HarvardX Course Development

Initial contact

Initial conversation about goals and outcomes

01/23/2013 - 01/30/2013

Rob Lue and/or Faculty Committee member

Check in with School Dean for approval/veto

01/30/2013 - 02/06/2013

Rob Lue

Train and/or assign Fellow

01/30/2013 - 02/06/2013

Katie Vale

Initial gathering of resources

Identify course team

02/06/2013 - 02/13/2013

Fellow and faculty member

Review content

02/06/2013 - 02/20/2013

Fellow

Capture initial video

02/06/2013 - 02/20/2013

Marlon Kuzmick

Draft early stage budget

02/06/2013 - 02/20/2013

Fellow

Understand goals and objectives for the course

02/06/2013 - 02/20/2013

Fellow

Approval

Evaluate course readiness

02/20/2013 - 03/06/2013

Katie Vale

Course team meeting

02/20/2013

Approve course

03/06/2013 - 03/20/2013

HarvardX Faculty Committee

Notify edX that course has joined the pipeline

03/20/2013

Katie Vale

Plan creation

Create a milestone plan

03/20/2013 - 04/17/2013

Fellow

Gather all available information and and identify key issues

03/20/2013 - 04/17/2013

Fellow

Proof of concept

Identify all issues and have plan in place for resolution

04/17/2013 - 05/15/2013

Fellow and edX

Create proof of concept (i.e. Week 1)

04/17/2013 - 05/15/2013

Fellow and edX

Fast Start

04/17/2013

Course creation

Continue course production through iteration

05/15/2013 - 08/21/2013

Fellow and edX

Pre-launch preparation

Discuss promotion of course

07/31/2013 - 08/21/2013

Fellow, Michael Rutter and edX (Matt Malloy)

Quality assurance

08/21/2013 - 09/18/2013

Fellow, edX and external evaluators(?)

Training on course facilitiation tools

08/21/2013 - 09/18/2013

Fellow, edX Program Manager and course team

Begin communicating with students

08/21/2013 - 09/18/2013

Fellow and edX Program Manager

Course launch

09/18/2013