Graduate Multimedia Fellows Seminar Application

The Graduate Multimedia Fellows Seminar is a new Teaching Certificate course offered at the Bok Center with the support of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching. Over the course of the spring semester, the course will train graduate students in the theories, research, and skills necessary to design and evaluate multimedia assignments. Fellows will…

Quote of the Day

“When one is building a ship, one does not begin with gathering timber and cutting planks, but rather by arousing in people the yearning for the great wide sea.” – Antoine de St. Exupery

The Science of Student Attention

What’s the secret to great teaching? Well, there isn’t one – if there was one magic wand you could just wave, we’d have told you already! But one place to start could be with keeping your students’ attention. A recent study sheds new light on this important issue – it’s awfully tough, after all, to…

Post-Modern Education?

Today’s author is Michael Gelbart, the DTF for the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS). Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, recently published his first book, The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined. For those not familiar with it, the Khan Academy is an online education nonprofit with the mission statement, “A free world class…