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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.

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.

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:
Radhika Bhula, Meagan Neal
Date: 11 July 2018

Radhika Bhula, Policy Manager at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), describes a report compiling 58 different evaluations from 28 low and middle-income countries on primary and secondary school attendance. 

Content Author:
MIT ReACT
Date: 16 May 2018

The MIT ReACT Certificate Program explained by our students and founder Professor Admir Masic.

Content Author:
Hal Abelson
Date: 11 October 2017

MIT Professor Hal Abelson explains how computer science isn't just about learning to code, but coding to learn. He describes the history of teaching kids computer science and Seymour Papert's and Jeanette Wing's roles in this important movement.