HarvardX courses connect learners to more than world-class content; they also create lively learning communities. Tim Banks, participant in HarvardX’s The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours, explains: “I’ve made good friends through this course, to the point that we regularly catch up via Google Hangouts for discussions about the ancient world. We’re even talking of a study tour to Greece next year!” Read more at the edX blog.
Professor Glenn Cohen, whose course Bioethics and the Law of Reproductive Technology and Genetics starts on September 6, will be at the Harvard Ed Portal as part of the Faculty Speaker Series. Join Cohen on September 13 to discuss the legal, medical, and ethical questions that arise in the field of bioethics. RSVP online for the free talk through Eventbrite.
My edX story started back in 1979. It was my senior year of high school. I took the ACT and scored 36 in Math and 35 Composite. However, for complicated reasons, I underperformed at school and didn’t apply to any good colleges, much less any excellent colleges. I’ve always regretted the fact that I did not go to the best college I could have. Fast-forward to 2012: MIT and Harvard start offering courses through MITx and HarvardX. Continue reading at the edX blog...
How have mainstream media affected the outcome of the Democratic and Republican primaries? Thomas Patterson, HarvardX course faculty and American Government and Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at Harvard Kennedy School, released a new report analyzing how major news outlets covered the 2016 presidential candidates Read more about What Role Does the Media Play in Politics?