Education

2021 Jul 09

Association of Black Faculty, Administrators and Fellows First Friday Event

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Online

ABFAF First Friday Event - July 2021

ABFAF invites Harvard's Black faculty, administrators and fellows to a First Friday meeting. The conversation features Dr. Oneeka Williams, a Harvard Medical School Graduate who ranks among The Top Urologic Surgeons in the United States. Her talk will explore themes including excelling with no limits, emotional and physcial wellness, and writing children’s books.

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2021 Jul 21

Designing Better Courses: Blending the Best of Pre- and Post-Pandemic Pedagogy

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

COVID-19 has changed life as we know it, higher education being no exception. As educators we have been forced to develop new approaches that would never have been considered in “normal times.” In this webinar, Rob Austin, Professor of Information Systems at Ivey Business School, and an affiliated faculty member at Harvard Medical School, will talk about how to design and structure courses to combine the best features of a pre- and post-pandemic learning and improve the class experience for students and instructors. Hosted by Harvard Business Publishing. 

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2021 Aug 19

Self and Identity in the Physical, Remote, and Hybrid Classroom: Actionable Approaches for Educators

5:20pm

Creating an inclusive classroom, where each student feels a sense of belonging, is essential—regardless of whether learning is happening in person, online, or in a hybrid environment. This new Harvard Business Publishing Education seminar will empower instructors to broaden and deepen their understanding of how educators’ own visible and invisible identities—and those of their students—affect classroom dynamics. Through the lens of self and identity, the program will explore actionable approaches educators can take to create an...

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2021 Jun 22

Public Narratives and Organizing: A Case Study of the Stand Up with the Teachers Campaign in Jordan

12:00pm to 1:15pm

Location: 

Online

In this panel discussion, Dr. Emilia Aiello will examine how public narratives can contribute to community building and power building even under constrained conditions. Dr. Aiello will be joined by leaders and practitioners of the Qom Ma’al Muallem (Stand Up with the Teachers) Campaign, which has been organizing for female workers rights in Jordan. Hosted by the Ash Center for Democracy at the Harvard Kennedy School. 

 

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2021 Jun 10

The Education that Comes: Redesigning Our Practices to Ensure Learning

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

On this occasion the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies will have the vision and experience of Katherine Merseth, a specialist in teacher training, school improvement in vulnerable contexts and effective classroom practices from Harvard University, who will be accompanied by leading experts from the region. We will address the following questions: How to install creative processes to encourage learning? What practices and strategies are being implemented to develop and / or maintain learning communities in schools? What are the main lessons learned from networking...

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2021 Jun 14

Martin Luther King & The Struggle for Voting Rights, Making Democracy Work

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

Join the Harvard Business School for a special session in which Professor David Moss, author of the acclaimed book “Democracy: A Case Study,” makes history come alive with an audience-driven discussion of Martin Luther King Jr. and the struggle for voting rights. Professor Moss will bring his wildly popular approach to teaching the history of American democracy to a new stage. It will be an afternoon that challenges the way you think about America’s history and civic life – and your place in it.

There will be an HBS case study distributed to participants to read in advance,...

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2021 Jun 12

Brunch with Baldwin

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

James Baldwin in a white collared shirt tilting his head, the background sunlit greenery and roses

Please join the Harvard Club of Washington, DC for “Brunch with Baldwin,” an online event featuring Robert Reid-Pharr, Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University. Dr. Reid-Pharr was awarded a 2020-2021 Radcliffe Institute for...

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