The Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning is sponsoring a pilot program called the Faculty Academy to enable full-time Harvard faculty to get hands-on assistance with some of the techniques and concepts used in online learning experiences (such as those created through HarvardX) and in blended or flipped classrooms.
Topics covered include video and visual teaching; online comprehension and assessment; and blended learning. Classes are offered on Thu., July 24 and Tue., Aug. 12 and are supported by HarvardX and the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Faculty are invited to sign up for a half day slot focused on one of three topics. There are six total slots available each month, two per topic.
Slots are available for individual faculty signup on a first-come, first-served basis, and we will maintain a wait list of two faculty per slot. Slots that have not been reserved by faculty one week prior to the date of the academy will be made available to senior graduate students who are teaching in the following academic term.