News from Residential Education at Open Learning: Vol. 5, Issue 1, March 2, 2021.
In this issue:
- Remote Teaching by Numbers
- What is Learning Engineering
- Upcoming xTalks
- Missed past xTalks? Watch the videos
Remote Teaching by the Numbers
Fall 2020 semester was one of rapid transformation, creative response, and agile problem solving. A look at the numerical data reveals unprecedented efforts and sweeping changes made among faculty, staff, students (and pets).
57,000 hours video played on Panopto
9,017 unique users on Panopto
1,086 Canvas courses
38,536 total Canvas enrollments
33 departments/subjects Canvas
61 MITx course sites
7,650 total MITx enrollments
45 Learning Technologists
5 sleepless nights
2 new Res Ed dogs
Preliminary Spring 2021
1,044 Canvas courses
35,297 total Canvas enrollments
0 sleepless nights
What is Learning Engineering?
This episode of the IEEE Learning Engineering Podcast explores what we mean by Learning Engineering. A team of experts, including Open Learning’s Aaron Kessler, discuss how the process of Learning Engineering has been developed and implemented, the importance of human-centered design and data-driven decision making, and critical contextual factors that point to engaging in such work equitably.
Tue., March 16, 4-5 pm EST. Zoom link: https://mit.zoom.us/j/96414196564
The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge
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An innovative look at Assignments and Assessments in remote teaching.
Three research initiatives on MOOCs: Curricular Innovations, Modes of Delivery & Student Behavior
Strategies for Building Community in a remote classroom.