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Heroesx: The Ancient Greek Hero: Spring 2013 Course Report

HarvardX Working Paper Series No. 3

19 Pages Posted: 21 Jan 2014  

Justin Reich

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning

Jeff Emanuel

Harvard University - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Harvard University Information Technology; Harvard University - Center for Hellenic Studies

Sergiy O Nesterko

Harvard University - HarvardX

Daniel Thomas Seaton

Institutional Research; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning

Tommy Mullaney

Harvard University - HarvardX

Jim Waldo

Harvard University; Harvard University - HarvardX

Isaac Chuang

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning; MIT

Andrew Dean Ho

Harvard University; Harvard University - HarvardX

Date Written: January 21, 2014

Abstract

CB22x: The Ancient Greek Hero, was offered as a HarvardX course in Spring 2013 on edX, a platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs). It was taught by Professor Greg Nagy. The report was prepared by researchers external to the course team, based on examination of the courseware, analyses of the data collected by the edX platform, and interviews and consultations with the course faculty and team members.

Keywords: MOOC, massive open online course, HarvardX, MITx, online learning, distance education, higher education, Hellenic studies, classics, Ancient Greek, Homer, Homeric poetry, Greek tragedy

Suggested Citation

Reich, Justin and Emanuel, Jeff and Nesterko, Sergiy O and Seaton, Daniel Thomas and Mullaney, Tommy and Waldo, Jim and Chuang, Isaac and Ho, Andrew Dean, Heroesx: The Ancient Greek Hero: Spring 2013 Course Report (January 21, 2014). HarvardX Working Paper Series No. 3. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2382246 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2382246

Justin Reich (Contact Author)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning ( email )

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Jeff Emanuel

Harvard University - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - Harvard University Information Technology ( email )

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HOME PAGE: http://scholar.harvard.edu/emanuel

Harvard University - Center for Hellenic Studies ( email )

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Sergiy O Nesterko

Harvard University - HarvardX ( email )

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Daniel Thomas Seaton

Institutional Research ( email )

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Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning ( email )

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Tommy Mullaney

Harvard University - HarvardX ( email )

125 Mt Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02476
United States

Jim Waldo

Harvard University ( email )

1875 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Harvard University - HarvardX ( email )

125 Mt Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02476
United States
7814420497 (Phone)

Isaac Chuang

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Office of Digital Learning ( email )

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

MIT ( email )

77 Massachusetts Avenue
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Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
United States
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Andrew Dean Ho

Harvard University ( email )

1875 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Harvard University - HarvardX ( email )

125 Mt Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02476
United States

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