Classroom and Conference room support

Our METS team (Media and Educational Technology Services) handles all installations, configuration, upgrades, and onsite support for the classrooms and departmental conference rooms here at the school.  From projecting your powerpoint to live-hosting a class in multiple locations simultaneously, this METS service is available to help. To make a request, please complete the request form … Continue reading “Classroom and Conference room support”

Group Chat and Instant Messaging

Supported with Microsoft Teams

Part of the Office365 suite, Microsoft Teams is software that works as a hub for collaboration, allowing you to chat, share and edit files, launch meetings, and more, all in real time.

Live Event Support

Supported with IT Staff members

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is known world-wide in part thanks to cutting edge live programming that brings together experts in the field of public health.  The I.T. department supports these endeavors through a variety of resources.

Online Surveys

Supported with Qualtrics, Microsoft Forms

Qualtrics is web-based survey software that allows you to easily create surveys, collect and store data, and produce reports. Features include: an easy-to-use survey editor, requiring no prior training dozens of templates and sample surveys to customize for your own use integrated graphics and statistical tools the ability to download data into a variety of formats

Personal Cloud Storage

Supported with OneDrive and Dropbox

Part of the Office365 suite offered to all faculty, staff, and students, OneDrive is a file storage and sharing solution that provides easy access to your personal files from any internet-connected device. With 1Tb of storage, there’s plenty of room for all your personal files, and you can easily share your files with anyone on … Continue reading “Personal Cloud Storage”

Secure File Transfer

The Department of Information Technology’s “Kiteworks by Accellion” service provides a secure file transfer solution for protecting data in transit and at rest.  The appliance uses industry-standard encryption to secure files sent or received by Kiteworks users. To access Kiteworks by Accellion, please click the link below.  Login is with your HarvardKey. More information … Continue reading “Secure File Transfer”

Video and web conferencing

Supported with Zoom

Video and web conferencing allows two or more participants at different geographical locations to connect  via audio and video from a computer, a specialized room system, or a mobile device to host, join, and collaborate in remote meetings, classes, or events. This service allows you to join conversations face to face, share documents, and collaborate … Continue reading “Video and web conferencing”

Video Captioning

Supported with 3 Play Media

Harvard University and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are committed to ongoing efforts to ensure the accessibility of our digital systems and communications to persons with disabilities. To that end: All audio or video content created and produced at Harvard and posted on a public-facing University Website on or after December 1, … Continue reading “Video Captioning”

Video Production

The Media and Educational Technology Services team, known as METS, produced videos for the community as needed.  This is most often used by faculty, however we have produced videos for staff.  Class lectures for MPH-Epi, flipped classrooms, and the annual celebration video for Human Resources are all examples of our work.