The 2018 edition of the Digital Futures Discovery Series, a year-long program led by Harvard’s Digital Futures Consortium that explores the ongoing transformation of scholarship through innovative technology, kicks off on Feb. 7 with a presentation on MorgantinaVR, a project from the American Excavations at Morgantina that is pioneering new methods of visualizing data in both virtual and augmented reality. Learn more.
Academic Technology, the Harvard Library, and the Digital History program are joining Winter Teaching Week 2018, hosted by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, to offer a one-day workshop on the use of digital tools and methods in the classroom. The workshop, which will be held on January 17 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in Science Center Room 300H, will provide a hands-on introduction to several approaches that have been used successfully at Harvard, all grounded in specific pedagogical examples and use cases. Click here for more information and a link to register.
On Dec 6, the Harvard Initiative in Learning and Teaching (HILT) affinity groups for Learning Design and Learning Data & Analytics held a joint event focused on “Evidence of Learning.” Begun in 2017, HILT Affinity Groups convene Harvard affiliates approximately twice a year around shared teaching and learning interests.
The new Learning Spaces website provides details on ongoing renovations that are providing the Faculty of Arts and Sciences with classrooms that feature flexible design and modern technology. Information on classrooms and library spaces, including 360° panoramas, are available at learningspaces.fas.harvard.edu.