Graduate Multimedia Fellows Seminar Application

The Graduate Multimedia Fellows Seminar is a new Teaching Certificate course offered at the Bok Center with the support of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching. Over the course of the spring semester, the course will train graduate students in the theories, research, and skills necessary to design and evaluate multimedia assignments. Fellows will…

A Reader Writes . . .

Frequent Bok Blog contributor and PhD candidate in Music Matthew Mugmon recently pointed me to a new technology, meant to facilitate classroom discussion. GoSoapBox is a customizable response tool that teachers can use to solicit real-time information from students – who no longer have to raise their hands. The idea is that students will feel less self-conscious…

Creative Assignment Chaos?

Among the many things I learned at the Bok Center’s Fall Teaching Conference was this: TFs are anxious about creative assignments. During a panel sponsored by the Program in General Education, creative assignments came up again and again. How should they be evaluated? What should prompts look like? What campus resources can TFs rely on?…