2014

HILT Spark Grant Fall 2014 awards announced

October 8, 2014

HILT awarded six Spark Grants of $5-$15K this semester intended to “spark” promising teaching and learning projects this academic year:

HILT Cultivation Grant awards announced

May 15, 2014

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) awarded three Cultivation Grants of up to $200K to projects toward:

  • Assessing curricular innovation (HMS). Edward Krupat, Richard Schwartzstein, Jeremy Richards, Amy Sullivan, and David Roberts will evaluate the impact of curriculum renewal at HMS and develop a model for educational assessment by analyzing student data of cohorts from both the previous curriculum and the new curriculum being implemented in 2015.

HILT Spark Grant awards announced

February 21, 2014

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) awarded five Spark Grants to projects that will be pursued over the year:

  • Improving student statistics literacy. Abha Ahuja and Melanie Stefan (HMS) will study misconceptions about statistics in a high-enrollment life science course and develop a related computer-based module.