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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:
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:
Mindy Branson, Kirky DeLong, Meghan Perdue, Saif Rayyan, Glenda Stump, Lucas Tambasco
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 instruction to live online sessions, and facing challenges to maintain the same level of interaction as in physical classrooms. In this webinar, a panelist of educators discuss strategies for addressing these challenges.

Content Author:
Jennifer French, Kristin Kurianski, Saif Rayyan
Date: 17 December 2019

This workshop will discuss some of the practices (good and bad) around using digital content in a blended and hybrid context and how to use these examples to design an engaging blended learning experience or program. During the sessions, participants engage in group discussions to analyze and evaluate some of the examples and align with the principles of learning design. 

Content Author:
Saif Rayyan, Jennifer French, Kristin Kurianski
Date: 10 December 2019

This workshop will discuss some of the practices (good and bad) around using digital content in a blended and hybrid context and how to use these examples to design an engaging blended learning experience or program. During the sessions, participants engage in group discussions to analyze and evaluate some of the examples and align with the principles of learning design. 

Content Author:
Chrysanthos Dellarocas
Date: 21 June 2018

Prof. Chrysanthos Dellarocas, Associate Provost for Digital Learning and Innovation at Boston University, shares his view of the future role of the university in a world of rapid changes to demands for workforce skills.

Content Author:
Vimala Palaniswamy
Date: 29 May 2018

MIT Bootcamps Associate Director Vimala Palaniswamy explains how corporate employees grow after attending MIT Bootcamps. 

From our May 29, 2018, Workplace Learning webinar, "MIT Bootcamps: Jumpstarting Corporate Innovation Through Custom Learning Programs."

Content Author:
Chris Caplice
Date: 22 March 2018

Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, Dr. Chris Caplice, describes his experiences and challenges putting together the first MicroMasters recognized by MIT.

Content Author:
Mary Ellen Wiltrout
Date: 16 November 2016

Dr. Wiltrout describes how in professors Solomon and Martin’s Cell Biology class, Dr. Thornton created video animations to help students who are inexperienced in lab work to better understand experimental techniques and experimental design.

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:
Karen Wilcox, Sanjay Sarma, Philip Lippel
Date: 1 April 2016

This report looks at the challenge of how both online and blended learning can be optimized by incorporating emerging lessons from learning science, from discipline-based education reforms, and from cognitive science.