Speaker Series

HILT hosts teaching and learning lectures, seminars, and discussion panels for general Harvard audiences. 

Previous Talks

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Charles Nesson, Eric Beerbohm, Jill Lepore, Harvard University, and Errikos Pitsos, Kialo
Debate as pedagogy: Practices, tools, and examples from Harvard faculty
April 24, 2017

Doris Sommer, Gigi Luk, Viviane Gontijo, and Adriana Gutiérrez, Harvard University
Pre-Texts: The Arts Teach (Anything)
November 30, 2016

Karen Willcox, MIT

Karen Willcox, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Linking Learning Outcomes and Topics across the Undergraduate Curriculum
January 26, 2016

Chinmay Kulkarni, Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Structuring Peer Interactions for Massive Scale Learning
October 26, 2015

Susan Singer

Susan R. Singer, Carleton College and National Science Foundation
A Conversation with Harvard Faculty about Improving Undergraduate Science Education
May 1, 2015

Pinker talk

Steven Pinker, Harvard University
Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing
With commentary by Jill Abramson
December 9, 2014

Richard E. Mayer, UCSB
Research-based principles for multimedia learning
May 5, 2014

Robert A. Bjork, UCLA
Forgetting as a Friend of Learning
Implications for teaching and self-regulated learning

October 11, 2013