Is modern representative democracy "better" than ancient Athenian democracy? In this activity, students work together to mine the readings for evidence that will help them answer this question.Read more about Ancient v. Modern Democracy
Students were asked to produce a multimedia and historical analysis of the archives of Saudi Aramco World. It aimed to bring historical and secondary sources alive by putting students directly in contact with primary, archival sources and asking them to critically engage with those materials.
Sweden is known for its children's literature. In this lesson, Ursula Lindqvist and Suzanne Martin use a famous Swedish children's book to teach both grammar and provide a taste of Swedish childhood. Read more about Barbro Lindgren
In his Bible in the Humanities section, David Weimer had students present a modern object that makes an allusion or reference to the Bible. This activity allows students to explore modern-day understandings of the Bible as they relate to the original text. Read more about Bible Adaptations and Imitations
As an instructor of biblical Hebrew, Cian Power had students record themselves reading a part of a Book of Jonah comic every two weeks, send the recording to him, and receive quick feedback. Read more about Book of Jonah Comic
The entire course Reinventing Boston: The Changing American City is an active learning experience. Framed as a study of how American cities have changed, the class involves three neighborhood visits. Read more about Boston Neighborhood Visits
This project has students work in pairs explore the botany of Harvard Square. Students find a plant-related item to research and prepare a an abstract, a presentation, and a written report. Read more about Botany of Harvard Square