MIT community making the most of lynda.com's online training
January 24, 2014Since 2011, MIT community members have watched more than 238,000 video tutorials via lynda.mit.edu, which focuses on software training.
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.
Former MIT president Charles M. Vest dies at 72
December 13, 2013As the Institute’s leader from 1990 to 2004, he sparked a period of dynamism.
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.
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Naval aviator powers up his education with MIT OpenCourseWare
October 8, 2013Daryle Cardone uses the Institute’s free online course lessons to prepare for future study in physics and math.
Task Force on the Future of MIT Education works toward preliminary report this fall
October 7, 2013Hundreds of members of the MIT community — including more than half of the faculty — have weighed in on the topic.
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MITx introduces ‘XSeries’ course-sequence certificates on edX
September 17, 2013EdX also introduces new ID verification service.
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.
OCW, MITx provide Myanmar student rigorous, high-quality educational opportunities
July 1, 2013Engineering student Thaw Tar uses MIT digital learning resources to study underwater vehicle design.
MIT's Academic Media Production Services joins the Office of Digital Learning
June 24, 2013Brings video expertise and infrastructure to ODL.
White House cites new MITx course as key to improving U.S. innovation
June 24, 2013Professor Eugene Fitzgerald and Andreas Wankerl reconceptualize the innovation process in new MOOC
LINC 2013 explores global technology-enabled learning
June 19, 2013Conference examines realities and potential of online global education
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.
Automatically grading programming homework
June 2, 2013Software that identifies errors in students’ programs — however idiosyncratic their approaches — could be a boon for online learning.
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.
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.
EdX expands xConsortium to Asia and doubles in size with addition of 15 new global institutions
May 21, 2013EdX continues to grow its network of the world's leading institutions of higher education to meet global demand and increase access to quality education.
Sal Khan: ‘I love learning’
May 9, 2013At MIT, alumnus describes his path to reshaping education through highly accessible online videos.
Lawrence Bacow speaks on challenges facing higher education
May 2, 2013Former MIT chancellor examines rising costs, digital learning in Charles L. Miller Lecture
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.