The 2018 Harvard Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching is a two-day workshop that will convene a community of STEM faculty interested in applying evidence-based techniques and principles to their teaching. Workshop Schedule
The goals of the two-day workshop are to help prepare faculty to:
Maximize the value of class time using evidence-based pedagogies,
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.
Jennifer Roberts, Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Professor of the Humanities in the Department of History of Art and Architecture
If the artisanal and technical skills behind artmaking are forms of knowledge, how can (or should) that knowledge be integrated into the analytical methods of art history and of the humanities more broadly? This is the question that animates Jennifer Roberts' recent work as a...
Each year, eight PhD candidates are chosen to receive in-depth, personalized mentoring and coaching by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. The program culminates in a symposium of brief, compelling talks where these scholars present their research from the Sanders Theatre stage.
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. ... Read more about Speaking with Authority
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