Harvard Task Force recommends university expand digital education presence

The report acknowledges that experimentation with remote and hybrid learning can be opportunities for innovation.
By: | March 10, 2022

The Harvard Future of Teaching and Learning Task Force issued a report on Wednesday detailing the learning innovations inspired by the pandemic and recommending the University invest in making digital tools and new forms of online content available globally.

University President Lawrence Bacow and Provost Alan  Garber convened the task force, composed of 17 Harvard faculty and administrators in February 2021 — almost a year after the COVID-19 pandemic drove Harvard classes online.

The 47-page report examines Harvard’s online learning innovations and develops strategies for faculty, schools, and the University to take advantage of them, culminating in a three-phase implementation plan.

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