Monday, December 13, 2010

2:30 – 5:00 pm
Rm. 1-214


  1. Finalizing and fleshing out priorities for technology integrated learning.
    This will be based on the following categories of activities (themes) that have emerged from the ideas/scenarios that have been contributed.

    • Greatly improved interactive tools and simulations, including assessment and advising
    • Much increased flexibility in course delivery including dynamic curricula and accommodating learning styles.
    • International experiences
    • Development of a meta-versity.

  2. Define some experiments in each area that will inform MIT’s strategy for advancing learning through technology.Please see the Wiki for the scenarios and examples that have been provided by Council members and add your comments.

Friday, November 19, 2010

2:00 – 4:30pm
Rm. 33-206


Part 1:

  1. University of California Online Education Pilot:
    Discussion with Daniel Greenstein, UC’s vice provost of Academic Planning, Programs, and Coordination. (Via Teleconference)The University of California has launched a pilot project designed to test whether undergraduate online courses can be taught in a way that delivers UC-quality instruction

    Dan Greenstein will discuss the goals and issues related to this much publicized initiative.

  2. Updates from the Educational planning groups:
    • Educational Opportunities Study Group: Dan Hastings
    • MIT-Online Study Groups: Dick Yue
  3. Report on Duke Visit (Discussion based on report sent
  4. MIT Educational Technology Initiatives – Brief overview.

Part II:

  1. Identifying and selecting big opportunities and experiments for MIT education through technology integration
    (Based on the outcomes from the pre-meeting exercise)
  2. NextSteps (Priorities and Report)

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

2:30 – 5:00 pm
Rm. 1-214


  1. Welcome and Iintrodcution of new members and charter
  2. Provost Charge to MITCET for technology-integrated learning and planning process
  3. TLL Presentation on effective learning (Lori Breslow)
  4. Review of Information (Vijay Kumar)
    • Faculty and Student focus groups
    • MIT initiatives
    • Data on state of teaching and learning at MIT related to educaitonal technology
    • Research/Environmental Scan
  5. Next StepsWe encourage you to look at background documents for this agenda, including links to research documents that have been made available on a Wiki at:

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

3:00 – 5:00 pm
Rm. 33-206


  1. Welcome and opening comments (Dan Hastings, Hal Abelson)
  2. Recommendations for Athena Clusters from Working group on Task Force Recommendations on Athena: Review and Action (John Brissom; Oliver Thomas)Following discussions at the March 31 MITCET meeting, a set of recommendations (attached) have been finalized for MITCET decisions and further action.
  3. Recommendations of Next Gen LMS committee; Presentation, Discussion and Decision (Eric Klopfer, MITCET)The Next generation LMS Committee led by Erick Klopfer has developed a set of recommendations for MITCET’s review and action. The recommendation and related documents are attached. This will serve as the basis for the discussion and MITCET recommendations.
  4. Online/Blended education at MITCET – Developing/Articulating a MITCET position to inform the institutional strategy for online/blended education (Dan Hastings; Vijay Kumar)

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Rm. 5-232


  1. Update on MITCET funded initiative on Global Education – John Belcher (20)
  2. Updates (15)
    • Athena Recommendation WG
    • Microsoft Research Student Innovation Award
    • Other
  3. Status of iCampus projects:
    • iLab – Jud Harward (20)
    • Spoken Lecture Browser – Brandon Muramatsu, Andrew McKinney (20)
  4. Plans:
    • Evaluation/Benchmarking
    • Upcoming meetings
    • Other