MCLA's TechFest to Feature edZ Research Director


WHAT:  Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will hold its annual TechFest, featuring a keynote address to be delivered by Rebecca Petersen, research director at edX, a massive, open, online course (MOOC) platform founded by MIT and Harvard University to offer online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines to a worldwide audience at no charge.

Ms. Petersen will discuss "MOOCs and the Changing Educational Landscape."  She also will share the early results of a recent pilot of an edX course used in a flipped classroom pilot at two Massachusetts community colleges.

This keynote address is free and open to the public. A question and answer session will follow Ms. Petersen's address.

WHEN:  Tuesday, May 21, at 2 p.m.

WHERE:  Room 218, Murdock Hall, MCLA campus