HILT funds 8 teaching and learning projects

HILT's grants will go towards projects that seek to develop pedagogical innovations in technology and practice. Photo by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

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Harvard Initiative for Learning & Teaching (HILT) awarded five Spark Grants of up to $15,000 intended to “spark” promising teaching and learning projects. Awardees will:
HILT awarded three Targeted Support projects of up to $125,000. Awardees will:
  • Assess the Teachly tool. Dan Levy, Theodore Svoronos, Karti Subramanian, and Sarah Hamma (HKS) will study the effectiveness of a software tool designed to help faculty teach more inclusively and effectively.
  • Expand web application for language pedagogy. Ivy Livingston and Mark Schiefsky (FAS) and Rebecca Miller, Jeff Emanuel, and Bill Barthelmy (HUIT) will broaden languages and features available within Hedera.
  • Scale established SEAS LTI tools. Gabriel Abrams (Harvard Extension School) will open the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) education technology application store university-wide.