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Adult students participating in active learning

Active Learning Challenges Old Education Models

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Quality online courses that utilize active learning methods may provide the best of both worlds for working adults who choose to return to school: the collaborative, real-world skill-building of a…

Adult students participating in active learning

Active Learning Challenges Old Education Models

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Quality online courses that utilize active learning methods may provide the best of both worlds for working adults who choose to return to school: the collaborative, real-world skill-building of a…

What's New for 2019-20? New Graduate Certificate and Degree Fields

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We’re proud to announce the addition of a new master’s degree field, four new graduate certificates, and new pathways to admission for certain degrees.

Harvard Extension Commencement 2018 Recap

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Nonprofit Leader Reflects on Key to Earning Degree: Drive

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An Extension alumnus shares his experience earning a degree.

Develop Confidence in the Workplace with these 3 Essential Skills

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Whether you are a software engineer, a sales manager, or a biologist, skills in communication, negotiation, and problem-solving are essential for success. Set yourself apart by developing these three…

Ann Compton Reflects on Career, Media, and Politics

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A veteran journalist reflects on a career reporting from the front lines of history.

6 Tips for Service Members Going Back To School

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Adam Fullerton, Marine Corps reservist, offers advice on how to pursue a degree as an active military officer or veteran. 

A Look Back at Harvard’s First Distance Program

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In the 1960s, we brought courses to US Navy service members aboard submarines. Learn the history. 

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