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Content Author:
Peter Dourmashkin
Date: 2 February 2017

Dourmashkin, senior lecturer in the Department of Physics, screened portions of a video lecture series he and other instructors created using a new lightboard technology that was developed at MIT.

Content Author:
Michael Scott Cuthbert
Date: 1 February 2017

Associate Professor Cuthbert describes tools and techniques he uses to teach his online music theory class.

Content Author:
Emanuel Sachs
Date: 1 February 2017

Emmanuel Sachs, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, discusses why we need to teach engineering students and engineers to do both synthesis and analysis. He argues that we need to encourage students to create their own knowledge scaffold.

Content Author:
Lorna Gibson
Date: 1 February 2017

MIT Professor Lorna Gibson explains how she shifted her Materials Science course from a traditional lecture format to a flipped classroom.

Content Author:
Dennis Freeman
Date: 1 February 2017

Denny Freeman, professor of electrical engineering at MIT, discusses task-based, task-centered learning.

Content Author:
Save the Children
Date: 1 January 2017

Over half of the world’s registered refugees of school age, some 3.5 million children, are not in school. In fact, refugee children are five times less likely to attend school than other children. But even for those who can access education, the quality is often very poor.

Content Author:
Isaac Chuang, Andrew Ho
Date: 23 December 2016

In 2014 and 2015, a joint research team from Harvard University and MIT released summary reports describing the first two years of Harvard and MIT open online courses launched on the nonprofit learning platform, edX.

Content Author:
Isaac Chuang, Andrew Ho
Date: 23 December 2016

In 2014 and 2015, a joint research team from Harvard University and MIT released summary reports describing the first two years of Harvard and MIT open online courses launched on the nonprofit learning platform, edX.

Content Author:
Jeff Gore
Date: 23 November 2016

Jeff Gore provides concrete examples of how he incorporates Active Learning into his Systems Biology course.

Content Author:
Steven Hall
Date: 22 November 2016

Professor Steven Hall discusses active learning in his Aeronautics and Astronautics course.

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:
Cody Coleman
Date: 25 May 2016

MIT alum Cody Coleman shares the transformational impact education has had on his life and why digital learning is key in closing the achievement gap for underserved learners.