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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.
HBX Live classrooms will exist entirely online and in real time. In a custom-designed WGBH studio, a high-resolution video wall mimics the amphitheater-style seating of a Business School classroom.
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.
HBX CORe has made a concerted effort to reach out to students at the College, partnering officially, and somewhat controversially, with the Undergraduate Council to inform students about the program.
The digital humanities initiative will expand to local television and will feature influential figures discussing poetry.
The research arms of HarvardX and the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching have merged to create a new research group.
Roughly 1 percent of certificates granted by Harvard’s and MIT’s school-specific edX platforms were earned by users engaging in a new form of cheating.
Administrators at the Kennedy School of Government say they are prioritizing using digital tools on campus, rather than to distribute a curriculum worldwide.
Astronomy professor Dimitar Sasselov teaches the edX course “Super-Earths and Life.”
While the two schools co-founded the online learning platform three years ago, some say its effect has been greater on MIT’s campus.
As professors volunteer hours to developing online courses for edX, some call for the young platform to compensate its teachers.