Tour of Teaching & Learning Spaces at the Harvard Art Museums

Tour of Teaching & Learning Spaces at the Harvard Art Museums

October 25, 2022

Learning Spaces Affinity Group Tour of Teaching & Learning Spaces at the Harvard Art Museums Tuesday, October 25, 2022: 11:00am ET Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA RSVP to attend Please join us for an in-person event with the Learning Spaces Affinity Group. The Harvard Art Museums will provide a tour of the […]

Exploring Teamwork and Collaboration in Learning – A Social Event

Exploring Teamwork and Collaboration in Learning – A Social Event

September 29, 2022

Learning Design Affinity Group Exploring Teamwork and Collaboration in Learning – A Social Event Thursday, September 29: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Cabot Science Library – Cabot Instruction Room (LL03) Snacks and refreshments included. Register here. Building off of the HILT conference’s theme of teamwork and collaboration, the Learning Design Affinity Group invites you to attend a […]

2022 HILT Conference

2022 HILT Conference

September 23, 2022

2022 Conference “Teamwork: Facilitating Group Dynamics and Encouraging Student Collaboration” A virtual event Friday, September 23, 2022 Solving the complex and systemic issues embedded in our world will require cooperation and collaboration between individuals and groups that span many dimensions, including generations and political ideologies. So, how can we provide opportunities for students to practice […]

Ungrading: Reimagining Traditional Assessments

Ungrading: Reimagining Traditional Assessments

May 5, 2022

Learning Design & Research-Informed Teaching & Learning Affinity Groups “Ungrading: Reimagining Traditional Assessments” Thursday, May 5, 2022: 3:30pm to 4:30pm Longfellow 319 (13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA) The best assessments support robust learning by providing a means of consolidating and processing information, promoting reflection and metacognition, and motivating students towards deep learning. Yet critics suggest that […]

Teaching Climate Change Across Disciplines

Teaching Climate Change Across Disciplines

April 26, 2022

“Teaching Climate Change Across Disciplines” with Jim Stock, Marianna Linz, Mayra Rivera, Lucas Stanczyk, Robert N. Stavins, and Dustin Tingley Tuesday, April 26, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Watch full recording In a follow-on to HILT’s 2021 Conference, Harvard faculty from STEM and non-STEM disciplines will share how their students learn about […]

Learning Analytics at Harvard Business School Online

Learning Analytics at Harvard Business School Online

March 29, 2022

Learning Data & Analytics Affinity Group Learning Analytics at Harvard Business School Online Tuesday, March 29: 12:00pm – 1:00pm A primary goal of HBS Online was to build a platform to bring active, social, and case-based learning experiences to asynchronous online learners. It was also a goal to instrument this platform to facilitate learning analytics […]

Flexible Classroom Panel

Flexible Classroom Panel

March 23, 2022

Learning Spaces Affinity Group Flexible Classroom Panel Wednesday, March 23: 10:00 a.m. The HILT Learning Spaces Affinity Group will host a panel discussion around the topic of flat flexible classroom space, via Zoom. We will hear from your colleagues from across Harvard about their experience setting up, supporting, and teaching in classrooms with flexible furniture […]

The Spark of Learning – Energizing and Motivating Students in Uncertain Times

The Spark of Learning – Energizing and Motivating Students in Uncertain Times

December 10, 2021

Research-Informed Teaching and Learning Affinity Group The Spark of Learning – Energizing and Motivating Students in Uncertain Times Friday, December 10: 11:00am – 12:15pm Historically, we have constructed our classrooms with the assumption that learning is a dry, staid affair, ruled by an unemotional consideration of the facts. The pedagogical world, however, is beginning to […]

“Connecting Scholarship with Action” with Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman

“Connecting Scholarship with Action” with Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman

November 17, 2021

“Connecting Scholarship with Action” with Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Watch event recording Professors Paul Farmer and Arthur Kleinman share a passion for teaching students how to tackle real-world problems. In this follow-on event to HILT’s 2021 annual conference, the professors will discuss their […]

State of Learning Design: An Informal Event to Talk About Where Our Work Is Right Now

State of Learning Design: An Informal Event to Talk About Where Our Work Is Right Now

November 17, 2021

Learning Design Affinity Group State of Learning Design: An Informal Event to Talk About Where Our Work Is Right Now Wednesday, November 17: 12:30pm – 1:30pm How are you? We have experienced so many changes to our work that now that we transition into another academic year, we thought it would be a good time […]

“Ethical Reasoning for Computer Scientists” with Jeff Behrends, James Mickens, and Trystan Goetze

“Ethical Reasoning for Computer Scientists” with Jeff Behrends, James Mickens, and Trystan Goetze

November 10, 2021

“Ethical Reasoning for Computer Scientists” with Jeff Behrends, James Mickens, and Trystan Goetze Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET Watch the video recording In a follow-on to HILT’s 2021 Conference, we will learn how Embedded EthiCS meets the challenge of making ethical reasoning integral to computer science education. We’ll explore […]

Virtual Tours of Houghton Library and Countway Library Renovations

Virtual Tours of Houghton Library and Countway Library Renovations

November 2, 2021

Learning Spaces Affinity Group Virtual Tours of Houghton Library and Countway Library Renovations Tuesday, November 2: 10:30am – 11:30am Last year while many of us were working remotely, Houghton and Countway libraries were getting a makeover. Kristine Greive from Houghton Library will lead us on a virtual tour of Houghton’s renovation highlighting the ways that […]

Using Microsoft’s PowerApps to quickly create formative assessment tools (and other fun stuff)

Using Microsoft’s PowerApps to quickly create formative assessment tools (and other fun stuff)

October 7, 2021

Learning Data & Analytics Affinity Group Using Microsoft’s PowerApps to quickly create formative assessment tools (and other fun stuff) Thursday, October 7: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Watch event recording Formative assessment tools can greatly enhance the learning experience of our students. However, standard surveying tools seldom have the flexibility we need to capture and mirror back […]

2021 HILT Conference

2021 HILT Conference

September 24, 2021

2021 Conference “Tackling Global Challenges from the Harvard Classroom and Beyond” A virtual event Friday, September 24, 2021 The last two years have emphasized the importance of active learning principles, working collaboratively in groups, and engaging with local communities on important issues. Given the ongoing worldwide challenges that were at the forefront of 2020 – […]

VPAL’s Canvas Dashboards – Lessons Learned

VPAL’s Canvas Dashboards – Lessons Learned

August 11, 2021

Learning Data & Analytics Affinity Group VPAL’s Canvas Dashboards – Lessons Learned Wednesday, August 11: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Zac Wang, HILT’s Senior Manager for Resources Adoption and Impact in VPAL, will discuss Canvas Dashboards-Lessons Learned, and later we will try to identify some of our community needs for Zac to bring back to VPAL.

Designing and Teaching a Hybrid Course

Designing and Teaching a Hybrid Course

July 28, 2021

Learning Design Affinity Group Designing and Teaching a Hybrid Course Wednesday, July 28: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Watch the event recording The hybrid classroom took teaching and learning world by storm as colleges and universities grappled with balancing online teaching, in-person learning, and public health considerations. With the hybrid model at the forefront of many schools’ […]

Canvas APIs, LTIs, Data and more!

Canvas APIs, LTIs, Data and more!

July 14, 2021

Learning Data & Analytics Affinity Group Canvas APIs, LTIs, Data and more! Wednesday, July 14: 12:00pm – 1:00pm Watch event recording Thank you to all who attended our kick-off meeting and provided ideas for future meetings. We are excited to welcome Gabe Abrams, Senior Software Engineer at DCE who will discuss Canvas APIs, LTIs, Data […]

Learning Analytics Reboot

Learning Analytics Reboot

May 19, 2021

Learning Data & Analytics Affinity Group Learning Analytics Reboot Wednesday, May 19: 12:00pm – 1:00pm This will be a chance to hear what others are doing (or wondering about) with respect to learning analytics at Harvard, and of course networking! In preparation for this meeting we encourage you to read the latest EDUCAUSE 2021 Teaching […]

Distracted: Using the Science of Learning to Cultivate Student Attention

Distracted: Using the Science of Learning to Cultivate Student Attention

May 7, 2021

Research-Informed Teaching & Learning Affinity Group Distracted: Using the Science of Learning to Cultivate Student Attention Friday, May 7: 11:00am – 12:00pm It often seems that the current generation of students is more distracted than ever, especially given the proliferation of technology at our fingertips. In the face of ever-present distractions, how can we cultivate […]

“I Learn Best When” | Centering Student Voices

“I Learn Best When” | Centering Student Voices

April 29, 2021

“I Learn Best When” | Centering Student Voices Thursday, April 29th 4:15pm to 5:30pm A panel of students from various Harvard Schools will share their experiences as learners. Through the lens of inclusivity and equity, what approaches have they seen work well? What advice do they have for when models or structures don’t work so […]