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April 27, 2010

Haynes Miller and his colleagues presented to an enthusiastic crowd of over 40 faculty colleagues and educators on Friday, April 23.

April 16, 2010

On March 25th, MIT and OEIT hosted 100 teachers and educators for Learning Curve's Share Fair.

With a focus on technology and teaching within Massachusetts school districts, the

March 11, 2010

Students: don't miss out on the opportunity to have your innovation rewarded!

For complete guidelines for nominations and applications visit the

March 2, 2010

SPIRAL Connect is a comprehensive learning management platform currently being piloted in University Lyon 1 in Lyon France. Christophe Batier's presentation here at MIT last Friday sparked a lively dialogue focussing on SPIRAL's impact

February 2, 2010

The NB project has created an online collaborative annotation tool for PDF documents which was recently

January 29, 2010

OEIT's STAR program (Software Tools for Academics and Researchers) has recently released a new website featuring a new graphic design and a new content management platform.

For users,

December 15, 2009

Candace Thille’s Dec 14th Crosstalk presentation on the OLI learning environment sparked lively discussion and raised several topics of interest in regards to teaching and learning in the

October 27, 2009

Toru Iiyoshi moderated and presented at a featured panel at the 6th annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning last week.

The panel

October 27, 2009

Viijay Kumar recently contributed to an ongoing discussion on open education throught the world. 

Contrasting the high cost of building new universities

October 19, 2009

On October 14, OEIT, the Teaching and Learning Laboratory, and the Office of Faculty Support co-hosted MIT's Ed Tech Fair 2009: Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Learning.

The four-hour passion-filled

July 29, 2009

 "Innovation, Transformation, and Excellence in Learning"

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lobby 13 (map

July 8, 2009

A three-pronged framework -- open technology, open content & open knowledge -- makes learning more visible and thus shifts the focus from teaching to learning. Vijay Kumar's keynote address at

June 18, 2009

StarBiochem makes visible what is invisible. For biology students, offering a window into molecular structure can make the difference between comprehension and confusion. Lourdes Aleman & Molly

June 5, 2009

On May 28, Jeff Merriman & Brandon Muramatsu gave a presentation on OEIT's recent educational innovations for Share Fair's conference on Moodle in the K-12 sector. Their talk

May 11, 2009

On April 29th the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) welcomed John Craig Freeman and Tamiko Thiel, two

May 11, 2009

The MIT project Visualizing Cultures, which was created in 2002 to explore the potential of the Internet for developing innovative image-driven scholarship and learning, was awarded this year's Franklin R. Buchanan prize by the

March 18, 2009

Apple & OEIT sponsor MacLearning: AcademiX 2009, March 26th, on the MIT

January 28, 2009

OEIT has launched a new portal for digital content creation.

The site provides resources for applying visual arts, computer graphics, and digital media to develop educational content and

January 9, 2009

We are happy to announce that Toru Iiyoshi recently joined OEIT as Senior Strategist.

Well known in the field of educational technology and technology-enhanced scholarship of teaching and learning for his work at the

October 10, 2008

LiNC (Learning International Networks Consortium) has launched a new program, BLOSSOMS (Blended Learning Open Source Science or Math Studies), funded by Hewlett Packard and oriented towards math and science high

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