HIGHER EDUCATION TEACHING CERTIFICATE

In collaboration with leaders in online education, GetSmarter

Duration

8 weeks, excluding
orientation

Effort

8–10 hours per week,
entirely online

Learning Format

Weekly modules,
flexible learning

YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

1

The ability to create a positive, supportive, and inclusive learning environment through the application of world-class teaching practices, loosely based on the in-person program previously only accessible to Harvard faculty and students.

2

The confidence to move into and succeed in teaching roles at any level of the higher education teaching spectrum by developing a comprehensive teaching portfolio that acts as a testament to your current experience, goals, and skills as a teacher.

3

Recognition of your ability to develop and deliver a memorable teaching experience in the form of a premier certificate from Harvard’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, in association with HarvardX.

YOUR COURSE CONVENER

Robert A. Lue

Professor Robert Lue is the Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning where he is responsible for fostering innovative teaching in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and elevating its profile on campus. He earned his Ph.D. in biology from Harvard and has taught undergraduate courses since 1988, garnering recognition as one of Harvard’s foremost leaders in undergraduate education. Prof. Lue has a longstanding commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research through the University.

COURSE CURRICULUM

Become increasingly empowered in your teaching abilities as you follow your learning path through the weekly modules of this online course:
Orientation Module:
Welcome to Your
Online Campus
Module 1:
The Construction
and Communication of Knowledge
Module 2
How Learning Works
Module 3
Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment
Module 4
Lesson Planning and Delivery
Module 5
Engaging Students
Module 6
Course and Assignment Design
Module 7
Using Feedback to Improve
Your Teaching
Module 8
Teaching Portfolio Preparation

AN ONLINE EDUCATION THAT SETS YOU APART

This online short course from Harvard’s Bok Center, in association with HarvardX, is delivered in collaboration with online education provider, GetSmarter. Join a growing community of global professionals who have already benefited from the opportunity to:

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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies and earn invaluable recognition from an international selection of universities, entirely online and in your own time

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Enjoy a personalized, people-mediated online learning experience created to make you feel supported at every step

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Experience a flexible but structured approach to online education as you plan your learning around your life to meet weekly milestones

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