Welcome the HarvardX Documentation Assistants

August 19, 2014

Harvard students Eryn Heying (Harvard Graduate School of Education), Kimi Fafowora '17 (applied mathematics), and Briana "Bri" Belser '15, will all be at the HarvardX office this semester.

Eryn, Kimi, and Bri (who worked previously as a HarvardX video intern) will be working as Documentation Assistants, charged with carefully working through all our past courses and documenting things like course structures, video types, assessment word counts, and other interesting data.

Harvard Releases Pilot Studies on Blended Learning Experiments

July 28, 2014

Contact: Michael Patrick Rutter, Harvard Public Affairs and Communications/HarvardX, 617-495-9028

July 28, 2014 – Cambridge, Mass – Harvard today released reports based upon a pilot-test of the implementation of four blended format courses taught at the College in the fall of 2013. Blended learning refers to the integration of online or other components into a residential educational experience. 

Note from the Executive Director: Welcome New Additions to the HX Research Team

July 28, 2014

I write to let you know that two new colleagues will be joining the HX Research Team on Monday, July 28th: Rebecca Petersen (Senior Research Manager, and Glenn Lopez (Research Programmer,

You can find Rebecca in Office 429 with Valerie; Glenn will be sharing Office 423 with Justin.

Scrolls and Scrolling

June 26, 2014

Harvard Gazette
By Beth Giudicessi, Harvard Correspondent

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.