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MIT Project Athena: A Computer-Aided Teaching System (1984)

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Project Athena was a pioneering experiment in education developed at MIT in the 1980s to integrate computers into the university system and provide access to powerful software to the community at all levels. This 1984...

Prof. Woodie Flowers, Course 2.70 Introduction to Design Competition (1981)

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Professor Woodie Flowers, of the MIT Mechanical Engineering department, hosts the 1981 competition for his famous "Introduction to Design" class — perhaps MIT's most influential engineering course. The challenge is de...

MIT 2.007 Robot Competition Spring 2010

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Each spring semester, 2.007 — known as Design and Manufacturing I, a required course for mechanical engineering students — culminates in a hotly contested robot competition. A tradition for 40 years, the 2.007 Robot C...

MIT Steel Bridge Team

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A look at the MIT Steel Bridge team as it prepares for and competes in the 2012 Student Steel Bridge Competition. The MIT team was sponsored by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  More informati...

Champions of Teaching Excellence

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A. Neil Pappalardo ’64 is a champion of teaching excellence at MIT. Born in Rochester, New York, Neil Pappalardo received the S.B. degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT. Following graduation Neil pursued his i...