First Annual MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards Presented

Published in MIT News on June 13, 2016, by the Office of Digital Learning

Awards honor faculty and instructors who have effectively leveraged digital technology to improve teaching and learning at MIT.

This year marks the launch of the MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards. Co-sponsored by the Office of Digital Learning (ODL), the Dean of Undergraduate Education (DUE) and the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education (ODGE), the student-nominated awards recognize faculty and instructors who have effectively leveraged digital technology to improve teaching and learning at MIT. The winners are:

  • Peter Dourmashkin, senior lecturer in the Department of Physics for 8.01/8.02 (Physics I and II);
  • Kurt Fendt, principal research associate in Comparative Media Studies/Writing for 21G.420 (Visual Histories: German Cinema 1945 to Present);
  • Lorna Gibson, the Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and a professor of mechanical engineering for 3.032 (Mechanical Behavior of Materials);
  • Max Goldman, lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for 6.005 (Software Construction);
  • Rob Miller, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for 6.005 (Software Construction); and
  • Chris Terman, senior lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for 6.004 (Computation Structures).

The awards were created to celebrate great innovations in teaching, provide positive student feedback to those faculty using digital technology, and inspire the entire MIT community by sharing the winners’ stories...

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