flipped classroom/blended

Using digital resources to augment course materials

Teddy SvoronosTheodore Svoronos, lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, developed digital-learning materials as part of the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE) project and now uses them for both residential and online-learning communities.

The benefits: Svoronos found that the modularity of a BCURE course on Descriptive Evidence allowed him to repurpose the content as introductory materialfor his residential students in statistics: “BCURE provided rich,interactive examples that policymakers in India and Pakistan ... Read more about Using digital resources to augment course materials

DIY Flipping Kit (SLATE)

Utilize a “do-it-yourself” guide for faculty on flipped classroom pedagogy, developed by members of the SLATE (Strengthening Learning and Teaching Excellence) team at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.


Browse the DART catalog, which currently includes over 100 HarvardX courses and 20 Harvard YouTube channels. DART is currently in pilot phase and seeks active users for the spring (email dart@harvard.edu).  Read more about DART

Blended MPH in epidemiology

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.

Blended Learning: Using interactive online modules before class to enhance learning in class

Dan Levy

Dan Levy, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Faculty Chair of the Strengthening Learning and Teaching Excellence (SLATE) Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School, developed a series of online modules for Advanced Quantitative Methods I, work made possible by teaching fellow Teddy Svoronos and SLATE staff member Mae Klinger. The modules contain interactive videos, diagrams, and practice problems; an end-of-module quiz; and an anonymous feedback survey.... Read more about Blended Learning: Using interactive online modules before class to enhance learning in class

Harvard Online Learning portal

Search the Harvard Online Learning portal, an aggregator of online learning opportunities from professors, centers, schools, libraries, and initiatives across campus.  

Statistics Online Modules

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.

Research: Applying Cognitive Science to Online Learning

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.