Awardees plan to use learning principles of digital and social media to create an online environment that engages faculty, students, and staff involved with their professional education program; they also plan to create immersive exercises that promote active, interdisciplinary learning.
"The Program on Negotiation (PON) is a university consortium dedicated to developing the theory and practice of negotiation and dispute resolution. As a community of scholars and practitioners, PON serves a unique role in the world negotiation community. Founded in 1983 as a special research project at Harvard Law School, PON includes faculty, students, and staff from Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts University.
At PON, we are committed to developing the theory and practice of negotiation, to nurturing the next generation of negotiation teachers and scholars, and to helping students become more effective negotiators. We accomplish this through research, seminars, courses, conferences, publications and special events."
The educational technology team at Harvard Kennedy School provides our community with technologies to support teaching and learning and to facilitate innovation in the classroom, online, and in the field. Examples include:
- Communicating and collaborating before and after class via the course website and associated tools
- Engaging with digital course content outside of class and completing related online assessments to show evidence of learning
- Gathering in-class anonymous feedback via classroom response systems to gauge understanding and solicit opinions
- Bringing in a guest speaker virtually to speak with the class
- Providing enrolled students with access to recorded class sessions through the course website for post-session review
- Offering live online office hours with teaching staff
Provides confidential consultation services to individual HKS faculty and to HKS faculty groups for professional development purposes. Provides case and curriculum development/materials for public service professional education.
The Media Production Center (MPC) provides video and audio production services in support of teaching and learning, outreach, and research at Harvard. We work with faculty and their students, administrators, departments, and staff across the University to create instructional, training, and promotional videos, podcasts, musical recordings, livestreams in-studio or on-location, arts and musical performance documentation, and course capstone projects.
By supporting experimentation, innovation, and evidence-based practices, the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning seeks to create transformational learning experiences for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
The Frances Loeb Library, reflecting the transdisciplinary view of the Graduate School of Design, provides resources and services in an environment that inspires inquiry, innovation and collaboration for the advancement of design. The library ensures the development, use and preservation of its unique collections, and, as part of Harvard University, fosters partnerships to support new initiatives, advance teaching, and enhance research.
The mission of the Harvard Law School Library is to support the research and curricular needs of its faculty and students by providing a superb collection of legal materials and by offering the highest possible level of service. To the extent consistent with its mission, the Library supports the research needs of the greater Harvard community as well as scholars from outside the Harvard community requiring access to its unique collections.
Home to a collection of 20th and 21st century English-language poetry materials, the Poetry Room features a circulating collection of poetry monographs, anthologies, journals, magazines, audio recordings and Blue Star collection of rare manuscripts. The Woodberry Poetry Room's audio collection comprises over 5,000 recordings including readings, lectures, informal conversations, oral histories, interviews, radio broadcasts and, more recently, answering-machine poems.
The Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library provides services that support the curriculum in music as well as the music needs of the greater Harvard community. Study spaces include reading rooms, individual and collaborative listening/viewing spaces and carrels.
Cabot is Harvard's principal general science library. In addition to serving undergraduates, the library has research collections in mathematics, statistics, earth and planetary sciences, psychology and science-related interdisciplinary studies.
Lamont Library was the first university library building in the United States specifically planned for undergraduates. This revolutionary library became the primary collection supporting study and instruction in the new undergraduate curriculum.
The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library is Harvard University's flagship library. Built with a gift from Eleanor Elkins Widener, it is a memorial to her son, Harry, Class of 1907, an enthusiastic young bibliophile who perished aboard the Titanic.