Graduate Students

2020 Apr 10

Keep it up! Maintaining Motivation for You and Your Students

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Led by Rebecca Brown

How can you stay motivated and help your students stay plugged into the class through the end of the semester? With new grading rules, modified capstones, assessment and exams, how can we foster student motivation to learn for learning’s sake? Share ideas for keeping yourself engaged and boosting motivation among students while teaching and learning remotely.

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...

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2020 Apr 03

Keep it up! Maintaining Motivation for You and Your Students

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Led by Rebecca Brown

How can you stay motivated and help your students stay plugged into the class through the end of the semester? With new grading rules, modified capstones, assessment and exams, how can we foster student motivation to learn for learning’s sake? Share ideas for keeping yourself engaged and boosting motivation among students while teaching and learning remotely.

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...

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2020 Apr 09

Teaching STEM Sections

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Led by Marty Samuels

What strategies are you using for your STEM sections? Whether you are sharing slides, having students share whiteboards in breakout rooms, using Zoom polls or thumbs up/ thumbs down, or using Canvas discussion boards asynchronously, share your activities and ideas with other STEM TFs and bring your questions! 

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...

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2020 Apr 02

Teaching STEM Sections

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Led by Marty Samuels

What strategies are you using for your STEM sections? Whether you are sharing slides, having students share whiteboards in breakout rooms, using Zoom polls or thumbs up/ thumbs down, or using Canvas discussion boards asynchronously, share your activities and ideas with other STEM TFs and bring your questions! 

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...

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2020 Apr 08

What Can You Flip?

11:00am to 12:00pm

Led by Sarah Emory and Rebecca Brown

Share ideas and bring your questions about what course materials and activities can be transitioned into different formats and online platforms.

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.

This...

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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.

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