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John Belcher. Photo: Justin Knight PhotographyJohn Belcher
Photo: Justin Knight Photography

John Belcher receives prestigious Oersted Medal

MIT professor of physics honored with the highest teaching award in the American physics community.

Department of Physics
August 4, 2015

John W. Belcher, the Class of 1922 Professor of Physics, has been awarded the 2015 Hans Christian Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics Teachers. The award was given in recognition of Belcher’s “tireless work with TEAL (Technology Enabled Active Learning) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).”