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Talking About Teaching

Talking About Teaching

Experience. Debate. Act.

Talking About Teaching is a University-wide seminar that explores pedagogical connections across disciplines and Schools. Designed by faculty for faculty, this seminar series showcases the work of Harvard master teachers through demonstrations of their pedagogy and discussions of its broader applications.

This year's speaker series focuses on "Engaged Learning Through Stories."  In four two-hour sessions, participants from across the University experience the pedagogy of one teacher, followed by a discussion – led by a faculty member from a different School – in which the seminar’s participants explore uses of the demonstrated method in their own classrooms.

Register here for Talking About Teaching.  As a note, this program is designed for faculty across the university.


Spring 2014 Certificates of Distinction and Excellence Recipients Announced!

The Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching is awarded to teaching fellows, teaching assistants, and course assistants, and the Harvard University Certificate of Teaching Excellence to lecturers and preceptors.  View the recipients of the Spring 2014 Certificates of Excellence and Distinction here; congratulations to all! 

Enrollment for Teaching Certificate Program Fall Courses is Closed

Our Fall 2014 Course Offerings are now closed for enrollment.  Thanks to all for your interest and check in periodically for information on upcoming workshops and other courses designed to enhance your teaching!

Blended Learning Research Released

The Bok Center's work with and research on blended learning techniques was recently covered by the Harvard Gazette. Read more about this interesting research on our Course Assessment page. Full Gazette article here.

Department Teaching Fellow Tips
Departmental Teaching Fellow Mike Heller (Music) offers a few tips and tricks for getting the most out of multimedia assignments with your class.

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