Graduate Students

2020 Apr 08

Building Rapport and Engagement

10:00am to 11:00am

Led by Pamela Pollock and Rebecca Brown

Join in this roundtable to share ideas and test out strategies for active learning and encouraging student engagement in your online section. 

TF Roundtables are hour-long community-focused sessions, where TFs can come together and share experiences navigating all the new challenges of being a remote TF. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with key ideas and best practices, and will encourage participants to share activities they want to try out, get and give advice, and brainstorm new ideas.

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2020 Apr 06

Checking in with Students

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Led by Sarah Emory and Pamela Pollock

Open communication with students is more important than ever! Get ideas for how to get and give feedback remotely. 

These 30-minute skill-focused sessions are designed to help TFs to brush up on or practice a Zoom feature or teaching technique. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with a brief demonstration, followed by time to ask questions and brainstorm how you can use or adapt these techniques to your classes.

2020 Apr 09

Engagement and Polling

10:00am to 11:00am

Led by Rebecca Brown

Get ideas for short activities to do via Zoom to warm up the class and foster engagement, including using polls (in Zoom or Poll Everywhere). 

These 30-minute skill-focused sessions are designed to help TFs to brush up on or practice a Zoom feature or teaching technique. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with a brief demonstration, followed by time to ask questions and brainstorm how you can use or adapt these techniques to your classes.

This workshop is aimed at Harvard Teaching Fellows. Registration is free but...

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2020 Apr 06

Engagement and Polling

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Led by Rebecca Brown

Get ideas for short activities to do via Zoom to warm up the class and foster engagement, including using polls (in Zoom or Poll Everywhere). 

These 30-minute skill-focused sessions are designed to help TFs to brush up on or practice a Zoom feature or teaching technique. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with a brief demonstration, followed by time to ask questions and brainstorm how you can use or adapt these techniques to your classes.

2020 Apr 07

Annotation

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Led by Rebecca Brown

In this workshop, we will model how to send students to a breakout room to annotate both a text passage and an image.

These 30-minute skill-focused sessions are designed to help TFs to brush up on or practice a Zoom feature or teaching technique. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with a brief demonstration, followed by time to ask questions and brainstorm how you can use or adapt these techniques to your classes.

This workshop is aimed at Harvard Teaching Fellows. Registration is free but required.

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2020 Apr 02

Annotation

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Led by Rebecca Brown

In this workshop, we will model how to send students to a breakout room to annotate both a text passage and an image.

These 30-minute skill-focused sessions are designed to help TFs to brush up on or practice a Zoom feature or teaching technique. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with a brief demonstration, followed by time to ask questions and brainstorm how you can use or adapt these techniques to your classes.

2020 Apr 07

Discussion Tips & Tricks

3:00pm to 3:30pm

Led by Sarah Emory and Pamela Pollock

Join this session for a brief overview and practice on useful strategies for discussion boards on Canvas, and breakout rooms on Zoom.

These 30-minute skill-focused sessions are designed to help TFs to brush up on or practice a Zoom feature or teaching technique. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with a brief demonstration, followed by time to ask questions and brainstorm how you can use or adapt these techniques to your classes.

This workshop is aimed at Harvard Teaching...

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2020 Apr 03

Discussion Tips & Tricks

11:00am to 11:30am

Led by Sarah Emory and Pamela Pollock

Join this session for a brief overview and practice on useful strategies for discussion boards on Canvas, and breakout rooms on Zoom.

These 30-minute skill-focused sessions are designed to help TFs to brush up on or practice a Zoom feature or teaching technique. Bok Center leaders will kick off the sessions with a brief demonstration, followed by time to ask questions and brainstorm how you can use or adapt these techniques to your classes.

2020 Mar 26

Online Teaching "Happy Hour"

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join your fellow instructors and members of the Bok Center staff at a virtual happy hour where you can debrief your first week in an online classroom. Share your stories of successes, and also the epiphanies, challenges, and unresolved puzzles you've encountered. Don't miss the opportunty to connect with your peers and enjoy the support of a community that is learning with you.

2020 Mar 10

CANCELLED: Workshop: Undergraduate Identities: Examining Power and Privilege

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Bok Center Learning Lab, 50 Church Street Suite 308

Led by: Noelle Lopez, Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion, Derek Bok Center, and
The Bok Undergraduate Pedagogy Fellows

UPFsHow do Harvard students identify, and how do their identities intersect with power dynamics in the classroom? This workshop, led by the Bok Center’s...

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2020 May 01

CANCELLED: Pedagogy Fellow Showcase

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

50 Church Street, Room 308

The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to explore the projects the Pedagogy Fellows have been working on this year and get inspired about teaching and learning innovations across disciplines! Learn more about the projects and our program, which works to support graduate student teaching and undergraduate learning across the FAS.

3/10/2020- This workshop has been cancelled.  Due to University guidelines around COVID-19 prevention, we have cancelled this event out of an abundance of caution. We look forward to seeing you at future events,...

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2020 Mar 27

CANCELLED: Workshop: Public Speaking for International Scholars

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Terrace | Harvard University Housing

Led by: Sarah Emory, Assistant Director, International Teachers and Scholars, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

PCP PhotoAs an international scholar, do you feel confident when presenting, speaking up in a group meeting, or communicating with new people? Are you getting your message...

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2020 Mar 12

CANCELLED: Workshop: Communicating Your Research

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

5 Cowperthwaite St Cambridge | Harvard University Housing

Led By: Pamela Pollock, Director of Professional Development, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

CommunicatingHow do you respond when someone asks you what you are working on? How do you describe your research to your introductory students? In this interactive workshop, hosted by the Derek...

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