News

Scrolls and Scrolling

June 26, 2014

Harvard Gazette
By Beth Giudicessi, Harvard Correspondent

S
cholars who work with historical objects may think of those objects as worlds apart from emerging technology, but students in two courses — one offered through the Committee on Medieval Studies and Harvard Divinity School, the other through the Program in General Education — harnessed the power of both to curate exhibits now on display.

HILT team is moving to 125 Mt Auburn

June 19, 2014

The team from the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) will be moving to the 4th floor of 125 Mt Auburn Street.

The building also houses HarvardX and select members of various related efforts, such as the Teaching, Learning and Technologies strategic initiative; the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, and Division of Continuing Education (DCE).

HILT Team on the 4th Floor of 125 Mt Auburn St

Rebecca Petersen Appointed as Senior Research Manager for HarvardX

June 17, 2014

HarvardX has appointed Rebecca Petersen to be its first senior research manager for HarvardX research.

At HarvardX, Rebecca will support the development and implementation of research strategies via the HarvardX Research Committee; manage the research side of the HarvardX organization, including collaboration with the HarvardX instructional development team on the integration of research into course and module development; and serve as primary advocate for HarvardX research needs in our partnerships and collaborations.

Welcome HILT Staff to 125 Mt Auburn

June 12, 2014

The staff of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) will be moving over to 125 Mt. Auburn, arriving the evening of June 19.

Their team will be occupying offices 416, 418, and 419.

An “On-Ramp” for Knowledge: HarvardX for Allston

April 11, 2014

As Harvard continues to advance teaching and research on campus, online, and beyond through HarvardX, a University-wide initiative to enable faculty to create open online learning experiences, a new program is underway to combine online educational resources with in-person teaching components.

HarvardX for Allston will bring HarvardX content to the Allston-Brighton community and general public by offering programs that integrate the latest in virtual education technologies with opportunities for face-to-face interactions and discussion. 

Samantha Earp, Executive Director of HarvardX

Samantha Earp Appointed Executive Director of HarvardX

March 18, 2014

Samantha Earp, who has served as interim executive director of HarvardX since July of last year, has been appointed executive director, effective immediately.

She reports to HarvardX Faculty Director Rob Lue, who is also Professor of the Practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Bok Center, and works closely with the HarvardX Research Committee co-chaired by Andrew Ho, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Education, and Dan Levy, Senior Lecture in Public Policy at the Kennedy School.