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The ramp-up in faculty interest comes as researchers publish more studies on the active learning model and others internally raise concerns.
Formerly called “Unit Tests” and now called “Unit Reviews,” the optional exams still will function as practice tests.
With the program, dubbed the Harvard Teacher Fellows, Harvard will offer prospective educators an alternative to organizations like Teach for America.
The Economics department has recently lost several faculty members to other schools, highlighting the rise of rival programs and the relatively lower facilities at Harvard.
Harvard faculty exit University Hall after the first Faculty meeting of the academic year.
University President Drew G. Faust weighed in on reforming the beleaguered General Education program as the Faculty discusses reforms ahead of a major vote expected at the end of this semester.
Administrators are examining whether the College should also offer a pre-college bridge program to ease the transition to Harvard academics.
This screening was the first in a film series designed to run alongside the course.
Princeton’s decision to join edX comes just three months after the University of Pennsylvania joined with the intention of publishing three courses on the platform.
The launch on Thursday night marked the culmination of several years of effort to incorporate the dramatic arts more fully into the University’s academic offerings.
Aniruddh D. Patel, a professor at Tufts University, talks about his course on cognitive science and music with Harvard students and faculty in the music department room on a Wednesday afternoon. They discussed different ways to redesign music concentration requirements.
The complex will house classrooms, labs, lounge spaces, an exhibition space, a cafeteria, and 250 parking spots.
Faculty and students say the curriculum redesign is necessary to keep pace with broader changes in the field and continue to attract new students.
Undergraduate members of the Honor Council—the student-faculty body tasked with enforcing the honor code—are adjusting their schedules as the Council hears its first slate of academic integrity cases.
The Medical School’s curricular changes resemble those already made by other leading medical schools, according to their top administrators.