Harvard Horizons 2014

The Harvard Horizons experience will culminate in the much-anticipated Harvard Horizons Symposium, tomorrow evening at 4:15pm in Sanders Theater.  Presented by GSAS and the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard Horizons is a showcase of the interesting research being performed by Harvard’s graduate students.  We hope you will join us; in the meantime,…

Teaching Certificate Program- New Courses and Requirements

We are excited to announce our fall course offerings for the Teaching Certificate Program!  The Teaching Certificate Program offers graduate students and teaching fellows a tangible marker of their ongoing development as teachers in higher education.  The Certificate is structured to give participants the opportunity to critically reflect upon their performance as teachers and to actively…

Fall Teaching Conference 2013

Registration is open for the 2013 Fall Teaching Conference.  Open to graduate students teaching at any level at Harvard, the conference will cover topics ranging from beginning teaching at Harvard through multimedia production for the classroom, and helping struggling students. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both conference days.  After the first day, a…

Research Assignment RX

We’ve all been there: you’ve handed out the research assignment. Your students have begun working on it. But there’s a snag—the material isn’t as easy to find or as abundant as you thought; your students are missing crucial context; the instructions are ambiguous on a key point; you hadn’t anticipated what would happen when students…