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Please enjoy these recorded sessions from HILT Annual Conference 2017 on "Evaluating teaching" held September 20, 2017 in Wasserstein Hall. See the conference website for additional resources and the conference program.

Plenary sessions

Evaluating teaching within a research university

Moderated by Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust, University Professors Douglas A.

Afternoon remarks

Provost Alan Garber provided afternoon remarks at HILT’s sixth annual conference: “Evaluating Teaching.”

Models and practices

Creating connections and increasing engagement

Facilitated by Erin Baumann (HKS), Rebecca Nesson (DCE), and Adrienne Phelps-Coco (DCE), this breakout session highlighted easily adoptable and adaptable …

How to fail successfully

Facilitated by Sarah Grafman (HarvardX) and Sejal Vashi (SPH), this session focused on learning from failure in teaching and learning experimentation, with …

Looking beyond Harvard

Facilitated by Kris Markman (Harvard Library), Allison Pingree (HKS), and Anu Vendatham (Harvard Library), this session explored approaches to teaching …

Which decision-making practices promote excellent teaching?

An open discussion to share views and experiences across Harvard schools related to educational decision-making and curricular structures, facilitated by Nancy …

Ideas and innovations

Emerging approaches to evaluating learning

Facilitated by Josh Bookin (HGSE) and Evan Sanders (HMS), this session showcased emerging trends in evaluating student learning with a case study from …

Getting the most out of faculty and staff partnerships

Facilitated by Adam Beaver (FAS) and Lisa Brem (HLS), this session explored faculty and staff partnerships across Harvard schools with examples from …

Making the most of student evaluations

Facilitated by Willis Emmons (HBS), Alexandra Sedlovskaya (HBS), and Bill Wisser (HGSE), this session provided participants with practical tools for leveraging …

Stories of effective and ineffective evaluations of teaching

Facilitated by Johanna Gutlerner (HMS), Jason Heustis (HMS), and Martin Samuels (FAS), this session featured students from across the University sharing their …