Blog

By: Steve Nelson
Led by Vice President for Open Learning Sanjay Sarma, the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) draws together faculty from across the Institute to look at learning at different stages and scales, from neurons and brains, to physical classrooms and learning spaces, to massive open online courses (MOOCs) and global education.<
By: Steve Nelson
Anindya uses data-science tools (including machine learning algorithms) and learning sciences to improve teaching, learning, and course design.
By: MIT J-WEL
Education researchers and leaders hack transformative ideas at J-WEL Week     In a small conference room, three women sit down to tackle a global problem: the growing gap between the skills that employers say they need and the skills that job candidates actually possess. 
By: MIT Integrated Learning Initiative
Each year hundreds of local junior high and high school students visit the campus in Cambridge to take part in MIT’s Spark and Splash programs.
By: Yiwei Zhu
Nowadays, VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) are more popular, affordable, and accessible.
By: Kevin Shao, MIT '23
While it seems one never forgets how to ride a bike, the learning process can be long and frustrating: training wheels, wobbly handlebars, and skinned knees. For many, making the transition from walking on solid ground to cruising on two wheels can be quite daunting.
By: Melissa Cao, MIT '20
In the classroom, feedback is a vital part of learning.
By: Duyen Nguyen
Recipients of MITili’s learning effectiveness research grants convened at a recent luncheon with MITili Director John Gabrieli, Deputy Director Parag Pathak, and members of MIT Open Learning to share the latest on their work.
By: MIT Open Learning
How can you learn about physics without "seeing" what's happening?
By: Kevin Shao, MIT
Having just gone through my first round of midterms, I appreciated how efficient the grading turnaround was at MIT. Instead of waiting weeks for feedback on assessments, as is often the case elsewhere, my graded assessment was returned to me within a day.