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
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich | 300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University
Trudy Van Houten | Clinical Instructor in Radiology, HMS-BWH
Teach using blended learning approaches 

Jenny Bergeron | Director of Educational Research and Assessment, Bok Center
Peter Galison | Pellegrino University Professor, Harvard University
Katherine Merseth | Senior Lecturer on Education, HGSE
Pamela Rist | Instructor in Medicine, HMS
Sara Suchman | Ed.D. '14, Education Policy, Leadership and Instructional Practice, HGSE
Adam Sullivan | Doctoral Candidate, Biostatisics, GSAS
Katie Vale Director of Digital Learning, HSPH
Helping students study effectively

Michael Friedman | Research Fellow, HILT
Abigail Lipson | Director, Bureau of Study Counsel, Harvard University
Albert Wang Research Fellow, HILT
Simulations, games, and instructional design for engagement

Stephen Blyth | 
Professor of the Practice of Statistics, FAS
Karen Brennan Assistant Professor of Education, HGSE
Selen Turkay 
Research Fellow, HILT
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
Joe Williams | HarvardX Research Fellow, HarvardX
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.

EARLY LESSONS FROM RESEARCH IN TEACHING AND LEARNING
Insights and practical findings from in-progress research

FACILITATOR
Richard Schwartzstein | Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Medical Education, HMS-BIDMC

PANEL
Bharat Anand
 | Faculty Chair, HBX 
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