Monday, March 19, 2012

11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Rm. 56-167

1.  Discussion with Provost Rafael Reif on MITCET’s Role, Educational Technology Initiatives and MITx.

  • MIT has initiated three bold interrelated educational innovations: MITx, On-campus innovations (MITCETs work along with other funding (Alumni, D’Arbeloff and SoE)), and OCW.
  • How do we address these initiatives as an integrated package to maximize cross project learning, shared services and resources, and impact on MIT?
  • Discussion based on the White paper sent to the provost (attached)

2.  Announcement/Plan for Workshop:  Online Learning for MIT Education:  At the intersection of Residential Learning and MITx.

  • We are planning a workshop/symposium in the week after classes in May directed towards understanding the impact and implications of the online initiatives that have been launched (MITCET and Alumni supported projects) for curriculum, learning, infrastructure as well as the intersection with MITx, with a view towards identifying and addressing the research issues and scaling considerations.

Wednesday, February 16, 2012

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Rm. 56-167

1.  Brief Status Update on MITCET Modularity Experiments          10:00 – 10:45

    • Ken Kamrin, Mechanical Engineering
    • Karen Willcox, Aero-Astro
    • John Essigmann and George Zaidan, Chemistry

2,  Discussion on MITx- Implications for Residential Education     10.45 – 11.30


Friday, December 16, 2011

No agenda is available for this meeting.

Monday, October 31, 2011

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Room 5-231

  • Discuss modularity experiments
  • Discuss Academic Council presentation

Monday, September 12, 2011

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Room 5-231

  1. Online Education

    Recently Stanford announced new educational initiatives from the CS department and the School of Engineering. (See Links below) online-courses.html

    Discussion: What are the implications for MIT strategy?

  2. Modularity Experiments
    • Discussion on the ME and Chemistry experiments and next steps
    • Discussion of EECS Proposal (Sent earlier by Dan. Attached)
    • Other projects
    • Communication plans:
      • Academic Council; Departments;
      • Other
o Desired Outcomes
      • Timetable for MITCET Experiments (Please see attached draft)

    Discussion: What does MITCET want to learn from the experiments, and what are the implications for data collection and assessment?

  3. LMS Strategy: Review of the results of the Blackboard experiment. Implication and next steps.