Fall Teaching Conference, August 18-25

Don’t miss the Fall Teaching Conference, designed for new and experienced PhD student teachers to explore key topics in teaching and learning, build community and share advice with TFs across disciplines, and feel prepared and confident as we start a new year of teaching and learning.

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Current News

The Pedagogy Fellows leadership team: Rebecca Brown, Pamela Pollock, Adam Beaver, and Yasemin Kalender.

Pedagogy Fellows 2021-22: Year in Review

June 15, 2022

As we close the books on the academic year, we are taking stock of what we’ve learned, and planning for the coming year. Our programs always strive to reflect the current moment, as we adjust to the needs of each year of teaching. 2021–22 was the year of being “back again” on campus, of teaching with masks, and of getting used to being together in the classroom again. Perhaps none of the Bok Center’s programs felt more responsive to these new circumstances than the Pedagogy Fellows. Each year, approximately 34...

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Learning Together: Spotlight on Culture and Communication Consultants

May 24, 2022

The Bok Center’s Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars supports international PhD students at all stages of their academic careers through seminars and resources on teaching, cross-cultural communication, and English language proficiency development. Our team of undergraduate Culture and Communication Consultants (CCCs) serve as language partners, lead discussion groups, and organize special events such as Harvard House tours. The CCCs offer insights...

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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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Upcoming Events

2022 Aug 09

Discussion Group for International Teaching Fellows

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Aug 09 2022 .
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Online

Are you interested in connecting with other international PhD students and practicing your English in a friendly, informal setting? Join our discussion group! International PhD students have the opportunity to connect with each other and our...

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2022 Aug 10

Online Office Hours for FAS Faculty, Students, and Staff

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Thu Oct 20 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 Aug 18

Fall Teaching Conference - Fundamentals Cohort 1 Kickoff

9:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

New TFs are invited to attend one of two cohorts of our Pre-conference Fundamentals training. Each cohort consists of three 90-minute sessions in which new TFs review key components of each core module on the Hit the Ground Running Canvas site.

*Note: this is the first of 3 training sessions for this cohort.*

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and...

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2022 Aug 22

Fall Teaching Conference - Fundamentals Cohort 2 Kickoff

9:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

New TFs are invited to attend one of two cohorts of our Pre-conference Fundamentals training. Each cohort consists of three 90-minute sessions in which new TFs review key components of each core module on the Hit the Ground Running Canvas site.

*Note: this is the first of 3 training sessions for this cohort.*

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and...

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