• 2014 HILT Conference

    HILT Conference 2014: Engagement and Distance The HILT Annual Conference was held on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in Wasserstein Hall. Thank you to those of you who joined us, both on campus and remotely! Theme and motivating questions The conference is designed around a motivating question, one that builds on the thematic questions from the two previous […]

  • Research-based principles for multimedia learning

    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.
  • Forgetting as a Friend of Learning

    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 […]

  • 2013 HILT Conference

    The 2nd annual conference hosted by the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching focused on the framing question: In this time of disruption and innovation for universities, what are the essentials of good teaching and learning?
  • Inaugural HILT Symposium

    The inaugural HILT Symposium opened a Harvard-wide conversation, engaging over 300 faculty and students in dialogue, debate, and the sharing of ideas about pedagogical innovation. The event convened members of the Harvard community and presenters from within Harvard and externally who offered interesting and informative perspectives on teaching and learning in higher education, with an emphasis on evidence-based approaches.
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