Faculty

2022 May 17

Expanded Horizons: A Conversation with the 2022 Harvard Horizons Scholars

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Online

Expanded Horizons will feature the seven 2022 Harvard Horizons Scholars in conversation about their research. In this webinar, the 2022 scholars will give very brief presentations and answer questions about their research and the process of crafting short talks for a general audience.

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2022 Apr 12

Harvard Horizons Symposium 2022

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre 45 Quincy St, Cambridge

The Bok Center is proud to support the Harvard Horizons program, which highlights the exciting scholarship of GSAS PhD students across disciplines. Each year, eight PhD candidates are chosen to receive in-depth, personalized mentoring and coaching designed to enhance their presentation skills. The program culminates in a symposium of brief, compelling talks where these scholars...

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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

Sarah Lipson

Teaching and Mental Health

February 11, 2022

Faculty and Teaching Fellows often are in an excellent position to identify students and colleagues who are struggling, and to refer them to the right person or department for help. And yet, at the same time, many instructors understandably report that they feel uncomfortable and/or unprepared in reaching out to a student or colleague in distress. After all, most of us are trained to be teachers and scholars, not mental health professionals.

Recognizing this challenge, the Bok Center recently collaborated with...

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Flexibility in Form: Podcasting with Spanish 50

Flexibility in Form: Podcasting with Spanish 50

February 4, 2022

Over the last two years, we’ve all had to make adjustments to our plans, whether as instructors, students, or support staff. One of the Learning Lab’s Media & Design Fellows, Ignacio Azcueta, recently demonstrated the importance of developing resources and course plans that are responsive to quickly-changing conditions. At Bok, we are heartened by the adaptability of our fellows and their students.

Ignacio Azcueta (PhD candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures) has been working as a Media & Design Fellow...

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2022 Jan 21

GENED Writing Assignment Clinic

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online; see Zoom link in the description

Are you planning to assign response papers, journal entries, essays, or a term paper in your Gen Ed course? Wondering how to make your prompts as clear and concise as possible? Looking for guidance on incorporating peer workshops into your syllabus, or on creating rubrics to help norm grading across your teaching staff?

Drop in to the first of a series of Writing Assignment Clinics this Friday, 21 January at 1:00 to ask questions and get advice about effective assignment design from Jonah Johnson, the Bok Center’s Assistant Director for Writing Pedagogy. Attendees interested in...

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2022 Jan 10

Online Office Hours for FAS Faculty, Students, and Staff

Repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday until Fri Feb 04 2022 except Mon Jan 17 2022.
10:30am to 11:30am

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10:30am to 11:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
10:30am to 11:30am
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.

Join via Zoom

 

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