The mission of all Wikimedia-run projects is to increase freely available information. Yet,...

Creative Discovery Fellows (CDF) Support


To help support creative/digital projects in your courses, the following set of resources are available for immediate implementation.

Pedagogical Resources

Every year, the AC Center host pedagogical workshops to support its faculty in the development of AC courses, classroom assignments and the teaching to issues of racial and economic justice in diverse classrooms. In the past our workshops have been hosted by AC faculty members, the Wikipedian foundation, and campus departments such as the Media Resources Center.

Please use the navigation menu to explore information from our previous teaching workshops.

Faculty Grants


The American Cultures Center offers various grants and fellowships throughout the year to current AC instructors as well as faculty interested in creating, revising, or further developing an American Cultures course or an American Cultures Engaged Scholarship course. We also offer grants to faculty interested in learning how to develop, use and incorporate film clips as into their teaching. To learn more about these opportunities, please...

2021 Teaching in Summer Workshop

Workshop Agenda Time Topic 10am-10:10am Registration Opens 10:10am Welcome and Introductions 10:15am -10:30am Student Demographics: Laura Adams, Summer Sessions, Study Abroad and Lifelong Learning 10:30-11am How We Learn: Sarah Pickett and Marisella Rodriguez, Senior Consultants, Center for Teaching and Learning 11am-11:10am Break (10) 11:10am - 11:50am Presentation from Glynda Hull, Professor, School of Education 11:50am - 12:30pm Advice from Seasoned Summer Instructors on Equity-Based and Antiracist Pedagogy

John Dougherty, Faculty, Ethnic Studies

Karina Palau, Faculty,...