Education, teaching, academics
Dennis Freeman appointed dean for undergraduate education
June 6, 2013Electrical engineering and computer science professor has lengthy record of leadership in teaching, advising and curricular innovation.
EdX builds community of developers for its online- and blended-learning platform
June 5, 2013Stanford, UC Berkeley and University of Queensland among those contributing to the platform released via open source license.
New MITx online physics course combines latest in learning technology with classic videos
May 30, 2013MOOC pairs cutting-edge online assessments with legendary lectures and demonstrations by MIT professor Walter Lewin.
Local fifth graders explore mathematics with MIT graduate students
May 28, 2013MITxplore, a free after-school math program, transforms math into an adventure.
iCampus Student Competition yields online tools for improved on campus experiences
May 21, 2013Grand prize in 2013 competition goes to an online exploration tool to aid students in planning their selection of classes.
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
Also labeled: Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Alumni/ae, Faculty, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Research
Sal Khan: ‘I love learning’
May 9, 2013At MIT, alumnus describes his path to reshaping education through highly accessible online videos.
CANES: Systems-oriented knowledge helps integrate fission beyond the grid
May 8, 2013A look at the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
2013-14 Knight Science Journalism Fellows announced
May 2, 201331st class will study science, health, environment and technology at MIT.
Lawrence Bacow speaks on challenges facing higher education
May 2, 2013Former MIT chancellor examines rising costs, digital learning in Charles L. Miller Lecture
Inventors honored for bringing life-saving health solutions to the developing world
May 1, 2013Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden win $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation.
MIT Sloan’s new track: Enterprise Management
April 25, 2013As part of EM Lab, students now receive academic credit while obtaining invaluable action-learning experience.
Learning software development — by developing software
April 23, 2013In a new course, students participate in large, ongoing, open-source-software development projects, mentored by industry professionals.
6.002x to be offered at up to 12 California State University campuses
April 10, 2013The expanded collaboration between San Jose State University and edX follows a successful pilot that increased pass rates.
Stanford University to collaborate with edX on development of non-profit open-source edX platform
April 3, 2013edX Learning Platform to be open source and available on June 1