Past Events

  • 2020 May 01

    CANCELLED: Pedagogy Fellow Showcase

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    50 Church Street, Room 308

    The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to explore the projects the Pedagogy Fellows have been working on this year and get inspired about teaching and learning innovations across disciplines! Learn more about the projects and our program, which works to support graduate student teaching and undergraduate learning across the FAS.

    3/10/2020- This workshop has been cancelled.  Due to University guidelines around COVID-19 prevention, we have cancelled this event out of an abundance of caution. We look forward to seeing you at future events,...

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  • 2020 Apr 30

    STEM Journal Club

    12:00pm to 1:15pm

    Location: 

    https://harvard.zoom.us/j/470650370

    Please RSVP by the Monday of the meeting week.

    For the schedule, readings, and to RSVP, visit: STEM Journal Club Canvas Site

    Journal clubs meet biweekly during the academic year to examine recent literature in teaching and learning on various topics according to faculty interest. Faculty and graduate students are welcome to attend. Because journal club meetings are held over lunch, we request that participants RSVP in advance.

    Our science education journal club...

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  • 2020 Apr 27

    Community Check-in: Connect and Chat

    Repeats every week every Monday until Fri May 01 2020 .
    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    The Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars is hosting an online venue to maintain the Bok Center values of community and collaboration during these unusual times, and to be an open space for international graduate students to talk with others in English. Drop by a chatroom on Mondays from 3:00-4:00 pm or on Fridays from 12:00-1:00 pm to connect with other graduate students and undergraduates in the Bok Center community, talk and meet with new people, and build connections!...

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  • 2020 Apr 20

    Community Check-in: Connect and Chat

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    The Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars is hosting an online venue to maintain the Bok Center values of community and collaboration during these unusual times, and to be an open space for international graduate students to talk with others in English. Drop by a chatroom on Mondays from 3:00-4:00 pm or on Fridays from 12:00-1:00 pm to connect with other graduate students and undergraduates in the Bok Center community, talk and meet with new people, and build connections!...

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  • 2020 Apr 17

    Faculty Meet-up: Final Exams and Assessments

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    https://harvard.zoom.us/meeting/register/uJYtduCprjgqmaperLBUOCBb4WGbDgZ-aw

    With the necessity of remote teaching comes the necessity of remote exams. Want to brainstorm with Gen Ed colleagues? Join a Bok-hosted faculty meet-up to discuss final exams/assessments in Gen Ed courses:

    We've also gathered some resources to help you with end-of-term planning:

    • Want some general guidance about best practices? See our new ...
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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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  • 2020 Apr 13

    Community Check-in: Connect and Chat

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    The Professional Communication Program for International Teachers and Scholars is hosting an online venue to maintain the Bok Center values of community and collaboration during these unusual times, and to be an open space for international graduate students to talk with others in English. Drop by a chatroom on Mondays from 3:00-4:00 pm or on Fridays from 12:00-1:00 pm to connect with other graduate students and undergraduates in the Bok Center community, talk and meet with new people, and build connections!...

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  • 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 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 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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