Education, teaching, academics
What’s the cost and financial value of college?
February 8, 2013At MIT, experts say evidence shows the payoff from college education remains high.
Institute-Wide Task Force aims to sketch the MIT education of the future
February 6, 2013Saying ‘we are in the midst of an educational revolution,’ President L. Rafael Reif asks Professor Sanjay Sarma and EVP and Treasurer Israel Ruiz to lead an effort to envision the MIT of 2020 and beyond.
Also labeled: Alumni/ae, Community, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Faculty, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MIT Administration, MITx, Online learning, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Residential life, Staff, Students, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
IS&T addresses concerns about MIT’s network
February 5, 2013Information Services & Technology sheds light on recent service interruptions, as well as steps taken to mitigate risks to the MIT network.
Office of Digital Learning to host open house
February 4, 2013Event to share opportunities and services from MITx, OEIT and OCW.
Duflo, Lander, Lewin to lead spring-semester MITx courses
January 31, 2013EdX takes stock of last semester’s MITx courses; data will be used to improve education online and in the classroom.
MIT educational video program heads to Malaysia
January 15, 2013BLOSSOMS Initiative kicks off at the country’s University of Technology.
Students develop assistive technologies
January 8, 2013Undergraduate teams create helpful phone apps and devices for people with disabilities.
Skoltech, MIT reflect on first year of collaboration
December 21, 2012Anniversary event celebrates international ties.
Inspiring the next generation
December 19, 2012Telling Your Story workshop connects scientist and engineers with teachers and in the process helps to demystify STEM and excite the next generation of learners.
MIT admits 650 talented and diverse students through early action
December 19, 2012Changes in admissions process keep pace with rise in applications.
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
Also labeled: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Computer science and technology, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Graphical user interfaces, Online learning, User interfaces, Graphical programming interfaces, Programming, Crowdsourcing, Social networks, EdX, Students, Undergraduate, Software, Big data
Bose Corporation and MIT students meet for speed mentorship
December 13, 2012Student-led social impact ideas furthered with insights from Bose employees and executives.
School within a school: MIT Concourse
December 10, 2012A learning community in which MIT freshmen explore the sciences, humanities and social sciences in a small, close-knit community (with a kitchen!)
Physics receives 2012 APS award for improving undergraduate physics education
December 7, 2012One of four institutions recognized
Lindsey Anne Gilman: Better boiling for more efficient energy production
December 4, 2012
Nearly half of sophomore class enrolls in UPOP
December 3, 2012503 members of the Class of 2015 sign up for Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program.
Sanjay Sarma appointed as MIT’s first director of digital learning
November 20, 2012Mechanical engineering professor will shepherd efforts to integrate elements of online education into traditional MIT courses.
John Brisson appointed as director of MIT/SUTD Collaboration Office
November 20, 2012Professor of mechanical engineering will serve as the Institute’s liaison with SUTD leaders in Singapore.
Rice University engineering students experience engineering leadership — MIT style
November 20, 2012Recapping the Gordon-MIT ELP's visit to the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL)
Department snapshot: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
November 16, 2012EECS places renewed emphasis on interdisciplinary research, partnerships with alumni and industry, and experiential learning.
Also labeled: Big data, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Computer science and technology, EdX, Electrical engineering and electronics, Faculty, Industry, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Student life, Students, Undergraduate, Women in engineering, Department snapshot
Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program showcased in new NAE publication
November 15, 2012One of 29 programs featured in "Infusing Real World Experiences into Engineering Education"
Bringing the world to innovation
November 8, 2012With up to $25 million in new USAID funding, MIT’s D-Lab will gain greater ability to help people in the developing world find their own solutions.