Faculty Lunches

The Bok Center hosts an annual series of faculty lunch conversations on aspects of teaching and learning. Each lunch is moderated by one or more faculty colleagues, who share their experiences in the classroom and lead a broad discussion of the lessons learned and opportunities for adaptation. The Bok Center follows up with attendees to forward resources that may be of interest in light of the presentation.

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Upcoming Lunches

Past Faculty Lunches on Learning

2019 Apr 01

Faculty Lunch: How can you develop your own effective style for visual aids in teaching?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

50 Church St. Room 308

Rachelle GaudetRachelle Gaudet, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Teaching is, among many other things, fundamentally an act of communication. To teach effectively, an instructor must be able to anticipate her students’ prior knowledge, and figure out how to render her own expertise legible to non-experts. Images and visualizations are often crucial to this act.... Read more about Faculty Lunch: How can you develop your own effective style for visual aids in teaching?

2018 Oct 23

Faculty Lunch: How can we motivate young scientists to grapple with important, but unanswerable ethical questions?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

50 Church St. Room 308

Steven HymanSteven Hyman, Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, and Former Provost of Harvard University

Several years ago, Steve Hyman embarked upon a pedagogical experiment aimed at taking (mostly) science concentrators—including pre-meds—out of their intellectual comfort zone.... Read more about Faculty Lunch: How can we motivate young scientists to grapple with important, but unanswerable ethical questions?