Testing the waters

MIT sophomore Rachel Shen looks for microscopic solutions to big environmental challenges.

Lucy Jakub | Department of Biology | Jan. 28, 2020 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: biology school-of-science mitx undergraduate-research-opportunities-program-urop civil-and-environmental-engineering school-of-engineering bacteria data environment microbes profile research

MITx MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science opens enrollment | MIT News

Program offers path to an accelerated master’s degree at seven universities.

Chuck Leddy | MIT Open Learning | June 11, 2018
~11 mins |

Tags:  idss  online-learning  edx  mitx  micromasters  office-of-open-learning  classes-and-programs  data  analytics  economics  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  mathematics  school-of-science  school-of-engineering  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

3Q: Hazel Sive on MIT-Africa | MIT News

Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.

Sarah McDonnell | MIT News Office | May 7, 2018
~7 mins |

Tags:  africa  research  technology-and-society  global  international-initiatives  international-relations  misti  abdul-latif-jameel-world-education-lab-j-wel  abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal  abdul-latif-jameel-world-water-and-food-security-lab-j-wafs  mitx  esi  d-lab  biology  whitehead-institute  3-questions  school-of-science  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  education-teaching-academics

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society to launch new MicroMasters and PhD programs | MIT News

Interdisciplinary doctoral program in statistics and online MicroMasters program in statistics and data science begin this fall.

Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | MIT Open Learning | April 20, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  classes-and-programs  idss  massive-open-online-courses-moocs  online-learning  micromasters  edx  mitx  office-of-open-learning  data  statistics  machine-learning  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  economics  mathematics  political-science  school-of-engineering  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  school-of-science  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs

New program from MIT offers refugees a career boost | MIT News

ReACT will award credentials in computer and data science through online and in-person instruction.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office | Jan. 23, 2018
~5 mins |

Tags:  education-teaching-academics  civil-and-environmental-engineering  mitx  edx  online-learning  abdul-latif-jameel-world-education-lab-j-wel  middle-east  poverty  stem-education  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  computer-science-and-technology

MIT launches MITx MicroMasters in Principles of Manufacturing | MIT News

New program offers alternative learning pathway to mastering fundamental skills needed for global manufacturing excellence and competitiveness.

MIT Open Learning | Jan. 9, 2018
~7 mins |

Tags:  online-learning  graduate-postdoctoral  technology-and-society  mitx  edx  school-of-engineering  mechanical-engineering  manufacturing  massive-open-online-courses-moocs  office-of-open-learning  office-of-digital-learning

Increasing equity through educational technology | MIT News

Assistant Professor Justin Reich looks to transform educational settings by equipping teachers with the technology tools they need to best serve all students.

Elise Chen | Comparative Media Studies/Writing | Aug. 30, 2017
~3 mins |

Tags:  faculty  profile  education-teaching-academics  online-learning  mitx  edx  shass  office-of-digital-learning  technology-and-society  k-12-education

Political science debuts on MITx | MIT News

New online course takes a deep dive into democracy in Africa.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science | Aug. 25, 2017
~6 mins |

Tags:  shass  political-science  mitx  africa  classes-and-programs  developing-countries  edx  global-education-and-career-development  massive-open-online-courses-moocs  politics  history  online-learning  center-for-international-studies

Krishna Rajagopal named dean for digital learning | MIT News

New position expands leadership roles for faculty in the Office of the Vice President for Open Learning.

Office of Digital Learning | July 26, 2017
~7 mins |

Tags:  office-of-digital-learning  physics  school-of-science  faculty  administration  stem-education  education  education-teaching-academics  online-learning  mitx

Second annual MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards recipients selected | MIT News

Faculty and instructors recognized for improving classroom instruction and student engagement through innovative uses of digital technology.

Office of Digital Learning | July 25, 2017
~4 mins |

Tags:  awards-honors-and-fellowships  office-of-digital-learning  online-learning  faculty  education-teaching-academics  physics  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  music  system-design-and-management  school-of-science  shass  school-of-engineering  mitx  stem-education

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