Robert Lue is the Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning where he is responsible for fostering innovative teaching in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and elevating its profile on campus.... Read more about Robert Lue
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.
Undergraduate mentors from the Harvard Ed Portal Mentoring Program were featured recently in the Harvard Gazette. Through the program, Harvard undergraduates provide one-on-one and small group after-school mentoring to students from Allston-Brighton. Susan Johnson, our Assistant Director for Socially Engaged...
Interested in meeting other faculty and graduate student instructors? Looking for new ideas to try in your classroom? We’re here to answer your questions, make connections, and inspire you! Join us for an open house at the Bok Center on the third floor of 50 Church Street on Wednesday, August 28, at 4pm. You’ll learn more about teaching resources and ways to engage with us during the year, and see how faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates at Harvard have worked with the Bok Center.
The GSAS Harvard Horizons program was featured in the Crimson this week following the Symposium on April 10. The Bok Center supports the mentoring component of the program, which is designed to promote interdisciplinary sharing of PhD students’ big ideas and to teach students how to communicate their research to a non-specialist audience. Congratulations to this year's scholars on an outstanding performance!
With the academic year coming to a close, it’s a great time to look back over the year and take stock of not only everything you’ve accomplished, but also everything you’ve learned, especially as a teacher. It’s easy to catalog all of the work done in the classroom, like the lessons planned, lectures delivered, and exams graded, and to have a sense of how your students progressed through the semester. It’s less straightforward to realize how much you have learned from teaching.... Read more about Call for Participants! Why does teaching matter to you?
The Bok Center is proud to partner with GSAS on the Harvard Horizons program. We support the students in their task of crafting 5-minute versions of their dissertation research, coaching them on storytelling, performance, and multimedia. Come learn from this year’s cohort as they present their work...