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HBX – Harvard Business School Gets Into the Game

During a year spent learning about MOOCs and listening to the people who make them, I noticed a continued curiosity over what those Harvard Business School (HBS) guys were cooking up with regard to their anticipated foray into large-scale online education. The assumption seemed to be that if anyone could figure out a way to […]

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Interview with HarvardX Researcher Justin Reich

Today’s podcast guest is Justin Reich, Richard L. Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow, a Fellow at the Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and a visiting lecturer in the Scheller Teacher Education Program at MIT. Justin was that guy some of you saw on stage when Harvard released its research findings back in January.  And […]

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Interview with Peter Bol, Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning

Today, we will be visited by Peter Bol, Harvard’s Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and one of the professors behind a new  HarvardX courses on the history of China. ChinaX is one of the most ambitious MOOCs to date, one that experiments with – among other things – how a course can be defined […]

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Interview with Kyle Courtney – Copyright Advisor for Harvard and HarvardX

This week Degree of Freedom interview is with Kyle Courtney, Copyright Advisor to Harvard University (including HarvardX). As hinted at yesterday, copyright (and other forms of intellectual property law) represent the biggest legal minefield for massive open online education.  Infringement that might have once been given a pass in the lecture hall now represents enormous […]

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Interview with Huntington Lambert, Dean of Continuing Education at Harvard

After a week of looking at the internal use of MOOCs within the college campus, we’re joined by Huntington Lambert, Harvard’s new Dean of Continuing Education. Along with programs like Harvard Summer School, the Division of Continuing Education oversees the Harvard Extension School where professors experienced in teaching adult learners have been the source for […]

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