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January 28, 2014

Early Bird Registration is now open for NERCOMP 2014, March 24-26.

By far New England's most popular and education and technology conference, NERCOMP brings together a

January 13, 2014

Creating Interactive Media

Learn how to create graphics and interactive media using software tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Unity3D. This

January 10, 2014

Last month, Una-May O'Reilly presented her research at an xTalk: Taming MOOC Big Data.

Jennifer DeBoer, of TLL, summarized O'Reilly's message:

"Principal Research Scientist in CSAIL and leader of the

December 17, 2013

Haiti is a country in transition. It promises great potential, but also faces formidable challenges related to educational quality and access.

Over the past three years and with the support of NSF, Prof. Michel DeGraff (Linguistics &

December 5, 2013

xTalks: Digital Discourses

Una-May O’Reilly

MOOCdb: Taming MOOC Big Data

November 30, 2013

xTalks: Digital Discourses

Haynes Miller, Richard Larson, Eric Klopfer & others

November 19, 2013

This Thursday, Nov 21 at 1:30, Isaac Chuang and Daniel  Seaton will present as part of ODL's xTalks: Digital Discourses seminar series. Their talk, titled "Research with

October 24, 2013

ODL is excited to launch “xTalks: Digital Discourses,” a seminar series to facilitate awareness, deep understanding and transference of

October 16, 2013

The Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT/ODL) is collaborating with Massachusetts community colleges to develop technology-enabled components to expand training

October 14, 2013

OEIT was a critical player in breathing new life into Cultura, a legacy system of considerable pedagogical value in danger of extinction.

Cultura offers students the opportunity to explore the nuances

September 26, 2013

NERCOMP 2014 Opens Call for Proposals

March 24-26 | Providence, Rhode Island

Submit a proposal to showcase solutions and strategies at the

August 21, 2013

An MIT-Haiti Initiative to modernize and democratize education in Haiti.

August 19, 2013

Pakistan: Online Teacher Education

OEIT is collaborating with MIT faculty to develop aspects of online teacher education courses that highlight the pedagogies favored and developed by MIT faculty.  OEIT

August 5, 2013


TA training program in Biology and Chemistry improves quality of graduate student teaching. 

One goal of the HHMI Drennan Education Laboratory at MIT, led by the Chemistry and Biology Professor Cathy

July 5, 2013

Now in its fourth year, the Timeline of the Russian Revolution is used every spring in Professor Elizabeth Wood's Russian History course for student research and scholarship.


June 24, 2013

OEIT Director Vijay Kumar will be the keynote speaker at this year's ICDE conference in Tianjin, China. The

June 6, 2013

OEIT is pleased to announce the launch of the HHMI Drennan Education Laboratory’s new online science education resource at The aims of this group are to develop and assess

June 4, 2013

Over 70 MIT faculty and 50 MIT staff gathered on May 17, 2013 to participate in the Office of Digital Learning's daylong meeting on technology-enabled education at MIT.

Task Force Reports
The morning

May 1, 2013

Top 5 Reasons to Propose a NERCOMP Workshop -
NERCOMP focuses on connecting, learning and growing – all through the interactions and volunteer efforts of our members – like you!

March 24, 2013

2013 iCampus Prize First Round Winners

The MIT Council for Educational Technology (MITCET) and the Office of Educational

Office of Educational Innovation and Technology
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