Festival of Learning 2020
This event is in the past.
This year's Festival featured a tribute to Woodie Flowers, a keynote address by Purdue Professor Alice Pawley, a faculty panel, workshops, a Learning Expo, a community luncheon, and more.
9:30-10:00 (10-250 Lobby) Continental Breakfast
- Opening Remarks, Memorial Video, MIT Reflections
- Alice Pawley, Associate Professor, School of Engineering Education, Purdue University
- Susan Silbey, Professor of Humanities, Sociology and Anthropology; Professor of Behavioral and Policy Sciences
- Janelle Knox-Hayes, Associate Professor of Economic Geography and Planning; Head, Environmental Policy and Planning Group
- David McGee, Associate Professor, Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences; Director, Terrascope Learning Community
- Linguistics Professor Michel DeGraff's remarks on the keynote
- Video sampler of the Expo with media manager Lana Scott
2:00 on... Workshops (photos)
- 2:00-4:00pm - Play the Climate Action Simulation Game with Sarah Meyers and Curt Newton (Bush Room, 10-105)
- 2:00-3:30pm - Experiential Ethics: Infusing Ethics Education into Experiential Learning Opportunities—a brainstorming session with Kate Trimble (2-135) (student reflection)
- 2:00-3:00pm - Open Discussion: Participating in the Data Economy—Promises and Concerns with Anindya Roy (2-132)
A free event for the MIT community, the Festival of Learning was co-sponsored by MIT Open Learning and the Office of the Vice Chancellor. Questions? email@example.com.