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Using CAs and TFs Effectively (October 19, 2010)
Teaching the New Millennials: Using Technology, Websites, and Video in the Classroom (October 5, 2010)
First Faculty Teaching Seminar Fall 2010 (September 21, 2010)
Teaching Large Classes (March 4, 2010)
Experiential/Public Service Learning (February 19, 2010)
Syllabus Development (November 17, 2009)
Faculty-driven assessment tools (October 30, 2009)
Teaching Courses with Multiple Populations (September 22, 2009)
The Value (or Not) of Student Evaluations (April 27, 2009)
Making Lectures Interactive (March 30, 2009)
Collaborative Group Projects and Grading (February 23, 2009)
During the winter of 2008-2009, SLATE hired Josh Bookin to research best practices in professional pedagogy. Josh earned a masters degree in teaching and learning from HSGE, has taught economics and math in high school, college and graduate school, and has taken and/or audited a number of Harvard Kennedy School classes. The following documents summarize his findings.
Summary Presentation (PDF)
Appendices Document (PDF)
You may choose individual topics, or the last document "Contributed Case Packet" contains all of the topics in one PDF.
The Harvard University Office of the Provost offers a variety of funding sources for efforts that support enhancing teaching and learning.
Limited funding for the development of case studies, curricular materials, and teaching notes is available through SLATE and various centers.
Additionally, SLATE staff can assist you in preparing applications for grants related to enhancing teaching and learning. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request more information.
C. Roland Christensen Center for Teaching and Learning
Harvard Business School
Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence
Carnegie Mellon University
Vanderbilt Center for Teaching
The Center for Teaching & Learning
University of Chicago
Center for Teaching Effectiveness
University of Texas: Austin
The Center for Teaching and Learning
The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
University of Michigan
Office of Educational Development
University of California: Berkeley
On October 20, 2009, SLATE hosted Ken Bain as a guest speaker at the HKS faculty meeting. The topic of his discussion was "What research says about effective teaching and learning." Click here to view Ken's talk (login required, RT approx one hour).