Register for Summer Bok Seminars

Bok SeminarsBok Seminars are a great opportunity to connect and explore areas of interest in teaching and learning with other PhD students. Topics for the summer term include Preparing to Teach: A Seminar for New TFs, Mindful Approaches to Race in the Classroom, Designing Alternative Assignments, and Speak Up! Pronunciation for International TFs .

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Teaching Certificate

Congratulations to the 2021-22 Bok Teaching Certificate Recipients!

April 29, 2022

The Bok Teaching Certificate gives GSAS PhD students a tangible marker of their ongoing commitment to developing as teachers in higher education. Guided by three principles—Learn, Practice, Reflect—those who pursue the Certificate explore different topics in teaching and learning through departmental pedagogy courses and Bok Seminars, reflect on their own teaching practice, and compile a portfolio of written materials documenting their experience. We offer a tailored approach for students; no two students follow...

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Ashlie Sandoval

Behind the Bok: Ashlie Sandoval

April 14, 2022

Each month we will profile a member of the Bok staff in order for our friends and colleagues to learn more about us, the full range of work that we do, how we approach our work, and what is happening in the world of teaching and learning from different perspectives.

Ashlie Sandoval, Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion... Read more about Behind the Bok: Ashlie Sandoval

Engaged Communication for PhD Students

Engaged Communication for PhD Students

April 1, 2022

Teaching is an act of scholarly communication, and developing communication skills is an important component of professional development. We offer programs in teaching and scholarly communication for PhD students at every stage, from newly matriculated students who want to develop strategies to more easily explain their work, to dissertation-stage students preparing to share short versions of their research on the Sanders Theatre stage. This year we focused on communicating in person (both with masks and without) after more than a year of being confined to a small square on...

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Upcoming Events

2022 May 18

Online Office Hours for FAS Faculty, Students, and Staff

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 18 2022 .
10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online; see Zoom link in the description

Drop in to have representatives of Academic Technology, the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, and Harvard Library answer any of your questions about Canvas, Zoom, or technology in teaching.

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2022 May 19

Walk with Bok

Repeats every week on Tuesday, Thursday until Thu May 26 2022 except Tue Mar 15 2022, Thu Mar 17 2022, Thu Mar 24 2022.
9:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Alleyway entrance to Harvest Restaurant, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A pair of athletic shoesLooking for a way to get your day off to a good start, to enjoy the spring weather, and to connect with colleagues about your teaching victories and questions? Join a rotating crew of Bok Center staff for a twice-weekly morning walk, every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:00–9:30 (weather permitting).... Read more about Walk with Bok

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2022 May 24

Walk with Bok

9:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Alleyway entrance to Harvest Restaurant, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A pair of athletic shoesLooking for a way to get your day off to a good start, to enjoy the spring weather, and to connect with colleagues about your teaching victories and questions? Join a rotating crew of Bok Center staff for a twice-weekly morning walk, every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:00–9:30 (weather permitting).... Read more about Walk with Bok

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2022 May 26

Walk with Bok

9:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Alleyway entrance to Harvest Restaurant, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A pair of athletic shoesLooking for a way to get your day off to a good start, to enjoy the spring weather, and to connect with colleagues about your teaching victories and questions? Join a rotating crew of Bok Center staff for a twice-weekly morning walk, every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:00–9:30 (weather permitting).... Read more about Walk with Bok

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