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By: Jeff Dieffenbach
With the help of 150 Masie Learning 2017 conference participants, an MIT research team set out to address the hot topic of micro-learning. The participants interacted with one of three variations of an elearning video on one of the conference themes, cybersecurity.
By: L. Rafael Reif
"We must proactively and thoughtfully reinvent the future of work," says MIT President Reif. 
By: Steve Nelson
Joshua Angrist is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT and a Research Associate in the NBER's programs on Children, Education, and Labor Studies, and founder of MIT's School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative (SEII). A dual U.S. and Israeli citizen, he taught at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem before coming to MIT. Angrist received his B.A.
By: Davis Graham
Our education system today is measuring our students not by how well they gain knowledge and are able to express knowledge they have gained, but by how well they read and write.
By: Elaine Pofeldt
See how one curious edX student found her way to MIT via the new MicroMasters program. 
By: Steve Nelson
Members of the MITili team in conjunction with the MIT Gabrieli Lab conducted an experiment at the Elliott Masie Learning 2017 Conference in Orlando, FL this week. They spent two days with participants using a small EEG headband to record brain waves which can detect the amount of focus a learner has.
By: BusinessWire
Thirty-seven Boston city schools replace weekly curriculum with hands-on STEM learning labs for the week.
By: Janine Liberty
On Wednesday, October 18, a team from the Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group is launching a new, experimental online course: Learning Creative Learning. 
By: Becky Ham
For the first time, researchers have identified neural signatures of explicit and implicit learning.
By: J-WEL Staff
Educators, researchers, policy makers, and technologists from 27 countries gather to spark a global renaissance in education for all learners.