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  • Sanjay Sarma
    Vice President for Open Learning Massachusetts Institute of Technology


One of our October 2019 J-WEL Week introductory sessions with MIT Vice President for Open Learning Professor Sanjay Sarma. Sarma invites the audience to brainstorm about innovation in education, education as innovation, and local innovation as research projects around the world. Sanjay Sarma draws attention to the power of curiosity, its psychological relation to research, and how the early education system can disrupt a child’s learning experience in a classroom environment.

Topics: Innovation/Entrepreneurship Education

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