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Content Author:
Craig Zilles
Date: 17 July 2020

In this talk, Craig Zilles, Associate Professor and Education Innovation Fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, discusses an effective, secure, and efficient alternative to traditional pencil-and-paper exams that scales to even the largest courses.

Content Author:
Chaning Jang, George Kinyanjui, Stuart Russell, Lily L. Tsai, Kelly Zhang, Alisa Zomer
Date: 8 July 2020

The "Behavioral Science in the Field" course, a collaboration between the MIT Governance Lab and the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, uses an interdisciplinary approach to train graduate students from MIT, other U.S. universities, and universities in East Africa in cutting-edge behavioral science research. In this seminar, we discuss lessons from the course pilot held in Kenya in early 2020, including progress on our key pedagogical outcomes.

Content Author:
David Joyner
Date: 30 June 2020

In this webinar, David Joyner, Executive Director of Online Education at Georgia Tech, takes novice remote instructors on a crash course to get ready to teach online for the first time.

Content Author:
Eric Bergemann, Àngels Fitó Bertran
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 the most effective way. Fortunately, some universities already have solid experience and lessons that they’re willing to share with groups that are navigating the transition.  

Content Author:
Pedro M. Ruiz
Date: 18 June 2020

COVID-19 is representing a challenge for traditional universities to be able to continue their teaching and learning activities remotely. In this webinar, Pedro M. Ruiz, Vice-chancellor at the University of Murcia, describes the initiatives his university developed and lessons learned within the three main phases: emergency learning continuity, digital assessment, and preparations for next course.

Content Author:
Justin Reich
Date: 4 June 2020

To plan for the fall K-12 semester, we need to bring together the long history of research on distance and online learning with these more recent data and reports. In this webinar, we discuss key relevant research, the emerging picture of remote learning, and strategies for planning during this summer for the challenges of the fall. 

Content Author:
Justin Reich
Date: 4 June 2020

Professor Justin Reich's slides from the June 4, 2020, webinar, "Equity and Excellence in K-12 Remote Learning." 

Content Author:
Aaron Kessler, Jim Goodell
Date: 26 May 2020

This document was created as a resource for those working on developing, implementing, and engaging in remote teaching and learning.

Content Author:
Jeannie Talbot
Date: 8 May 2020

Jeannie Talbot's slides from the May 7, 2020, webinar, "Tips from Teachers on Moving Laboratory Experiences Online."

Content Author:
John Liu
Date: 8 May 2020

John Liu's slides from the May 7, 2020, webinar, "Tips from Teachers on Moving Laboratory Experiences Online."

Content Author:
Peter Bohacek, Kirky DeLong, John Liu, Saif Rayyan, Jeannie Talbot, Bruce Van Dyke
Date: 8 May 2020

One of the most challenging aspects of teaching remotely is transforming in-person laboratory experiences, redesigning them to be done by students from home or substituting them with more limited learning experiences. During this webinar, you'll hear from experienced teachers and leading experts about effective strategies for dealing with this challenge, as well as how to implement them.

Content Author:
Krishna Rajagopal
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 learning remotely. Rajagopal also discusses several resources that other educational institutions and instructors may find useful.

Content Author:
MIT Teaching Systems Lab
Date: 17 April 2020

Justin Reich, MIT professor and director of the Teaching Systems Lab hosts a public webinar on the release of a new TSL paper that outlines every U.S. state guidelines on distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Content Author:
Date: 3 April 2020
In this hands-on workshop, we’ll explore the phenomena of balance and center of gravity using simple, everyday materials. We’ll use this shared learning experience to discuss the role of open-ended inquiry and providing students to develop conceptual understanding of some of the basic principles that govern mechanics and many physical systems.