Topic: education

HSPH faculty teaching more undergraduate global health courses as demand grows

In response to growing undergraduate interest in global health, Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty are teaching more courses for undergraduates, establishing a unique relationship with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. [[Christopher Duggan]], associate professor in the Department of Nutrition,…

Dean Frenk discusses use of technology in education

When it comes to using new technology in education, “the trick is not to adopt, but to adapt,” Harvard School of Public Health Dean [[Julio Frenk]] told the audience at the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT) conference, held at Harvard’s…

HSPH considers adapting courses for target audiences on edX

With the rapid growth of edX—the virtual learning initiative launched by Harvard and MIT in May 2012—Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) professors are now discussing the possibility of modifying an edX course to target families in Boston, focusing on an issue…

HarvardX’s fall course lineup includes new HSPH offerings

Harvard is planning to offer a dozen new online courses in the 2013-14 school year through HarvardX—the University’s branch of the online education platform edX— including new courses taught by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty. The new courses are: PH201x,…