Equity and Community in a Large, Virtual Classroom, March 10, 2021 | MIT J-WEL

Equity and Community in a Large, Virtual Classroom, March 10, 2021

This session is part of our new Educational Experiments Webinar Series, a lead-in to our April 2021 J-WEL Connections.

Check the series page for more information on this and other sessions.

Equity and Community in a Large, Virtual Classroom: Throwing Spaghetti at the Wall

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. ET

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Webinar Description: 
Math 18.03 at MIT is a large (400+ student) class. Due to Covid-19, it was conducted remotely during the Fall 2020 semester. Guest speaker Prof. Tristan Collins will describe some of the approaches he and his team implemented to try to address issues of equity, accessibility, and community building. He will also describe what worked and what did not.

This webinar is free and open to the public.

***This event will have interpretation in Spanish available.***
***Este evento tendrá interpretación en español disponible.***


Event Speaker

Tristan Collins headshot

Prof. Tristan Collins

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics


Tristan Collins joined the mathematics faculty as Assistant Professor in September 2018. Tristan’s work lies at the intersection of geometric analysis and algebraic geometry and is often motivated by problems in mathematical physics.

Collins earned his B.Sc at the University of British Columbia in 2009, after which he completed his Ph.D at Columbia University in 2014 under the direction of Duong H. Phong. He joined MIT after a four-year appointment as a Benjamin Peirce Assistant Professor at Harvard University. He received the 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship and a 2019 NSF CAREER award.






Date & Time: 
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00

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