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Central Administration

Kennedy School Focuses Its Technology on Classrooms, Not MOOCs

Administrators at the Kennedy School of Government say they are prioritizing using digital tools on campus, rather than to distribute a curriculum worldwide.

The Founders
edX

The Founders

Dimitar Sasselov
Commencement

Dimitar Sasselov

Astronomy professor Dimitar Sasselov teaches the edX course “Super-Earths and Life.”

Gregory Nagy
Commencement

Gregory Nagy

Professor Gregory Nagy teaches CB22x: “The Ancient Greek Hero.”

The Founders
Central Administration

The Founders: The Evolution of edX at Harvard and MIT

While the two schools co-founded the online learning platform three years ago, some say its effect has been greater on MIT’s campus.

HarvardX
FAS

Making Classes, but Not Money

As professors volunteer hours to developing online courses for edX, some call for the young platform to compensate its teachers.

HarvardX Studio
edX

HarvardX Studio

Professors film in the HarvardX studio.

HarvardX
University

HarvardX

HarvardX is the Harvard-specific branch of online platform EdX, which offers courses free of charge to students across the globe.

Dean Fitzsimmons Discusses Class of 2019 Regular Admissions
College

Harvard Admissions Office Considers How To Weigh MOOCs

Admissions officers are still considering how to weigh edX courses against conventional AP or IB classes when evaluating applicants.

Higher Education

HarvardX Participation and Completion Rates Vary by Discipline, Study Says

The report found that only 5 percent of participants who did not pay a fee for ID verification actually completed their online course.

Harvard Law School

EdX Settles With Department of Justice

The edX settlement will require the platform to become accessible for people with disabilities—including those who are deaf or visually impaired.

School of Public Health

School of Public Health Will Launch Blended Master’s Degree

The Harvard School of Public Health will launch a new master’s degree program that will be offered largely online, with a small residential component.

FAS

EdX Partnership with Microsoft, Smithsonian Could Provide Professional Preparation

In collaboration with Microsoft and the Smithsonian Institution, edX will launch seven courses on programming and cloud technologies and three American history courses.

Harvard Law School

Analysis: Experts Say ADA Case Has Merit

Filed earlier this month, the complaint alleges that by not captioning its online content, edX, a virtual education platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

A Dynamic Speaker
Harvard in the City

Ed Portal Celebrates Opening of New Location

More than 200 people joined on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston’s new location at 224 Western Avenue.

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter