Faculty & Teaching Staff
- Teaching and learning tools, resources, and updates for fall – August 31
- Expanded emergency academic regulations and policies – August 25
- Research Ramp-Up Thunder Committee office space guidance – August 18
Faculty and departments across MIT have worked hard throughout the summer to create and develop MIT-quality learning experiences in light of the decisions informing campus and research operations for fall 2020. The aim is to ensure all students are able to continue making academic progress, whether they are learning on campus or remotely, while prioritizing their safety and the safety of the MT community.
Offices including Information Systems & Technology, the Teaching and Learning Lab, Open Learning, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Division of Student Life, and many others have collaborated to provide faculty, instructors, teaching staff, and TAs with a wide range of resources and support.
- Academic calendar
- International Students Office (major immigration updates)
- MIT Libraries’ services for fall 2020
- MIT Subject Listing & Schedule
- 2020 Undergraduate Campus Guide
- Expanded emergency academic regulations and policies
- Declaration of Significant Disruption – Announcement explaining the process taken to make calendar changes for AY 2020-21.
- Grading policy for the fall 2020 semester
- Recommendations of APART concerning academic year 2020-21 – A summary of the recommendations of the Academic Policy and Regulations Team (APART) with regard to the options under consideration for the upcoming academic year.
- Tenure policy adjustment – All junior (non-tenured) faculty will automatically receive a one-year tenure-clock extension.
- MIT travel policy
- Campus visitor policy
Remote teaching resources
- Academic continuity — Revised academic calendar and information related to online classes for students and instructors from the Registrar’s office.
- Canvas Learning Management System (LMS)
- Guidance on remote making
- Key resources for faculty teaching this semester
- IS&T equipment loans
- Results of surveys on spring remote teaching and learning
- Securing Zoom meetings and classes to prevent disruption
- Statement regarding acceptable online conduct
- Teach Remote website (Resources, tools, and support for online teaching)
- Teach Remote community site (Shared best practices)
- Virtualizing experiential learning
- Zoom video conferencing
September 2, 2020
MIT Maker Spaces & Shops
Fall 2020 access policy for research, education, and extracurricular activities
- Insights from the Spring 2020 Remote Learning Experience Survey
- Student support and wellbeing resources
- Remote Learning website – Best practices for students to help them make the transition to online learning.
- Tips for supporting and working with students