Earlier this month we took some time to celebrate the Departmental Teaching Fellows who served their departments in the 2013-2014 academic year and to welcome those with whom we will be working in the 2014-2015 academic year. We had a lot of fun and got some great photos!
Is it possible to teach creativity? And is this the primary task of higher education?
The Harvard Horizons experience will culminate in the much-anticipated Harvard Horizons Symposium, tomorrow evening at 4:15pm in Sanders Theater. Presented by GSAS and the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard Horizons is a showcase of the interesting research being performed by Harvard’s graduate students. We hope you will join us; in the meantime,…
For a teacher to bring research on learning to bear on his/her work in the classroom can be a daunting task. Do you start with your teaching methods and look for research on how well they work? Do you look at your goals for your students’ learning and try to find methods in the research results that address the…
Originally conceived by Kimiko M. Matsuda-Lawrence ’16, the “I, too, am Harvard” campaign set off a litany of articles, discussions and events around Harvard University earlier this month, and has inspired similar movements and extended conversations about race from coast to coast and even across the Atlantic.
My parents and grandparents never went away to college. Only my grandfather finished high school.
The current climate in higher education is host to a great debate about the purpose of a college education. Are schools responsible for turning out a thoroughly-prepared, pre-programmed workforce, or it is the responsibility of educators to shape thoughtful, reflective humans without regard for how future employers will view them?
YouTube, Vimeo, InDesign, FinalCut, PowerPoint, Prezi, Word, PhotoShop…the list goes on. Teachers have every type of technological resource imaginable at their fingertips and can use them to increase and improve student engagement; but how?
What’s smarter than a room full of PhD students? Find out on April 22nd!
Today’s writing lesson comes from American expatriate and arch-modernist Ezra Pound (1885-1972). Though an accomplished poet and translator in his own right, he may be best known as the guy who cut nearly 400 lines from T.S. Eliot’s original draft of The Waste Land.