MIT and Harvard release working papers on open online courses
January 21, 2014Research findings challenge common misconceptions, offer surprising insights about how students engage with MOOCs.
Reif releases preliminary report of the Institute-Wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
November 21, 2013Report presents possibilities for reimagining an MIT education.
Also labeled: Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, Faculty, MIT Administration, Office of Digital Learning, Online learning, President L. Rafael Reif, Students, EdX, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Staff, Alumni/ae, Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education, OpenCourseWare
MITx course aims to start worldwide conversation about global architecture
August 27, 20134.605x A Global History of Architecture offers fresh perspective on the principles and forces at play in the discipline.
LINC 2013 explores global technology-enabled learning
June 19, 2013Conference examines realities and potential of online global education
Complex brain function depends on flexibility
May 19, 2013Neurons that can multitask greatly enhance the brain’s computational power, study finds.
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.
Students invited to become Gordon Engineering Leaders
January 7, 2013Program provides students with the opportunity to strengthen engineering leadership skills.
Aiming deep with the Marine Robotics Team
December 13, 2012Jacqueline Sly ’14 and Tommy Moriarty ’14 discuss their experiences and lessons learned leading the Marine Robotics Team.
Also labeled: Edgerton, Exploration, Ocean exploration, Student life, Students, Community, Ocean science, Research, Volunteering, outreach, public service, Marine Robotics Team, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), Civil and environmental engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), K-12 education
November 26, 2012Siblings Andrew and Jennifer Barry have not only managed to maintain a close friendship into their adult years, but are also both studying robotics at CSAIL
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"
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 19, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
Reversing Alzheimer’s gene ‘blockade’ can restore memory, other cognitive functions
March 1, 2012Neuroscientists show that HDAC2 enzyme could be a good target for new drugs.
Dyslexia independent of IQ
September 22, 2011Brain-imaging study suggests that reading difficulties are the same regardless of overall intelligence — and that more children could benefit from support in school.