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“What goes into deciding whether to welcome back students?”

Date & Time:

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 9:00am EDT


In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, MIT, like all universities and colleges around the world, was tasked with determining if and how students would begin the fall semester. MIT sloan ultimately decided that the educational experience will be a “hybrid” curriculum consisting of the three main instructional models: fully remote, in person, and hyflex (a session in which some students are participating in person and some are participating remotely.

Dean Ezra Zuckerman Sivan will discuss the different considerations and factors that played a role in the curriculum design and the school’s decision to provide students with a safe and flexible learning environment.