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By: Melissa Cao, MIT 2020
When I first walked into the room, I paused. Tables were split up with people grouped around each table, which held two foam tubes, a measuring tab, a rubber cube, and an instruction sheet. I was puzzled and frankly quite surprised, as I had been to multiple xTalks in the past, but none like this.
By: Steve Nelson
Jeff Dieffenbach is the Associate Director of the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili). Prior to joining MIT in that role, he worked in strategy, product management, business development, sales, and marketing roles for a range of traditional and digital education companies.
By: Amelia Taylor-Hochberg, MCP '19
It can be hard to find time for self-reflection and consideration of one’s role in the greater world, especially this time in the semester. Luckily, attendees of Deepak Chopra’s xTalk on Dec.
By: Jeff Dieffenbach | MITili
Aided by nearly 80 Masie Learning 2018 conference participants, an MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) research team explored neuro-synchronization--the extent to which physiological states such as attention and immersion synchronize--or don't--when individuals work together to perform a task.
By: Steve Nelson
Jeff Dieffenbach, Associate Director
By: Yiwei Zhu
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is the largest and oldest public technological and engineering school in Dutch, and one of the best in the world.
By: Steve Nelson
Eva Ponce is the Executive Director of the Supply Chain Management MITx MicroMasters Program as well as a Research Scientist at the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics.
By: Melissa Cao, MIT 2020
There has been much debate lately over the hegemony of the four-year college degree. Massive open online courses, colloquially known as MOOCs, have contributed greatly to this questioning as educational technology has grown rapidly.
By: Steve Nelson
Kyle Keane holds a joint appointment as a Lecturer and Research Scientist in MIT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering where he created the Interactive Materials Education Laboratory (IMEL) to develop and validate methods of making education more socially, physically, and intellectually
By: Steve Nelson
Dr Keith Baker spoke at MIT’s xTalks series, a series devoted to awareness, deep understanding, and transference of educational innovations. Dr. Baker reviewed with the MIT audience studies on how people learn and offered strategies that lead to better learning for adults.