HILT Conference: Tackling Global Challenges from the Harvard Classroom and Beyond

Date: 

Friday, September 24, 2021, 9:00am to 2:15pm

Location: 

Online

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching annual conference is an event designed to engage Harvard faculty, students, and academic professionals in a university-level dialogue about teaching and learning innovation.

The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching annual conference is an event designed to engage Harvard faculty, students, and academic professionals in a university-level dialogue about teaching and learning innovation.

The last two years have emphasized the importance of active learning principles, working collaboratively in groups, and engaging with local communities on important issues. Given the ongoing worldwide challenges that were at the forefront of 2020 – 2021 (pandemics, racial justice, climate change, divided nations, food insecurity, equity, etc.), students want to talk about tough problems. How can we best prepare students to address global challenges in thoughtful and creative ways?

The 2021 annual HILT Conference will explore how we teach students to become global agents of change. Our plenary session will consider how our collective experiences in remote teaching and learning allowed us to rethink our models of instruction, community building, and curriculum. Breakout sessions will explore the various ways instructors can equip students to confront ongoing world-wide challenges through active learning, collaborative groups, and engaged scholarship.

Visit the event page for more information. Register by September 23rd.

Contact: hilt@harvard.edu

See also: University-Wide