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Bringing Improvement Science to High School Students

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“I think using MOOCs to educate students is profound, especially connecting students virtually with people from other states and countries, with people young and old, and with people from different cultural views. When this happens, students are not only learning the content that’s being presented, they are also learning the views of other people.”  

Teal VanLanen, Wellness Coordinator and Community Activator

How can teachers help high school students learn to make positive changes in their health and daily lives? One educator found a way with HarvardX’s online course Practical Improvement Science in Health Care.

'Super-Earths and Life' Explores How We Search for Alien Life

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"We are at the beginning of an exciting time in science, and in particular in astronomy. You will learn what a super-Earth is, and why these large, rocky worlds make such good candidates for the first discovery of extraterrestrial life."

Dimitar Sasselov, Phillips Professor of Astronomy and Director, Origins of Life Initiative, Harvard University

World Religions Celebratory Event

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To celebrate the conclusion of the series World Religions Through Their Scriptures, HarvardX invites students, and anyone interested in learning more about the course, to share their experience and meet fellow classmates and faculty members. Harvard Divinity School Professor Diane L. Moore will deliver remarks and present students who completed all six of the modules of the course with a certificate and commemorative gift. This event, to be held on October 24 at 5:30 pm, is open to the public and will also be live-streamed. You can register here