To explore the role that the “biographical” genre plays in understanding history, as biographies preserve historical events through a unique lens, affected as they are by personal biases and social commentary.
Class: Latin Ba – Latin Prose Selections (Classical)
To give Harvard/other college students, most of whom have never experienced food insecurity first-hand, a taste of the mental labor of living on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
To provide Harvard/ other college students a more grounded way to imagine living in poverty and coping with food insecurity
The instructor in a beginning German class wrote and filmed a puppet show for the class, who then created their own puppet shows using the vocabulary they had learned. This exercise fostered comprehension and decreased students’ inhibitions about speaking in public. Read more about German Language Puppet Show
Overview: In this class simulation of a crisis event, students role play as different actors of the US government. They have to collaborate with different actors to formulate an optimal response strategy that is made public in a press conference. Read more about Crisis Event Simulation
Introduction/Background: Margo Seltzer's students in Introduction to Operating Systems work in groups to complete exercises. They work together individually, and then present their findings to the class.
Introduction/Background: In Jennifer Osterhage's Introductory Biology I taught at the University of Kentucky, she taught the concepts involved in the electron transport chain using a fun, interactive activity with clickers and student volunteers.