February 2014

HarvardX Nite Owl Jams

HarvardX's Faculty Director, Rob Lue, is kicking off Nite Owl Jam sessions, to be held bimonthly. The purpose of these evening meet-ups is to allow Rob and the course teams to have some quality time to dive into deeper discussion on course direction and vision. 

Learning with MOOCs: A Practitioner's Workshop

written by Kalyan Veermachaneni, Ph.D

MOOCs have gone from a distant idea to a global phenomenon in less than five years. During this period MOOCs have innovated at a dazzling speed in content creation, delivery, feedback, testing and other aspects of the knowledge delivery process. The excitement of MOOCs has been the promise of "learning at scale". As a result, the primary focus of the design of MOOCs to date has been on "scale". We believe it is now time to focus our attention on the design for "learning".