Tickets available for HILT conference May 8

first_imgThe Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) will host its second annual conference on May 8. The theme for this year’s event is “Essentials,” drawing on the framing question, “In this time of disruption and innovation for universities, what are the essentials of good teaching and learning?”Ticket applications for this University-wide event are being accepted until May 2. Faculty, students, and staff from all Harvard schools are welcome to apply.Short keynote responses to the “Essentials” framing question will be offered by Harvard faculty and a outside scholars organized around the themes “The Science of Learning,” “The Art of Teaching,” “Innovation, Adaptation, Preservation.” The event will also highlight first-round Hauser Grant activities and January Academy Projects during an innovation fair.“Our goal is to create space for the Harvard community to actively discuss with one another what we know and believe about the essentials of excellent, transformative learning and teaching,” said HILT Director Erin Driver-Linn. “The boundaries and expectations of education are changing rapidly, and Harvard has added significantly in the past two years to experimental work in pedagogy with HILT and HarvardX — t is a perfect time to come together around the fundamentals, in light of this new work.”Launched last year with a generous gift from Rita E. and Gustave M. Hauser (read here and here), HILT’s mission is to catalyze innovation and excellence in learning and teaching at Harvard.Individuals interested in attending the conference can apply for tickets at http://hilt.harvard.edu/2013-conference.HILT trailerlast_img read more

Mae Batherson wins conference Rookie of the Week award

first_imgFor the second time this season, Syracuse freshman defender Mae Batherson has earned College Hockey America Rookie of the Week. In a two-game series over the weekend against conference leader Mercyhurst, Batherson recorded four points, including three assists in the 8-3 thrashing of the Lakers on Friday. All of Batherson’s assists were sent to three different Orange goal-scorers. These included feeding Lindsay Eastwood for the powerplay goal in the first period, Emma Polaski’s second period powerplay goal, and Kelli Rowswell’s goal in the third period. Batherson now has twelve assists on the season. In addition to the assists, Batherson also found the back of the cage, scoring the go-ahead goal to put the Orange up 2-1 in an eventual 4-3 overtime loss on Saturday. It was Batherson’s third goal of the season.In the SU defensive zone, Batherson blocked three Mercyhurst shots en route to Friday’s win.“I think we just played really well as a team,” said Batherson after Saturday’s loss. “We just gotta keep going and keep on working on our breakouts and getting pucks out so we can play offense and the other end.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBatherson previously won CHA Rookie Of the Week during the week of October 27-November 2 when she recorded two goals and an assist in two games against RIT, and had two blocked shots against Union. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on January 13, 2020 at 10:01 pm Contact Will: [email protected]last_img read more