As the Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education works toward its expected release of a preliminary report this fall, hundreds of members of the MIT community — including more than half of the faculty — have weighed in on the topic. On February 6, President L. Rafael Reif convened the Task Force, charging its members with reinventing residential education. “To stay true to our educational values, we must seize the opportunity to reimagine what we do and how we do it,” Reif wrote, adding: “We are in the midst of an educational revolution.”
In a spirit of openness, an Idea Bank was launched to encourage faculty, students, staff and alumni to contribute recommendations; 180 ideas were submitted, and individuals from more than 100 countries have visited the Idea Bank. All of the submitted ideas have now been reviewed, and are organized by themes at future.mit.edu. Continue reading the article on MIT News.