Congratulations to the recipients of the Fall 2010 Teaching Awards!
“We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people, who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible. ” – President Barack Obama
As our seminar on “Designing the Course of the Future” has proceeded, we have had the pleasure of welcoming guest speakers on a variety of topics: Sherry Turkle of MIT on the social and psychological effects of technology, Tom Jehn of the Harvard College Writing Program on writing across the curriculum, Lynn Stein of Olin…
“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” – Abigail Adams
“I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.” -John Steinbeck
On February 11th Dean Smith hosted the first Conversations@FAS faculty forum on Active Learning. The following short videos are of the 3 Harvard faculty members that served as panelists and some of their insights into Active Learning: