HILT Conference 2018

HILT Conference 2018

August 20, 2018

HILT Conference 2018: Implementing the Science of Learning to Advance the Art of Teaching Date: Friday, September 21, 2018 Location: Wasserstein Hall, Harvard University Registration is required for attendance. Seating is limited. We’ve reached capacity for this event and have started a waitlist! If you were unable to register and would like an opportunity to attend, […]

Curriculum mapping projects across Harvard

Curriculum mapping projects across Harvard

June 4, 2018

Curriculum mapping projects across Harvard Speakers: Dustin Tingley, Logan McCarty, Louis Deslaurier, Brittany Butler, Harvard University Date: Monday, June 4, 2018, 3:00pm to 5:00pm Location: Boylston Hall, Fong Auditorium Have you wondered which instructors have also taught your current students? Or how many courses are offered for a specific topic like ethics, applied statistics, or […]

Integrating my online course to improve the classroom experience

Integrating my online course to improve the classroom experience

December 8, 2017

Integrating my online course to improve the classroom experience Speaker: Kathryn Parker Boudett Date: Friday, December 8, 2017, 11:00am to 12:00pm Location: Harvard Hall 202 Lecturer Kathryn Parker Boudett shared how she utilizes her HarvardX online course, Introduction to Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching, as pre-matriculation material in HGSE’s campus-based […]

Debate as pedagogy: Practices, tools, and examples from Harvard faculty

Debate as pedagogy: Practices, tools, and examples from Harvard faculty

June 20, 2017

Debate as pedagogy: Practices, tools, and examples from Harvard faculty Speaker: Eric Beerbohm (government), Jill Lepore (history), and Charles Nesson (law) Date: Monday, April 24, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:30pm Location: Boylston Hall 110 – Fong Auditorium Why and when should debate be used as a teaching and learning tool? Professors Eric Beerbohm (government), Jill Lepore […]

Pre-Texts: The Arts Teach (Anything)

Pre-Texts: The Arts Teach (Anything)

November 30, 2016

Pre-Texts: The Arts Teach (Anything) Speaker: Eric Beerbohm (government), Jill Lepore (history), and Charles Nesson (law) Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 4:30pm to 6:00pm Location: Boylston Hall 110 – Fong Auditorium Arts is not only for appreciation. It can be used as a tool bridging content to audience. Through activities and interactions, content knowledge is […]

Linking Learning Outcomes and Topics across the Undergraduate Curriculum

Linking Learning Outcomes and Topics across the Undergraduate Curriculum

January 26, 2016

Linking Learning Outcomes and Topics across the Undergraduate Curriculum Speakers: Karen E. Willcox, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 3:30pm to 5:00pm Location: Boylston Hall, Fong Auditorium This talk discusses two ongoing educational projects aimed at linking topics and outcomes across the undergraduate curriculum. First, the Crosslinks project […]

Structuring Peer Interactions for Massive Scale Learning

Structuring Peer Interactions for Massive Scale Learning

October 26, 2015

Structuring Peer Interactions for Massive Scale Learning Speakers: Chinmay Kulkarni, Carnegie Mellon University Date: Monday, October 26, 2015, 4:30pm to 6:00pm Location: William James Hall Room 105 Carnegie Mellon University’s Assistant Professor, Chinmay Kulkarni discusses his research with the Human-Computer Interaction Institute and advances in the science of learning. He previously spoke on “Leveraging Global Diversity through Small […]

A Conversation between Susan Singer and Harvard Science Faculty about Improving Undergraduate Science Education

A Conversation between Susan Singer and Harvard Science Faculty about Improving Undergraduate Science Education

May 1, 2015

A Conversation between Susan Singer and Harvard Science Faculty about Improving Undergraduate Science Education Speakers: Susan R. Singer, Carleton College and National Science Foundation Date: Friday, May 1, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm Location: By invitation only Susan Rundell Singer Susan Rundell Singer is Division Director in the Division of Undergraduate Education at NSF and Laurence […]

Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing

Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing

December 9, 2014

Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing Speakers: Steven Pinker, Jill Abramson, moderated by Samuel Moulton Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 5:00pm to 6:15pm Location: Farkas Hall, 10-12 Holyoke Street Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we better learn and teach it? Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of […]

Research-based principles for multimedia learning

Research-based principles for multimedia learning

May 5, 2014

Research-based principles for multimedia learning Speakers: Richard E. Mayer, UC Santa Barbara Date: Monday, May 5, 2014, 4:00pm Location: Sever Hall 113 “People learn more deeply from words and graphics than from words alone. This assertion can be called the multimedia principle, and it forms the basis for using multimedia instruction—that is, instruction containing words […]

Forgetting as a Friend of Learning

Forgetting as a Friend of Learning

October 11, 2013

Forgetting as a Friend of Learning: Implications for teaching and self-regulated learning Speakers: Dr. Robert A. Bjork, UCLA Date: Friday, October 11, 2013, 1:30pm Location: William James Hall 105 It is natural to think that learning is a matter of building up skills or knowledge in one’s memory and that forgetting is a matter of […]