CS50, Harvard’s Largest Class Expands Its Line Up of Courses

Dhawal Shah:

The course is taught every fall by David Malan, and sometimes features guest lectures from tech luminaries like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the previous CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer. In previous years, this class also has been taught in parallel at Yale.

Every time the course is taught at Harvard, the lectures are recorded and put online. In previous years they were streamed live directly from Harvard’s Sanders Theatre and at one point were even recorded in a Virtual Reality format.

Most recently, the staff behind CS50 added three new courses, each of which could be considered as a sequel to CS50x. They all pick up from where CS50 leaves off. The new courses are as follows: