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Content Author:
Rebecca Winthrop
Date: 15 July 2019

In this excerpt from Dr. Rebecca Winthrop's LINC 2019 keynote address, she explains what it means to leapfrog education using an example from Brazil, where innovative techniques are being used to help kids access education in remote jungle areas.

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Date: 21 June 2019

Shigeru Miyagawa says that knowledge of AI and computational systems should be integral to higher education.

Content Author:
Peter Senge
Date: 20 June 2019

In LINC's closing session, Dr. Peter Senge, senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, offers his insights on the history of education at MIT and elsewhere as the LINC conference has evolved. With feedback from the audience, he reflects on lessons learned during the 2019 convening, and postulates what the "new learning society" might look like.

Content Author:
Byron D. Clift Breland, Damian Ewens, Farnaz Haghseta, David Soo, Portia Wu
Date: 19 June 2019

Representatives of San Jose State Community College, Microsoft, America's Job Exchange, and more discuss how educational systems need to adapt to ensure they meet the needs of a rapidly changing work environment.

Content Author:
Sherif Halawa, Sara Monteabaro, Richard Rowe, Venkat Srinivasan
Date: 19 June 2019

Artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies present the promise of amplifying and extending learning opportunities. This panel brings together representatives of Intelligent Machines Lab, the Queen Rania Foundation, the Open Learning Exchange, and MIT Solve to illuminate these drivers of educational transformation for the new learning society.

Content Author:
Naveed Malik, Zaini Ujang
Date: 19 June 2019

Dr. Naveed Malik of the Virtual University of Pakistan describes how his university was designed to deal with lack of access issues and shortage of qualified faculty members for higher education in Pakistan. Dr. Zaini Ujang, Former President and Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, discusses his efforts to make Universiti Teknologi Malaysia locally relevant but global in its mindset. 

Content Author:
Rebecca Winthrop
Date: 18 June 2019

In the MIT LINC Conference 2019 Keynote address, Dr. Rebecca Winthrop discusses the possibility of leapfrogging—harnessing innovation to rapidly accelerate educational progress—to ensure that all young people develop the skills they need for a fast-changing world.

Content Author:
Vijay Kumar, Krishna Rajagopal, Claudia Urrea, George Westerman
Date: 18 June 2019

MIT Open Learning and J-WEL have been actively involved in developing and advancing programs to address the needs of new types of learners, from pK-12 to higher education and workforce learning. This panel highlights the innovative and transformational aspects of these initiatives designed to provide quality learning at scale.

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Technológico de Monterrey Observatory of Educational Innovation
Date: 1 May 2019

An overview of the current state of alternative credentialing.

Content Author:
Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab
Date: 1 April 2019

The Compassionate Systems Framework conceptualizes compassion as an essentially systemic property of mind: to cultivate compassion is to be able to appreciate the systemic forces that influence people’s feelings, thoughts and actions. 

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Date: 9 March 2019

Curt Newton, Publication Director of MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), discusses the current state and future direction of OCW.

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Babson Survey Research Group
Date: 1 January 2019

The 2017-2018 survey on teaching materials in U.S. higher education shows a steady growth in awareness of open educational resources (OER). Responses from over 4,000 faculty and department chairpersons paint a picture of steady improvement, with almost 50% of faculty now reporting OER awareness.

Content Author:
Jeff Dieffenbach, Aaron Kessler
Date: 16 November 2018

This is an excerpt from a webinar that shares the latest research on the science of learning, including issues of retention and spaced learning.

Content Author:
Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab
Date: 17 October 2018

Session descriptions for the October 2018 J-WEL Week pK-12 program.