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.
OEIT's role in fostering open education: an interview with Vijay Kumar
October 31, 2012The director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology discusses OEIT's role.
MIT OpenCourseWare marks 10th anniversary of pilot site launch
October 5, 2012The first materials from 32 courses were published in a pilot site launched 10 years ago last month.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
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MIT’s place in the world
September 20, 2012Inaugural symposium addresses the Institute’s global engagement.
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UC Berkeley joins edX
July 24, 2012UC Berkeley joins Harvard and MIT not-for-profit online-learning collaborative; edX broadens free course offerings into public health, computer science and solid-state chemistry; opens registration
Lessons learned from MITx’s prototype course
July 16, 2012As the team behind MIT’s ambitious online learning program gears up to introduce new courses in the fall, it takes stock of its initial experiences.
MIT receives $1 million to support edX partnership
June 19, 2012Institute receives award as part of Gates Foundation efforts to boost postsecondary graduation rates.
President Susan Hockfield’s charge to the 2012 graduates
June 8, 2012‘Now is the moment for us to send you forth … to put MIT’s spirit and principles to work around the globe.’
L. Rafael Reif selected as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012As provost since 2005, the president-elect has inspired innovation and played a critical role in the financial stewardship of the Institute.
MIT and Harvard launch a ‘revolution in education’
May 2, 2012Online edX courses will open both universities’ classrooms to the world while enhancing on-campus learning.
MIT and Harvard announce edX
May 2, 2012Joint partnership builds on MITx and Harvard distance learning; aims to benefit campus-based education and beyond.
MITx: What the students think
April 27, 2012From Buenos Aires to Honolulu to Montreal, a virtual community grows up around the online initiative’s prototype course.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 20, 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.