Events

    2020 Feb 10

    SEAL Teaching Certificate Info Session

    Registration Closed 5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Gordon Hall Room 311

    Are you a PhD student interested in a teaching-related career? Want a REAL teaching experience while you're in grad school? 

    The CFP's Science Education and Academic Leadership (SEAL) Certificate Program is a rigorous preparation for teaching in higher ed. Through a combination of mentorship, coursework, and immersive teaching experiences you will learn and practice the evidence based skills required for...

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    2020 Feb 06

    Peer Instruction: Embracing the Value of the Novice (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Time 306

    Peer Instruction: Embracing the Value of the Novice

    Saoirse McSharry, PhD

    Curriculum Fellow, Cell Biology

     
    Education research shows that, just as researchers and clinicians continually learn from their colleagues, novice students in our classrooms can learn through activities that facilitate peer instruction. The success of such activities,
    however, depend on how we structure and plan for those tasks in advance. In this...
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    2019 Dec 12

    Develop Your Mentoring Philosophy: a workshop for graduate students and postdocs to create individualized mentoring statements (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A

    Develop Your Mentoring Philosophy:
    a workshop for graduate students and postdocs to create individualized mentoring statements

    Temperance Rowell, PhD
    Curriculum Fellow, Harvard/MIT MD-PhD Program

     

    Formal and informal mentoring relationships often occur for graduate students and postdocs in the laboratory, classroom, or paracurricular activities. Yet when assuming the position of a mentor in a mentoring relationship, what do you consider to be your role to your mentee? How do you clearly convey your approach,...

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    2019 Nov 21

    CFP Journal Club - SPECIAL WEBINAR

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A
    This week's Journal Club is at the same time as a webinar on graduate education sponsored by AAAS/Science Magazine. We will postpone the previously scheduled paper discussion and instead get together to watch the webinar and, if there's time, discuss what we hear. No need for you to individually register for the webinar, we will stream it to the shared projector. More details on the session below.
     

    WEBINAR SCIENCE AND LIFE 

    ...

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    2019 Nov 14

    Applying Growth Mindset in the Classroom (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 128

    Applying Growth Mindset in the Classroom

     

    Jelena Patrnogic, PhD

    Curriculum Fellow, Landry Cancer Biology Consortium

     

    How can we motivate students when they often struggle to motivate themselves? How can we help them achieve their goals? A growth...

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    2019 Oct 24

    CFP Journal Club

    Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Modell 100A
    CFP Journal Club is open to anyone interested in learning about new findings from the teaching and learning literature.

    Presented by: Temperance Rowell, PhD

    Mentoring Interventions for Underrepresented Scholars in Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences: Effects on Quality of Mentoring Interactions and Discussions.

    Previous publication for the same study for optional/background reading “...

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    2019 Oct 17

    From Z to A: Principles of backward design (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 128

    From Z to A: Principles of backward design

    Saoirse McSharry, Ph.D

    Curriculum Fellow, Cell Biology

     
    This workshop will provide a review of the principles of backward design as originally described by Wiggins and McTIghe in 1988. Participants will examine the characteristics of effective learning objectives, identify desired results, determine acceptable evidence, and finally plan learning...
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    2019 Sep 19

    Better Teaching Through Observations (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 328

    Better Teaching Through Observations


    Bradley Coleman, PhD
    Director, HMS Curriculum Fellows Program

     

    A teaching observation is a powerful learning tool, both for the observer and their subject. In this workshop we will discuss the many possible goals of teaching observations, identify the approaches that best suit these goals,  and use hands-on practice to get comfortable recording and delivering...

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    2019 Aug 27

    Certificate, Concentration, and Resource Poster Session

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall room 106

    Certificate, Concentration, and Resource Poster Session

    An opportunity for incoming graduate students to learn about the available certificate programs, concentrations, and resources available to them. Representatives from the following groups will be present to answer questions:

    Program in Genetics and Genomics
    Leder Human Biology
    Infectious Diseases Consortium
    Graduate Program in Bacteriology
    Developmental and Regenerative Biology
    Harvard Program in Therapeutic...

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