Jason AlvarezAs Director of Educational Technologies at Harvard Medical School, Jason Alvarez is responsible for overseeing a range educational technologies that support the school's academic mission, including the educational portal known as MyCourses. Along with his staff of skilled technology and media experts, Jason is responsible for overall educational content management, mobile technologies, web software development and Media Services. Currently, he and his team are working on next-generation technology tools to be incorporated into MyCourses II, a significant revision of the website.
Alvarez was appointed Manager of Educational Technology in the Program in Medical Education in 1997 and joined the Information Technology department in 2005. He and his team pioneered numerous educational technologies over the past decade, including the development of MyCourses, mobile resources for students and faculty, virtual microscopy, streaming video services, lecture podcasts as well as other initiatives.
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