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Tuesday, June 18 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Panel: The New Learning Society

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The "New Learning Society” comprises an audience that runs the gamut – from learners who may be displaced because of social and political crises to those who need re-skilling in order to engage productively in the emerging workforce and includes early learners as well as adults. Open Learning and J-WEL at MIT have been actively involved in developing and advancing programs to address the needs of these new learners. This panel will highlight the innovative and transformational aspects of these initiatives designed to provide quality learning at scale.

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Dr. M. S. Vijay Kumar

Executive Director, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab Associate Dean for Open Learning, J-WEL, MIT Open Learning
Dr. M. S. Vijay Kumar is Executive Director of J-WEL and Associate Dean for Open Learning at MIT. Vijay has been providing leadership for technology-enabled educational innovation at MIT for the past 22 years, previously as MIT’s Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education... Read More →

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Dr. George Westerman

Faculty Director, J-WEL Workforce Learning, MIT Open Learning
George Westerman is a Principal Research Scientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy. His research examines the transformative impact of digital innovation on companies and workers. In addition to leading the MIT IDE research portfolio on digital transformation... Read More →
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Dr. Claudia Urrea

Associate Director, J-WEL pK-12, J-WEL, MIT Open Learning
Claudia Urrea is the Associate Director for preK-12 at the MIT Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL). Claudia was born in Colombia, where she received an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from EAFIT University. In 1994, she joined MIT as a visiting research engineer... Read More →
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Prof. Krishna Rajagopal

Dean for Digital Learning, MIT Open Learning
Krishna Rajagopal is the Dean for Digital Learning. He leads efforts to empower and catalyze MIT faculty as they use digital technologies to augment and transform how they teach students at MIT and, via MITx' open online courses and MicroMasters programs and via MIT's Open CourseWare... Read More →

Tuesday June 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
10-250 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

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