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MacVicar Day 2016

From Hand to Mind: Advances in Evidence-based Teaching

Friday, March 11, 2016

Introduction and celebration of the 2016 MacVicar Fellows followed by a symposium moderated by Dennis Freeman, Dean for Undergraduate Education, focused on the implementation of evidence-based practices and tools to support student learning: from active learning, to project-based subjects, to blended learning, to Making.

Panelists:
Martin Culpepper, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Michael Cuthbert, Associate Professor of Music
David Darmofal, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
M Catherine Drennan, Professor of Biology
Robert Miller, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Janet Rankin, Interim Director of the Teaching & Learning Laboratory

Video: MacVicar Day Symposium - March 11, 2016

MacVicar Day 2015

Undergraduate Education Goes Global: Learning from the MIT-SUTD Collaboration

Friday, March 13, 2015

Introduction and celebration of the 2015 MacVicar Fellows followed by a symposium moderated by Dennis Freeman, Dean for Undergraduate Education, focused on experiences with the Singapore University of Technology and Design that are enriching MIT’s education and might seed further innovations.

Panelists:
John Brisson, Director of the MIT-SUTD Collaboration Office, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
John Fernandez, Professor of Architecture
Diana Henderson, Professor of Literature
Chris Kaiser, Professor of Biology
Samson Lim, Assistant Professor of Humanities Arts and Social Science, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Lawrence Sass, Associate Professor of Architecture
Karen Hao '15, Mechanical Engineering

MacVicar Day 2014

Creating a Network of Mentors: A Roundtable

Friday, March 14, 2014

Introduction and celebration of the 2014 MacVicar Fellows followed by a symposium moderated by Dennis Freeman, Dean for Undergraduate Education, focused on the education of advisees and other undergraduates beyond the MIT classroom.

Panelists:
David Darmofal, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Nergis Mavalvala, Curtis (1963) and Kathleen Marble Professor of Astrophysics
Leslie Norford, Professor of Architecture
Justin Bullock '14, Chemical Engineering

MacVicar Day 2013

Reimagining the MIT Classroom: Experiments with Digital Learning

Friday, March 15, 2013

Introduction and Celebration of the 2013 MacVicar Fellows followed by a Symposium moderated by Daniel Hastings, Dean for Undergraduate Education with MIT Faculty Members.

Panelists:
Jesús A. del Alamo, Donner Professor of Electrical Engineering
Anette (Peko) Hosoi, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Anne E. C. McCants, Professor of History and Director of Concourse
Emma J. Teng, Associate Professor of Chinese Studies and the T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professorship in Asian Civilizations
Troy Van Voorhis, Professor of Chemistry

MacVicar Day 2012

Innovations in Undergraduate Education at MIT: Past, Present, and Future In the Tradition of Margaret MacVicar and Robert Silbey

Friday, March 16, 2012

Presentations on Innovations in Undergraduate Education

Linda G. Griffith, School of Engineering Teaching Innovation Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering
Moungi G. Bawendi, Lester Wolfe Professor of Chemistry
John M. Essigmann, William and Betsy Leitch Professor of Toxicology and Chemistry and Housemaster, Simmons Hall
William Broadhead, Class of '54 Career Development Associate Professor of History
Arthur W. Bahr, Associate Professor of Literature
Joel Yuen '07, Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical Physics at Harvard University
Robert P. Redwine, Professor of Physics and Director of the Bates Linear Accelerator

MacVicar Faculty Fellows Lecture Series

Thoughts on the Future of Engineering Education at MIT
Professor Ian Waitz, MacVicar Faculty Fellow and Dean of Engineering

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

MacVicar Day 2011

Energy Education Showcase: Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders

March 9, 2011

Faculty Panel on Teaching in The Energy Minor
Professor Robert Jaffe (8.21)
Professor Donald Lessard (15.031J)
Professor Leon Glicksman (4.42J)
Moderated by Professor Vladimir Bulovic

MacVicar Day 2010

Blended Learning Revisited

March 10, 2010

John Seely Brown
Dava Newman SM '89, PhD '92
John Belcher

MacVicar Day 2009

New Directions in General Education at MIT

March 6, 2009

Panel Discussion on Innovations in Undergraduate Education
Professor Denny Freeman, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Professor Haynes Miller, Math
Profesor Alex Techet, Mechanical Engineering
Professor Janet Sonenberg, Music & Theatre Arts

MacVicar Day 2008

Why Not Try a Scientific Approach to Science Education?

March 7, 2009

Using the Tools of Science to Teach Science with Dr. Carl Wieman '73

 
 
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