VPAL joined a number of organizations in support of the inaugural DataFest conference spotlighting Harvard’s data science resources. Read the Harvard Gazette story for more information on the Jan. 17-18 event.
On July 29th at Harvard, a collection of data engineers and analysts from several colleges and universities in the edX consortium participated in a collaborative workshop to learn more about Harvard and MIT data workflows. Harvard and MIT have consistently partnered in reporting metrics related to their MOOC offerings and their joint research infrastructure is now essentially open source. Read more about Harvard and MIT Host Joint edX Data Workflow Conference
Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL), Peter Bol, announced today the formation of the VPAL Research Group. The organization integrates HarvardX and the research fellows’ programs from the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) and adds new leadership and positions.