Program

HILT Annual Conference 2014: Engagement and Distance
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Wasserstein Hall, Harvard University

(PDF versionSessions subject to change

8:00 a.m. Breakfast and registration
9:00 a.m.

WELCOMING REMARKS

Drew FaustPresident, Harvard University
9:15 a.m.

INSTITUTIONAL ADAPTATION PART I
Is there such a thing as an educational innovation?

FACILITATOR
David Garvin | C. Roland Christensen Professor of Business Administration, HBS

PANEL
Glenda Carpio | Professor of English and of African and African American Studies, FAS
Melissa Franklin Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, FAS
Lawrence Lessig | Roy L. Furman Professor of Law, HLS
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. PRACTICE OF INSTRUCTION
Breakout sessions: Lessons from recent experiments and how-to
Additional facilitators to be confirmed
Design and teach using HarvardX

Samantha Earp Executive Director, HarvardX
Robert Lue | Faculty Chair, HarvardX
Teach using blended learning approaches 

To be confirmed
Helping students study effectively

Michael Friedman | Research Fellow, HILT
Abigail Lipson | Director, Bureau of Study Counsel, Harvard University
Albert Wang Research Fellow, HILT
Teaching using design principles

Karen Brennan 
Assistant Professor of Education, HGSE
Selen Turkay 
Research Fellow, HILT
Teach using simulation

Stephen Blyth | Professor of the Practice of Statistics, FAS
Gary Sherman | Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stony Brook University
Teach ethical reasoning

William English | Research Fellow, HILT
Jay Harris | Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Jewish Studies, FAS
Structure collaborative learning

Beth Altringer | Lecturer on Innovation and Design, SEAS
Kyle Parry | Doctoral Candidate, Visual and Environmental Studies, GSAS 
Dustin Tingley | Paul Sack Associate Professor of Political Economy, FAS
Future directions in technology-mediated learning: Insights on research and teaching from the HarvardX Research team

Justin Reich | 
Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow, HarvardX
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.

SCIENCE OF LEARNING
Early insights and practical findings from research in progress

Malia Mason | Gantcher Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School 
Samuel Moulton | Director of Educational Research and Assessment, HILT
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.

INSTITUTIONAL ADAPTATION PART II
Managing educational reform

FACILITATOR
Robert Reischauer | Former Senior Fellow, Harvard Corporation

PANEL
Peter BolVice Provost for Advances in Learning, Harvard University
Huntington LambertDean, DCE
James RyanDean, HGSE
Clayton Spencer | President, Bates College
3:45 p.m.

CLOSING REMARKS

Alan Garber | Provost, Harvard University
4:00 p.m. Reception