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

2022 May 18

Online Office Hours for FAS Faculty, Students, and Staff

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 18 2022 .
10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online; see Zoom link in the description

Drop in to have representatives of Academic Technology, the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, and Harvard Library answer any of your questions about Canvas, Zoom, or technology in teaching.

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2022 May 19

Walk with Bok

Repeats every week on Tuesday, Thursday until Thu May 26 2022 except Tue Mar 15 2022, Thu Mar 17 2022, Thu Mar 24 2022.
9:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Alleyway entrance to Harvest Restaurant, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A pair of athletic shoesLooking for a way to get your day off to a good start, to enjoy the spring weather, and to connect with colleagues about your teaching victories and questions? Join a rotating crew of Bok Center staff for a twice-weekly morning walk, every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:00–9:30 (weather permitting).... Read more about Walk with Bok

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2022 May 24

Walk with Bok

9:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Alleyway entrance to Harvest Restaurant, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A pair of athletic shoesLooking for a way to get your day off to a good start, to enjoy the spring weather, and to connect with colleagues about your teaching victories and questions? Join a rotating crew of Bok Center staff for a twice-weekly morning walk, every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:00–9:30 (weather permitting).... Read more about Walk with Bok

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2022 May 26

Walk with Bok

9:00am to 9:30am

Location: 

Alleyway entrance to Harvest Restaurant, 44 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

A pair of athletic shoesLooking for a way to get your day off to a good start, to enjoy the spring weather, and to connect with colleagues about your teaching victories and questions? Join a rotating crew of Bok Center staff for a twice-weekly morning walk, every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9:00–9:30 (weather permitting).... Read more about Walk with Bok

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More Events

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

Equity & Inclusion

The Bok Center aims to foster teaching and learning communities in which all students can learn and thrive in ways inclusive of their diverse backgrounds and identities.

Public events

Engaged Communication for PhD Students

Engaged Communication for PhD Students

April 1, 2022

Teaching is an act of scholarly communication, and developing communication skills is an important component of professional development. We offer programs in teaching and scholarly communication for PhD students at every stage, from newly matriculated students who want to develop strategies to more easily explain their work, to dissertation-stage students preparing to share short versions of their research on the Sanders Theatre stage. This year we focused on communicating in person (both with masks and without) after more than a year of being confined to a small square on...

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Bok Summit

Bok Summit Covered in Harvard Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education

May 3, 2019

Harvard Magazine recently published a comprehensive summary of the Bok Center’s Harvard Summit on Excellence in Higher Education. Held on April 4-5, the Summit brought together deans, provosts, and faculty from universities across the country to discuss whether - and how well - liberal arts colleges and universities are serving the public good....

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