The Harvard Chan School of Public Health’s blended MPH in epidemiology includes a self-designed field learning experience where students address community issues such as patient care, occupational health, and public policy.
In the fall of 2013, faculty members from Harvard College pilot tested the implementation of four new courses taught in the blended format, integrating HarvardX materials with face-to-face classroom methods. These four courses were previously existing General Education (Gen Ed) courses… Read more about Blended Learning Report (Bok Center)
The goal of the edX as an LTI Provider project, aka the HarvardX Hybrid, was to include edX content in a Canvas course. The results were initially piloted in fall 2015 with courses at HKS, FAS, and Harvard Chan. Though the scope of initial pilots has been modest, it is now… Read more about Integration between edX and Canvas (Canvas)
This site is designed to show some of the ways in which we have used Canvas and other tools to enable blended learning in a course at the Harvard Kennedy School: Professor Dan Levy's API-209 Advanced Quantitative Methods I course.
One paper articulates how questions and prompts for students to generate explanations—administered before, during, and after online learning—can improve cognitive processing by providing students with direction while allowing them to take charge of their learning.