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Robert Lue

Faculty Director

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

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Walking the Walk: The Bok Center's Efforts to Sustain Community in a Remote Work Environment

May 15, 2020

During the initial, headlong rush toward online teaching in March, nearly every conversation we had with the faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates with whom we work focused on the twin challenges of maintaining continuity and community. Whether we were facilitating faculty workshops, organizing graduate student Zoom trainings, or compiling and writing materials for our new Teaching Remotely website, this focus on continuity and community was at the core of what our partners wanted and what we wanted to help...

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2020 Apr 14

Online Writing Assignments with Scalar

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqf-itpz0uwvrL0vc6VTKb8KzVFrDm3g

Introducing multimedia assignments into a class for the first time can seem intimidating. In this workshop, we will help you remediate an existing assignment in Scalar, a free, open source authoring and publishing platform designed to make it easy for authors and instructors to create born-digital scholarship online. Scalar enables users to assemble media from multiple sources and juxtapose them with their own writing in a variety of ways, with minimal technical expertise required.

In this workshop, we will help you:...

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Sam Magee

Sam Magee

Associate Director on Creativity and Entrepreneurship
As Associate Director on Creativity and Entrepreneurship for Harvard University at the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Sam works to connect education-... Read more about Sam Magee
50 Church Street, Room 388
Cambridge, MA 02138
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.

2019 Aug 28

Bok Center Fall Open House

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

50 Church Street, room 308, Cambridge, MA 02138

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.

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Harvard Horizons

Harvard Horizons Featured in The Crimson

April 12, 2019

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!

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Teaching Matters

Call for Participants! Why does teaching matter to you?

April 9, 2019

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?

2019 Apr 10

Harvard Horizons Symposium, 2019

4:30pm to 6:30pm

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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...

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