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College

Harvard Faculty to Consider Granting College Credit for Remote Summer School Courses

The Harvard Faculty Council received a proposal that would allow remotely taught Summer School courses to be taken for Harvard College credit.

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FAS

Some Harvard Classes Start Spring Semester Online Due to Omicron Surge

Some Harvard professors will hold classes online during the first week of the spring semester, citing Covid-19 concerns.

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College

‘Picking Classes in the Dark’: Harvard Undergrads Bemoan Fourth Straight Semester Without Shopping Week

Harvard undergraduates participated in a virtual course preview period last week, marking the fourth straight semester without shopping week — a longtime scheduling quirk that allows students to sample classes before enrolling.

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Helix Classroom

A professor in a Helix classroom lecturing to both in-person and remote students.

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Harvard Medical School

HMS Affiliates Develop Global Covid-19 Clinical Education Video Series

Faculty at Harvard Medical School developed an online, evidence-based video series to provide clinical guidelines for health care providers around the world and combat misinformation surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Ed School

Students in HGSE’s New Virtual Part-Time Master’s Program Call on School to ‘Close the Quality Gap’

Barred from attending in-person classes as a condition of enrollment, students in a new virtual part-time Master’s program launched by the Graduate School of Education are advocating for improved online programming and turning to cross-registration at other schools.

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Higher Education

Education Experts Discuss Strategies to Improve Individualized Learning

Education experts at the Harvard Graduate School of Education discussed the importance of rebuilding the education system to improve socioemotional learning and accommodate students of different socioeconomic backgrounds in a Wednesday webinar.

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Ed School

Education Leaders Speak on Future of Global Schooling, Technology in HGSE Webinar

Civic and education leaders from around the world spoke on the future of education in technology in a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Friday.

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Faculty

While Most Surveyed Faculty Satisfied with Transition to Remote, 80% Say Virtual Learning Less Valuable for Students

Eighty percent of surveyed members of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences said they think a remote semester is not as valuable as an in-person semester for students, with 43 percent of respondents indicating “strong” disagreement.

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Higher Education

As K-12 School Reopenings Continue, Educators Urge Reform to In-Person Education System

Over a year has passed since that initial transition, and experts in education policy, administration, and public health say the new challenge is safely shepherding students back into classrooms — and making the most of this pivotal moment.

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Race

HGSE Alumni of Color Discuss Education and Racial Inequities at Annual Conference

Harvard Graduate School of Education alumni and students discussed education’s intersection with racial inequality and socioeconomic disparities at a conference Saturday.

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Harvard Business School

Some Business School Students Report Positive Experience with Hybrid Instruction, Remote Model

Harvard Business School students, some of the only Harvard affiliates who experienced in-person classes last fall, praised the hybrid classroom model that the school debuted in the fall.

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Higher Education

Black Harvard Graduate School of Education Students Discuss Their Research into Racial Inequity in Education

Black doctoral students at the Harvard Graduate School of Education led a webinar on their research into racial injustices in the education and research fields Thursday.

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FAS

Economics 10b, Life Sciences 1b Lead Spring Course Enrollment

Economics 10b: “Principles of Economics” continues to reign as the most popular spring semester course for the eighth consecutive year.

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The 36 Questions That ~Virtually~ Lead to Love

Love is in the air... or should we say, in the Zoom? Either way, we've got all the deep questions you'll need to spice up your latest breakout room. Whether you're just hoping to end some awkward silences or actually trying to obtain a quarantine boo, our special virtual renditions of The New York Times’ “36 Questions That Lead to Love" are sure to please.

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