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HarvardX is a University-wide strategic initiative, overseen by the Office of the VPAL. HarvardX enables faculty to create online learning experiences for residential and online use. Its Harvard Online Courses portal enables learners around the globe to gain access to Harvard’s extensive collection of online courses. 

About Harvard Online Learning

Launched in parallel with edX (a non-profit learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT), HarvardX is fully independent. As one critical endeavor among many across the University, HarvardX is designed to empower faculty to improve teaching and learning on-campus, online, and beyond. By integrating the development of instructional approaches and digital tools across campus, HarvardX provides faculty with pedagogical and research support. It aims to be collaborative and to represent Harvard’s academic diversity, showcasing the highest quality offerings of the University to serious learners everywhere.

Creating and Teaching a HarvardX Course

HarvardX encourages Harvard's full-time faculty to reach out through the proposal process. The process begins with a short Letter of Interest, which will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If the proposed project fits within the goals of VPAL and HarvardX, the faculty member will then work with the HarvardX team to understand the work required and develop a course Scope of Work.

Please also review the HarvardX Principles for Faculty.