Events

    2018 May 02

    Spring Showcase

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    50 Church St, 3rd Floor

     

    spring showcase Join the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning as we showcase projects and innovations across the Harvard teaching community.  Our community of students, scholars, and staff will be sharing what we have done and learned this year, though hands-on demonstrations, videos, and poster presentations.

    2018 Apr 06

    Speaking with Authority

    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    125 Mt Auburn Street, Room 325

    How can you establish and maintain credibility as a speaker? What makes a speaker sound confident? In this interactive workshop, we will discuss and practice verbal and nonverbal strategies for establishing a presence and speaking with authority with consideration for a range of academic contexts, such as in teaching, participating in discussions, or giving a presentation.
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    2018 Mar 19

    Big Talk: Telling Your Professional Story

    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    125 Mt Auburn Street, Room 3

    How can you make a strong impression by talking confidently about your research? How can you share and adapt your professional story for people you meet in research groups, professional conferences, and beyond? In this session, participants will practice telling their professional stories in both informal and more formal contexts.... Read more about Big Talk: Telling Your Professional Story

    2018 Feb 08

    Small Talk: Networking Across Cultures

    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    125 Mt Auburn Street, Room 325

    Does the very idea of small talk-- the informal chatting we do with colleagues, acquaintances, and even strangers-- make you cringe or even shy away from social events? In this workshop, participants will discuss this cultural ritual, and will learn about and practice the basics of making small talk, an important skill for building professional networks. 

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    2018 Jan 26

    Navigating Culture: Making Connections and Building Relationships

    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    125 Mt Auburn Street, Room 325

    Are you a graduate student or scholar who wants to build meaningful connections across cultures here at Harvard? From connecting with your students, working in research groups and labs, managing relationships with supervisors and peers, and networking at conferences, there is a lot to navigate!... Read more about Navigating Culture: Making Connections and Building Relationships

    2017 Dec 06

    Formative Feedback for Teaching Development: A Focused Conversation

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center 300H

    Led by Cheryl Jeffs, EdD
    Educational development consultant at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary

    Formative feedback is an intentional, voluntary, developmental strategy for instructors to receive feedback about their teaching with the goal of better understanding and improving student learning.... Read more about Formative Feedback for Teaching Development: A Focused Conversation