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Collection: xTalks

Content Author:
Jeff Gore
Date: 23 November 2016

Jeff Gore provides concrete examples of how he incorporates Active Learning into his Systems Biology course.

Content Author:
Simona Socrate
Date: 15 November 2016

Simona Socrate, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, talks about shifting her course in mechanical engineering to a blended learning approach.

Content Author:
Emanuel Sachs
Date: 1 February 2017

Emmanuel Sachs, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, discusses why we need to teach engineering students and engineers to do both synthesis and analysis. He argues that we need to encourage...

Content Author:
Michael Scott Cuthbert
Date: 1 February 2017

Associate Professor Cuthbert describes tools and techniques he uses to teach his online music theory class.

Content Author:
Peter Dourmashkin
Date: 2 February 2017

Dourmashkin, senior lecturer in the Department of Physics, screened portions of a video lecture series he and other instructors created using a new lightboard technology that was developed at MIT...

Content Author:
Lorna Gibson
Date: 1 February 2017

MIT Professor Lorna Gibson explains how she shifted her Materials Science course from a traditional lecture format to a flipped classroom.

Content Author:
Jennifer French, Martin Segado
Date: 3 March 2016

Lecturer in Digital Learning Jennifer French and graduate student Martin Segado describe the sketch tool they developed for MITx mathematics courses.

Content Author:
Elizabeth Huttner-Loan
Date: 3 March 2016

Elizabeth Huttner-Loan describes the use of forums in several educational technology MOOCs run on the edX platform.

Content Author:
Dennis Freeman
Date: 1 February 2017

Denny Freeman, professor of electrical engineering at MIT, discusses task-based, task-centered learning.

Content Author:
Steven Hall
Date: 22 November 2016

Professor Steven Hall discusses active learning in his Aeronautics and Astronautics course.