Past xTalks

2023

Title / DescriptionPresenter(s)Video Link
AR/VR in teaching at MIT: Possibilities and approachesJohn Liuhttps://youtu.be/zr7kCQI005A 
Adapting as a teaching assistant: Resources to meet instructor and student needsBenjamin Hansberry, Tyler Smith, Lauren Totinohttps://youtu.be/7dDrXF-KOnQ 
Building Confidence in Inclusive Teaching: MIT Biology's Hybrid Training ApproachDarcy Gordonhttps://youtu.be/KSdYqt47M6U?si=XgJBNhnPglFbEF2G
Reflections on Teaching & Learning with Technology and Preparing for AY23-24Adam C. Martinhttps://youtu.be/Qq3ss4Bc-bo
Leveraging Virtual Crisis Simulation and Games to Deepen Learning and Bridge DividesBenjamin Harris, Suzanne Freemanhttps://youtu.be/8q5Xj7y9Tnw
Encouraging Students to Share Their Perspectives and Questions on Course TopicsStefan Helmreich, Maxine Jonashttps://youtu.be/ZfXqUBL-RFo 

2022

Title / DescriptionPresenter(s)Video Link
Re-Thinking Student Assessment for Better LearningEd Bertschinger, Laura Frawleyhttps://youtu.be/P6Iy01OGblM 
Using Learning Engineering to Improve Instruction at MITAaron Kessler, Lauren Totinohttps://youtu.be/CNyN4fuOpuc
Using Digital Technologies to Refresh On-Campus Courses Over TimeMichael Short, Sean Robinson, Moni Avellohttps://youtu.be/KrbrPltzXjc
Leveraging Technology to Build and Sustain the Classroom CommunityMichelle Tomasik, Maria Khotimskyhttps://youtu.be/c2hd0pY4FNI
Canvas Tools for Assessments: Options & StrategiesMeredith Davies, Lauren Totinohttps://youtu.be/C8EfX-nArr0
Canvas Tools for Teaching and LearningMeredith Davieshttps://youtu.be/xdF0HanwOck

 

2021

Title / DescriptionPresenter(s)Video Link
Slack in Education: a conversation with colleaguesStefan Helmreich, Monika Avello, Tristan Collins, Lauren Totinohttps://youtu.be/TgKNmWhvDw0
Deliberate Practice Homework to Enhance Effectiveness of Active LearningLouis Deslauriershttps://youtu.be/N_822c5q3tA
Reciprocity in Leadership and Learning: Negotiating Impactful PartnershipsBruno Verdini, Shigeru Miyagawahttps://youtu.be/NHsIAdkelCE
World of EdCraft: Adventures In Synchronous Online TeachingAndrew Lohttps://youtu.be/HMQxhpGz9_A
What a Fair and Equitable Classroom Looks LikeTerry McGlynnhttps://youtu.be/OrcuqPmZqdc
The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free KnowledgePeter B. Kaufmanhttps://youtu.be/xXMNVln-y1Q
Canvas Next StepsMeredith Davieshttps://youtu.be/5OLkwBwS9eY
Canvas Quick StartMeredith Davieshttps://youtu.be/6uCwXamjLpY
Using MIT’s Lightboard for Enhanced InstructionAnna Frebel, Agustin Rayo, Joey Gu, Jim Cainhttps://youtu.be/ZefOjfd-K_M
xTalk Panel Discussion: Assessments & Assignments for Remote LearningMichelle Ruth Tomasik, Barbara Hughey, Craig Carterhttps://youtu.be/KNTAKPzooBM
MOOCs: Curricular Innovations, Modes of Delivery & Student BehaviorJessica Sandland, Monika Avello, Mary Ellen Wiltrout, Ana Bellhttps://youtu.be/sSYPnAfiG6k

 

2020

Title / DescriptionPresenter(s)Video Link
Building Community in a Remote ClassroomSimona Socrate, Ari Epstein, and Kang Zhouhttps://youtu.be/2epOT67dep8
"Grasp - The Science Transforming How We Learn"Sanjay Sarma, Luke Yoquintohttps://youtu.be/SwwvW41RnD0
Lessons Learned from Using Physiological Sensing in Learning EnvironmentsNataliya Kosmynahttps://youtu.be/-L6e2--kHb8

 

2019

Title / DescriptionPresenter(s)Video Link
Authenticity, Interactivity, and Collaboration: Designing for Success in VR Learning GamesEric Klopfer, Meredith Thompsonhttps://youtu.be/wFcljKTZicI
Adaptive Learning of Motor Skills by Varying Task DifficultyStefanie Mueller, Dishita Turakhiahttps://youtu.be/71VnGJGxg1Y
Technology Mediated Feedback: Powerful, Clear, and PersonalizedMichael Phillipshttps://youtu.be/OrBLGUnUHQg
Computer-based Testing Facilities for Scalable, Excellent, and Secure STEM AssessmentCraig Zilleshttps://youtu.be/7YIl0DqrGck
iSSP: A Dynamic Interactive TextbookTed Younghttps://youtu.be/gexTMsHFUWI
Innovating Education on a Large Scale: What, Why, and HowAnnoesjka Cabohttps://youtu.be/QieTD7iMkzk
Online Learning Innovations and InterventionsEva Ponce, Kyle Keane, Pawan Sinhahttps://youtu.be/x4hVJUM9rpE
Lever for Change: Open Grantmaking at ScaleJeff Uboishttps://youtu.be/hKTQSzxrqWE
Assistive Technology for Opening Minds, Hands, and HeartsJulie Greenberg, Kyle Keane, Anna Musser, Jaya Narain, Pramoda Karnatihttps://youtu.be/xTCPn47xkFk
The Mahali Innovation LabEva Kaplanhttps://youtu.be/4euDPn2Hzec
Text Messages and the Future of Digital EducationMichael Ioffen/a

 

2018

Title / DescriptionPresenter(s)Video Link
Guided Discovery as a Teaching MethodEmanuel “Ely” Sachsn/a
Immersive Realities for Learning & CreativityDeepak Chopran/a
Impact of Online Education on Campus EducationWillem van Valkenburghttps://youtu.be/VjLMOqvaicU
New Technologies Won’t Reduce Scarcity, but Here’s Something That MightVasilis Kostakishttps://youtu.be/GonHAXy_UP0
Doing Things with MOOCs: Utilization Strategies of Learners in Massively Open Online CoursesMitchell Stevenshttps://youtu.be/j_LPb9BuBfc
From Distance Universities To Universities Without DistancesJosep Planelln/a
If Open is the Answer, What Was the Question?Loic Tallonhttps://youtu.be/FU2o8YgusaE
The Cognitive Science of Teaching and LearningKeith Bakerhttps://youtu.be/M7UyUfOXHug
The Dynamics of Affect in Online LearningRyan Bakerhttps://youtu.be/1UFm-s_DeVs
Building Education-to-Employment Programs That Actually WorkPierre Dubuchttps://youtu.be/AtqJt6_EaMI

 

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