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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.

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Date: 3 March 2020

This webinar focuses on the process we use to develop hands-on activities for our STEAM Camps that take inspiration from the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We discuss both how MIT’s motto, "mens et manus," informs our approach for engaging learners and how MIT’s community - including students, staff, groups, and faculty - come together to develop hands-on, learning-by-doing activities.

Date: 4 February 2020

What can universities do to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among their students? In this webinar, Claude Grunitzky, MIT alum, entrepreneur, and founder of TRACE and TRUE Africa, discusses several case studies from MIT that provide lessons that can be applied to other universities and contexts outside of the United States.

Content Author:
Kyle Keane, Anna Musser
Date: 7 August 2019

In this webinar, you'll hear from Dr. Kyle Keane and Anna Musser about their experiences building a study abroad program with MIT-India that brings MIT undergraduates to developing countries where they co-design assistive technologies by collaborating with local college students, working professionals, and people living with disabilities.