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Date: 18 June 2020
Teaching working adults is different from teaching typical students. As companies and schools around the world have moved to remote instruction, many are grappling with questions of how to do it in...
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Date: 4 June 2020
Over the past two months, schools in the United States and around the world have conducted an emergency pivot to remote learning. Fragmentary sources of data are beginning to reveal what these...
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Date: 8 May 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools and universities are moving their instruction temporarily online. One of the approaches taken by teachers is to move their face-to-face instruction...
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Date: 22 April 2020
Dean for Digital Learning Krishna Rajagopal discusses MIT's response to COVID-19, especially its efforts to prepare and support thousands of professors and students as they switched to teaching and...
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Date: 2 April 2020

Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is an Assistant Professor in the Comparative Media Studies/Writing department at the...

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Date: 25 March 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools and universities are moving their instruction temporarily online. One of the approaches taken by teachers is to move their face-to-face...

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Date: 3 March 2020

This webinar focuses on the process we use to develop hands-on activities for our ...

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Date: 26 March 2020

During the April 2019 J-WEL Week, the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative’s (MITili's) Jeff Dieffenbach facilitated a conversation among Workforce Learning Collaborative members to explore the...

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Date: 5 February 2020

America’s workforce learning system is broken. While the demand in the economy for additional skills is growing, we do not have an education system that meets this demand. Meanwhile, individuals...

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Date: 4 February 2020

Universities want their communities to innovate, creating start-ups and implementing fresh ideas. Many university leaders wonder if their universities should form new centers, hire...

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Date: 9 January 2020

The traditional model of the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) is no longer meeting the needs of today’s organizations, according to our research, based on in-depth interviews with 21 senior learning...

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Date: 11 December 2019

Learners don’t know what credentials are valuable. Employers don’t know what credentials mean someone can actually do and educators aren’t sure if or what credentials are leading to good jobs. And...

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Date: 24 October 2019

Although specialized and STEM skills training rightfully get a lot of attention, workers also need a set of less-technical skills to thrive in the workplace. These are the ‘human skills’ – ones...

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Date: 1 October 2019

Blended learning is a term that is used loosely to describe a wide range of models where engagement in a traditional face to face instruction is reinvented using online and digital tools. A world...

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Date: 25 September 2019

The MIT Office of Admissions enrolls a talented and diverse undergraduate student body composed of some of the world’s most intelligent and creative individuals interested in an education centered...

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Date: 7 August 2019

In this webinar, you'll hear from Dr. Kyle Keane and Anna Musser about their experiences building a study abroad program with MIT-India that brings MIT undergraduates to developing countries where...

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Date: 6 August 2019

That the humanities and other liberal arts have benefited greatly from advances in computation is obvious and the field of digital humanities has blossomed under the computational revolution. But...

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Date: 5 June 2019

Successful and employable students have a broad skill set, that comes from academics, problem-solving acumen and personal growth. In this J-WEL Higher Education webinar, Professor Hazel Sive...

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Date: 21 May 2019

To keep up with an increasingly complex and rapidly changing job market, universities must prepare students that are introspective, versatile, and adept at navigating vast quantities of...

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Date: 9 March 2019

In this public webinar celebrating Open Education Week, Curt Newton, Publication Director of MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW...