About Us

Education Computing works to guide and promote the use of technologies and digital media to address teaching and learning needs, and create virtual and physical environments where educators, learners and collaborators can excel.

We work closely with faculty, administrators, staff and students to design and integrate technology and digital media to advance medical education; provide capabilities to manage student records and related back office administrative functions; and develop physical spaces that support teaching, learning, and collaboration.

Education Computing consists of the following teams:

Teaching and Learning

We provide and manage teaching & learning tools and technology used in support of pedagogical and curricular design and delivery, on campus, blended or online, across all programs at Harvard Medical School.

  • Enterprise Learning Management Platforms
  • Collaboration and Communication Systems for Distance and Traditional Learning
  • Custom Component and Integrations Development
  • Course Statistics and Learner Analytics

Business Systems & Integration Services

We provide systems and services that enable all student information, registration, admissions, financial aid, course enrollment, grading, reporting and related technology used in support of administration of the academic programs at the Medical School. In addition, we also provide critical services essential to the operations including developing custom apps, middleware, integrating custom-developed and vendor supplied systems and providing solutions for academic business processes. We work closely with the business units to understand their needs, document their business process, and provide solutions.

  • OASIS Student Information Systems
  • Custom Middleware and Platform Integrations
  • Admissions and Financial Aid Tools
  • Reporting Services

Audio Visual Communications

Providing innovative solutions for video creation, content sharing and collaboration on premises and on the web. We offer a range of services to enhance the teaching & learning experience, while leveraging the latest video technology tools to support the mission of entire HMS community.

  • Content Creation and Distribution: Pre-production consultation as well as production and editing tools and services
  • Collaboration: WebEx web conferencing from your desktop and Cisco videoconferencing from a variety of venues
  • Consulting Services: From production advice to conference room technology recommendations
  • Advanced AV Support: for those events that require recording, image magnification or live streaming, etc.