In a question-and-answer session, the researchers behind the edX platform reflect on the risks, rewards, and changes in online learning.
Researchers from MIT and Harvard have identified a new cheating method in MOOCs, and they suggest how to protect course certification.
Four-day Harvard conference focuses on academic spaces, and how to improve them.
Online courses are unlikely to take over higher education, says Lawrence Bacow, member of the Harvard Corporation and former president of Tufts University, but they can help revitalize learning.
Harvard’s online courses evolve, as hybrid models effectively continue to mix remote learning with on-campus interaction.
Panelists across Harvard gather to consider how education should and will affect tomorrow’s global challenges.
In the wake of the Ferguson tumult, an Askwith Forum panel examines ways to promote discussions on race, and to craft solutions during a discussion at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
In a question-and-answer session, HarvardX head Peter Bol outlines the challenges ahead for the online platform and for teaching and learning.
A Harvard and MIT study’s findings suggest that teachers often constitute a significant portion of the participants in MOOCs; that learner intentions matter; and that those with financial stakes have higher completion rates.
Higher education in the digital age is radically remaking the models by which it delivers its content, the leader of a higher education technology association said.
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Students across Harvard channel energy and anger from last semester’s “Black Lives Matter” protests into a call for discussions and changes at home.
In a recent Edcast, NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson shares her thoughts on women and STEM education, her personal journey as a student, and her time in space.
HGSE panelists outlined ways to counter the shortage of women pursuing careers that require a STEM education, particularly in computer science.
While seeking economic relief for the middle class during his State of the Union address, Obama formally proposes making community college tuition-free.
On the cusp of a new education bill from Senate Republicans, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called this week for repeal and replacement of No Child Left Behind, the signature education reform from a decade ago.
Developmental psychologist Howard Gardner discusses the time-tested values of truth, beauty, and goodness in a three-part lecture series at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
A national faculty survey produced by Higher Education Research Institute implies that changes in teaching may be afoot, as lecturers increasingly adopt student-centered and team-based teaching practices. In fact, this recalibration of the pedagogical universe is happening at Harvard, too.
Young African-Americans must see their reflections in their communities and have a chance to succeed in school and society, U.S. official tells Askwith Forum.
Social psychologist and author Claude Steele talks about how negative stereotypes about a social group’s intellectual abilities can trigger anxiety and cognitive difficulties in those who identify with that group, leading to chronic underperformance.
During a videotaped speech in Dallas, Harvard President Drew Faust explained why attending college remains so important for many after high school — and a group of seniors couldn't agree more.