Programming

Whether you're interested in attending a one-hour lunch, enrolling in a six-week seminar, or finding a trusted partner with whom to workshop your ideas, the Bok Center's staff and fellows are ready to help you become the kind of teacher that you would like to be.

For Faculty

The Bok Center partners with faculty to think through their goals and ideas. From course design, to training your teaching staff, to evolving your classroom practice, we're here to help.

Programming Grad

Teaching is intimately connected to your growth as a scholar. From apprenticing for a faculty career to acquiring valuable skills in communication, the Bok Center is here to help you succeed.

Programming Undergrad

Through the Learning Lab and other initiatives, the Bok Center offers undergraduates the opportunity to participate in designing their own educations and transforming the Harvard curriculum. 

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Upcoming Events

2020 Jan 22

Winter Teaching Week 2020

9:00am to 5:00pm

Winter Teaching Week is a series of intensive workshops offered during J-Term in conjunction with January@GSAS for graduate student teachers at every stage, from just starting out to looking toward the job market. These workshops feature specialists from the Bok Center and other units at Harvard and span a variety of subject areas, including: teaching fundamentals, public speaking, professional development, and more! Pre-registration is mandatory.  Learn more... Read more about Winter Teaching Week 2020
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2020 Jan 23

Winter Teaching Week 2020

9:00am to 5:00pm

Winter Teaching Week is a series of intensive workshops offered during J-Term in conjunction with January@GSAS for graduate student teachers at every stage, from just starting out to looking toward the job market. These workshops feature specialists from the Bok Center and other units at Harvard and span a variety of subject areas, including: teaching fundamentals, public speaking, professional development, and more! Pre-registration is mandatory.  Learn more... Read more about Winter Teaching Week 2020
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2020 Jan 24

Winter Teaching Week 2020

9:00am to 5:00pm

Winter Teaching Week is a series of intensive workshops offered during J-Term in conjunction with January@GSAS for graduate student teachers at every stage, from just starting out to looking toward the job market. These workshops feature specialists from the Bok Center and other units at Harvard and span a variety of subject areas, including: teaching fundamentals, public speaking, professional development, and more! Pre-registration is mandatory.  Learn more... Read more about Winter Teaching Week 2020
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2020 Jan 24

Bok Center Open House

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Bok Center Learning Lab, 50 Church Street, 3rd Floor

Open House
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 Friday, January 24 at 3:30pm. You’ll learn more about teaching resources and...

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2020 Feb 04

Faculty Lunch: What I Learned from Teaching 'Introduction to Graduate School' (GSAS 299): Notes on an Experiment

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

50 Church St. 3rd Floor

Robin BernsteinRobin Bernstein, Dillon Professor of American History; Professor of African and African American Studies and of Studies of Women, Gender, & Sexuality

In the fall of 2019, Robin Bernstein launched an experimental course titled "Introduction to Graduate School: Skills...

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For Departments

The Bok Center welcomes opportunities to collaborate with departments and programs on large-scale initiatives like revising curricula, offering professional development opportunities to graduate students, and creating discipline-specific resources in areas like writing and speaking for undergraduates.

The Socially Engaged Learning initiative at the Bok Center supports faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in pedagogical approaches that impact K-12 education, helping faculty and students use their engagement in the community to inform their on-campus teaching and learning and to assess the value of socially engaged learning courses and activities.