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Winners of 2020 Teaching With Digital Technology Award recognized for their innovations | MIT News

On July 30, faculty and instructors across MIT were honored for their outstanding achievements in teaching with digital technology in an online ceremony hosted by Dean for Digital Learning Krishna Rajagopal and Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate and Graduate Education Ian A. Waitz.

The student-nominated Teaching with Digital Technology Awards, co-sponsored by MIT Open Learning and the Office of the Vice Chancellor, celebrate Institute faculty and instructors who have made innovative, effective use of technology for teaching and learning. Launched in 2016, the awards have a special significance this year, following the rapid transition to remote teaching due to Covid-19.

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‘Last hurrah’: 2020 college grads finally get ceremonies

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — After she was picked as commencement speaker for fellow 2020 graduates at Otterbein University, Katie Exline considered focusing her speech on perspective. By the time she finally got to deliver it in front of them this month, they already had some of that.

“I don’t need to tell you all about the incredible things we are going to do or the ways that we will grow during our careers, because we have already started that process,” Exline, fresh off her first year of optometry studies at another university, said during the socially distanced ceremony at the

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Does EE Education Dictate Technology or Does Technology Dictate EE Education?

It’s widely understood that the engineering world is frantically evolving, affecting various outlets from workflow processes to the EE educational system. As companies continue to innovate via R&D and engineering consortiums push development forward, many new technologies are hitting the market. Existing professionals are driving these efforts. 

That development can create a disparity in technological understanding. Experienced engineers, or those fortunate enough to gain timely employment, can attain valuable exposure. However, prospective engineers must be prepared with up-to-date information.

To best prepare future engineers, colleges continually adjust their EE programs accordingly as knowledge and trends trickle down towards the academic

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Survey: College Students More Likely than Instructors to Give Pandemic Learning an “A” Grade and Prefer Some Courses be Fully Online Post-Pandemic | News

BOSTON, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The higher education industry navigated many challenges over the last year, including the transition to online learning. As students, faculty and administrators reflect on the last year, the majority actually give pandemic learning a decent grade. In fact, more students gave pandemic learning an “A” grade, while more faculty and administrators gave it a “B” grade, according to the fourth and final installment of the Digital Learning Pulse Survey, a four-part series to better understand the needs of colleges during COVID-19.

Pandemic Era Report Card: Digital Learning Pulse Survey results show college students give decent grades for pandemic learning, are positive about online learning post-pandemic

The survey of 1,486 students and 1,286 faculty and administrators across

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