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Harvard Syllabus Explorer Has Launched

September 4, 2018

The Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning is proud to announce Harvard Syllabus Explorer, a new syllabus search tool to use across FAS. It is designed to help Harvard students explore and select courses as well as to serve as a research asset for Harvard students, faculty, and staff. Syllabi are collected from Canvas and course information is provided by the Registrars / HUIT.

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VPAL Research, HarvardX Work to Enable Adaptive Learning in New Online Course

February 2, 2017

https://vpal.harvard.edu/innovationHarvardX, a Harvard University strategic initiative, is running a massive open online course (MOOC) featuring adaptive learning and assessment algorithms, which tailor course material in response to student performance. 

Adaptive learning functionality–never before offered in a HarvardX course and featured in a few courses across the edX online learning platform–has been deployed in...

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Harvard and MIT Researchers Release New Report on Open Online Courses

January 12, 2017

 

A joint research team from Harvard University and MIT has announced the release of a comprehensive report on learner engagement and behavior in 290 massive open online courses (MOOCs). 

Building on their prior work – 2014 and 2015 benchmark reports describing the first two years of open online courses launched on edX, a non-profit learning platform co-founded by the two institutions – the team’s new study reviews four years of...

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