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April 1, 2011

The MIT Council for Educational Technology (MITCET) and the Office of Educational Technology and Innovation are pleased to announce the five winners of the first round of the 2011 iCampus Student Prize competition. Each of the winning projects

March 29, 2011

On Friday, March 11, the first meeting of the newly reformed Biology Education Group drew an enthusiastic crowd of 30 to learn about the Biology Department's outreach

March 25, 2011

MIT's cross-departmental group ACCORD, met on March 24th to discuss issues relating to campus printing, student IT advisory and outreach strategies.

Oliver Thomas outlined IS&T's new

March 11, 2011

Founded in honor of Margaret MacVicar, physicist, teacher, and first dean of undergraduate education at MIT, MacVicar Day and the MacVicar Faculty Fellowships program were

March 1, 2011

Conceptually analogous to a laboratory research group, the Education Group was first created by HHMI Professor Graham Walker of the MIT Department of Biology in 2002. In September 2010, Professor Walker reestablished the group and it is once

February 16, 2011

David Wiley delivered one of the general session addresses for the 2011 ELI conference on

February 8, 2011

OEIT is hosting a webcast of the 2011 Educause Learning Initiative Conference from Monday, Feb 14 through Wednesday, Feb 16, in NE48 Rm 3027.

OEIT will also host two

February 2, 2011

Patrice Thiriet and Olivier Rastello presented their suite of 3D visualization tools for anatomy education on Wednesday, Jan 26. The tools were created at the

January 31, 2011

OEIT director, Vijay Kumar, was recently honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.

Chosen for their outstanding achievements, Distinguished Alumni

January 29, 2011

Over 25 people from throughout the institute, as well as interested educational technology experts from neighboring institutions, attended OEIT's open discussion on E-Learning on Jan 25th.

January 13, 2011

Co-sponsored by OEIT and the HHMI-MIT Biology Education group, Dr. Patrice Thiriet will speak about his work using 3-D Visualizations to Enhance Anatomy Education on:

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
10:30am – 12pm
Room 4

December 22, 2010
MITCET Awards 2010 iCampus Student Prize to Michael (Mitcho) Erlewine 'G

The MIT Council for Educational Technology (MITCET) and OEIT are pleased to announce that Michael (Mitcho) Yoshitaka

December 15, 2010

Have you ever thought, “My education at MIT would be infinitely better or easier if there was just a technology to…? Or, “Student life at MIT could be dramatically improved with the creative application of technology? Well,

October 27, 2010

The MIT-Haiti Symposium, held Oct 21-22, sparked connections, possible collaborations and hopes for future action. Over 20 MIT faculty and administrators met with 18 Haitian educators and education leaders to explore areas of common interest.

September 2, 2010

Many video services and resources are available at MIT. Now you can go to one place to find out about them: ACCORD’s new

August 4, 2010

MIT Professor Graham Walker, newly named 2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, will use portions of his HHMI grant to fund Dr. Stacie Bumgarner and Dr. Lourdes Aleman on advancing developments in the StarBiology tool and other tools

June 23, 2010

The MIT Learning International Networks Consortium (LINC) 2010 Conference on May 23-26 hosted approximately 200 participants from 40 different countries who shared their ideas about and experiences in how universities worldwide can better

June 22, 2010

The NMC 2010 Summer Conference took place in early June in Anaheim California. Drawing a crowd of over 200 educators, artists, and technologists, the conference spanned 4 days of presentations,

May 19, 2010

With more than 100 papers submitted from 40 different countries, and with authors traveling from five continents and as far away as the Fiji Islands, the fifth conference of MIT’s Learning International

May 5, 2010

On May 4th, the Math CI team led a presentation and discussion on the math department's CI Space, a collaboritve website for instructors in mathematics communications intensive courses at MIT.

Office of Educational Innovation and Technology
Building NE48-308, Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone: (617) 252-1981; Fax: (617) 452-4044