MacVicar Day 2018

Inclusive Pedagogies: Building a Vibrant Community of Learners at MIT

Friday, March 9, 2018

Panelists

  • Catherine Drennan, Professor of Biology
  • Eric Klopfer, Professor and Director of the Scheller Teacher Education Program
  • Katrina LaCurts, Lecturer, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Christine Ortiz, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Meredith Thompson, Research Scientist, Teaching Systems Lab

Video: MacVicar Day Symposium — March 9, 2018


MacVicar Day 2017

Pushing Boundaries: A Legacy of Learning Through Innovation and Discovery

Friday, March 17, 2017

Panelists

  • Anantha Chandrakasan, Vannevar Bush Professor and Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Neil Gershenfeld, Director of the Center for Bits and Atoms and Professor of Media Arts and Sciences
  • Anne McCants, Professor of History and Director of Concourse
  • Ian Waitz, Dean of the School of Engineering and Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Video: MacVicar Day Symposium — March 17, 2017


MacVicar Day 2016

From Hand to Mind: Advances in Evidence-based Teaching

Friday, March 11, 2016

Panelists

  • Martin Culpepper, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Michael Cuthbert, Associate Professor of Music
  • David Darmofal, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Catherine Drennan, Professor of Biology
  • Robert Miller, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Janet Rankin, Interim Director of the Teaching & Learning Laboratory

Video: MacVicar Day Symposium — March 11, 2016


MacVicar Day 2015

Undergraduate Education Goes Global: Learning from the MIT-SUTD Collaboration

Friday, March 13, 2015

Panelists

  • John Brisson, Director of the MIT-SUTD Collaboration Office, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • John Fernandez, Professor of Architecture
  • Diana Henderson, Professor of Literature
  • Chris Kaiser, Professor of Biology
  • Samson Lim, Assistant Professor of Humanities Arts and Social Science, Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • Lawrence Sass, Associate Professor of Architecture
  • Karen Hao '15, Mechanical Engineering

MacVicar Day 2014

Creating a Network of Mentors: A Roundtable

Friday, March 14, 2014

Panelists

  • David Darmofal, Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Nergis Mavalvala, Curtis (1963) and Kathleen Marble Professor of Astrophysics
  • Leslie Norford, Professor of Architecture
  • Justin Bullock '14, Chemical Engineering

MacVicar Day 2013

Reimagining the MIT Classroom: Experiments with Digital Learning

Friday, March 15, 2013

Panelists

  • Jesús A. del Alamo, Donner Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Anette (Peko) Hosoi, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Anne E. C. McCants, Professor of History and Director of Concourse
  • Emma J. Teng, Associate Professor of Chinese Studies and the T.T. and Wei Fong Chao Professorship in Asian Civilizations
  • Troy Van Voorhis, Professor of Chemistry

MacVicar Day 2012

Innovations in Undergraduate Education at MIT: Past, Present, and Future in the Tradition of Margaret MacVicar and Robert Silbey

Friday, March 16, 2012

Presenters

  • Linda G. Griffith, School of Engineering Teaching Innovation Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering
  • Moungi G. Bawendi, Lester Wolfe Professor of Chemistry
  • John M. Essigmann, William and Betsy Leitch Professor of Toxicology and Chemistry and Housemaster, Simmons Hall
  • William Broadhead, Class of '54 Career Development Associate Professor of History
  • Arthur W. Bahr, Associate Professor of Literature
  • Joel Yuen '07, Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical Physics at Harvard University
  • Robert P. Redwine, Professor of Physics and Director of the Bates Linear Accelerator

MacVicar Faculty Fellows Lecture Series

Thoughts on the Future of Engineering Education at MIT

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Presenter

  • Professor Ian Waitz, MacVicar Faculty Fellow and Dean of Engineering

MacVicar Day 2011

Energy Education Showcase: Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Presenters

  • Professor Robert Jaffe (8.21)
  • Professor Donald Lessard (15.031J)
  • Professor Leon Glicksman (4.42J)
  • Moderated by Professor Vladimir Bulovic

MacVicar Day 2010

Blended Learning Revisited

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Presenters

  • John Seely Brown
  • Dava Newman SM '89, PhD '92
  • John Belcher

MacVicar Day 2009

New Directions in General Education at MIT

Friday, March 6, 2009

Panelists

  • Professor Dennis Freeman, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Professor Haynes Miller, Math
  • Profesor Alex Techet, Mechanical Engineering
  • Professor Janet Sonenberg, Music & Theatre Arts

MacVicar Day 2008

Why Not Try a Scientific Approach to Science Education?

Sunday, March 7, 2018

Presenter

  • Dr. Carl Wieman ’73