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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.
By: Steve Nelson
Ryan Baker, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Penn Center for Learning Analytics, spoke at an MIT xTalk entitled “The dynamics of affect in online learning”.
By: Steve Nelson
Since 2016, the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) has been on a quest to learn more about learning—to investigate and find solutions to the challenges of knowledge acquisition, retention, and transfer.
By: Steve Nelson
Last night over forty local teachers and researchers took part in MIT’s Teaching Systems Lab (TSL) Playtest. The idea is for teachers and researchers to work with games and new teaching materials, providing feedback on what works and what might have missed the mark.
By: Steve Nelson
Members of the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) and affiliated faculty convened to discuss learning research and the research they have undertaken to make learning more effective.