Feel free to check out other events happening on campus and in the Boston area.
Talks at MIT
Wednesday May 20, 2:30-3:30 PM, Room 4-270
Trends in Education & Technology in Higher Ed: An Inequality & Inclusivity Perspective
Speaker: Laura Czerniewicz
Description: In unequal societies and education systems, educational technology trends exemplify implicit tensions of inequality and inequity. This talk will analyse current global ed tech trends with an interest in inclusivity, from a South African perspective. Laura Czerniewicz is the Director of the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching at the University of Cape Town.
Wednesday May 20, 4-5:15 PM, Room 4-270
What is Best Learned Online and What Types of Students Benefit from Online Learning
Speakers: Bror Saxberg, Shanna Smith Jaggars, Dan Butin
Description: Panel discussion with Bror Saxberg, Chief Learning Officer, Kaplan, Inc.; Shanna Smith Jaggars, Assistant Director, Community College Research Center; and Dan Butin, Dean of the School of Education and Social Policy, Merrimack College. Moderated by Vijay Kumar, Director of Special Educational Initiatives in the MIT Office of Digital Learning.
Wednesday, May 20, 11:00-12:30PM
Freedom Trail Walking Tour