83-year-old great-grandmother on Harvard course: ‘I almost feel guilty that I’m having such a good time’
Eighty-three-year-old great-grandmother Barbara Ingram, 83, is enrolled in her fourth semester of continuing education at Harvard Extension School.
The Benefits of Requiring Office Hours for Students
In this piece published by Inside Higher Ed, faculty member Zachary Nowak explains that requiring office hours for students has significant benefits for both the instructor and the students. Students appreciate being incentivized to do something that actually helps them.
DCE Uses Portable Technology to Support Students Learning Remotely
Harvard Extension School instructors can now accommodate teaching students learning both in person and remotely in nearly every classroom thanks to HELIX (Harvard Extension Live Interactive Experience).
Extending Our Gratitude to the Extension School
The Harvard Crimson Editorial Board recently expressed support and appreciation for Harvard Extension School and its mission of extending lifelong learning opportunities to a global population. “…The very founding mission of the Extension School — which prioritizes being accessible and…
New Ad Campaign Highlights Breadth, Inclusivity of Harvard Division of Continuing Education
Cambridge, Mass.—Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education (DCE) is launching a new campaign this week aimed at elevating DCE’s profile and building greater awareness of DCE and its signature brands: Harvard Extension School, Harvard Summer School, Professional Development Programs,…
Preparing for Future Cyberattacks
Bruce Huang, director of the new HES Cybersecurity Graduate Program in Information Technology, discusses why this new degree program is critical, and how it will offer a strong foundation and technical skills needed to pursue a career in security, privacy,…
Online Takes Off
The pandemic’s effects on classroom teaching were immediate and binary: given the dangers of viral transmission, courses last March were hurriedly adapted to Zoom, and, last fall, more refined versions of online pedagogy appeared. Health precautions and the collapse of travel…
Engaging Students on Their Own Terms: Intuitive Interaction
As one of the twelve degree granting schools at Harvard University, our goal at Harvard Extension School is to provide adult part-time learners with educational experiences that offer flexibility and a strong community that engage them deeply in their learning.
Tracee Whitley Appointed Harvard Law School Dean for Administration
Tracee Whitley, a Harvard University graduate, succeeds Matt Gruber as the incoming dean for administration of Harvard Law School. Read the Harvard Law Today story…