TELLab, funded by a Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) grant, is a platform for online experiments that students can participate in and modify for their own use. Faculty interested in developing an experiment module for their course can contact the team. ...

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    FIELD Global Immersion

    The Harvard Business School FIELD Global Immersion course requires first year MBA students to develop or improve a product, service, or experience for a global client.

    Harvard Immigration Project

    The Harvard Law School provides students client project opportunities such as the Harvard Immigration Project

    Research: Authentic Learning (Simulations, Lab, Field)

    An ablConnect literature summary outlines that field learning—an extreme form of authentic learning (versus lab and simulation)—increases student motivation and the ability to think like a member of the discipline. 

    The Field Method

    See Harvard field learning resources at Harvard Business School

    Course-based field trip grants

    The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies provides grants to faculty who design and lead course-based field trips. 

    Visualization lab

    See examples of research and instructional uses of Harvard’s state-of-the-art immersive 3D stereo Visualization Lab, located within the Peabody Museum.

    Research: Social Pedagogies

    This article on “social pedagogies” shows how engaging students with “authentic audiences” is crucial for understanding key (and often difficult) concepts in a course.