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Teaching Practical Wisdom

In Plato’s dialogues we find the idea that virtue is a skill, a craft, an art of living. The knowledge of how to live well, in both a civic and an ethical sense, is not merely theoretical but also practical; it involves both knowing that and knowing how.

Harvard Horizons 2014

The Harvard Horizons experience will culminate in the much-anticipated Harvard Horizons Symposium, tomorrow evening at 4:15pm in Sanders Theater. Presented by GSAS and the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard Horizons is a showcase of the interesting research being performed by Harvard's graduate students. We hope you will join us; in the meantime, we've compiled this sneak peek!

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Harvard Horizons 2014

What's smarter than a room full of PhD students? Find out on April 22nd!


Fall Teaching Conference 2013

FTC 2013

Registration is open for the 2013 Fall Teaching Conference. Open to graduate students teaching at any level at Harvard, the conference will cover topics ranging from beginning teaching at Harvard through multimedia production for the classroom, and helping struggling students.

Research Assignment RX

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We've all been there: you've handed out the research assignment. Your students have begun working on it. But there's a snag