Professor Sue J. Goldie redesigned a third iteration of her online orientation course, Foundations for Public Health, in order to prepare and support incoming Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health students for remote learning. A new series of lessons and modules intended to orient students to the most pressing global public health challenges, from COVID-19 to complex emergencies, were introduced alongside core public health principles.
Watch an excerpt from a video introduction given to students before they began Foundations for Public Health over the summer. Professor Goldie touches on her instructional style, discusses course goals and provides tips to navigate the media.