Instructional Design and Online Courses with Open edX - What You Should Know

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A number of instructional designers practice their trade on Open edX and edX.org. What can we learn from them?

MIT runs one of the most effective Open edX implementations in the world, with 99% of all undergraduates taking courses hosted on its Open edX instance. Come hear Sheryl Barnes, Peter Pinch, and Meredith Davies talk about the strategy, technology and instructional design best practices behind their highly successful online learning programs.

Food and beverages will be served.

Agenda:

6 - 6:40pm - Introductions, mixing, food and beverages served
6:40 - 6:45pm - Community Announcements (edX)
6:45 - 7:30pm - Featured speakers from MIT's Office of Digital Learning: Sheryl Barnes, Director of Digital Learning in Residential Education, and Meredith Davies, Senior Educational Technologist
7:30 - 8pm - Q&A, wrapping up