Keynote address by Silvia Bunge at the Teaching Conference for First-Time GSIs, sponsored by the Graduate Division's Graduate Student Instructor Teaching & Resource Center at UC Berkeley, on January 16, 2015.

Silvia Bunge is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at UC Berkeley, where she directs the Bunge lab on the Building Blocks of Cognition.

Her talk introduces research on student perceptions of GSIs, factors that influence learning such as laptop use and motivation, and recommendations for GSIs in light of the research.