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Chalk Radio is an MIT OpenCourseWare podcast about inspired teaching at MIT. We take you behind the scenes of some of the most interesting courses on campus to talk with the professors who make those courses possible.

Our guests open up to us about the passions that drive their cutting-edge research and innovative teaching, sharing stories that are candid, funny, serious, personal, and full of insights. Listening in on these conversations is like being right here with us in person under the MIT dome, talking with your favorite professors.

Hosted by Dr. Sarah Hansen. New episode every other Wednesday, starting February 19, 2020.

Chalk Radio MIT OpenCourseWare

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Chalk Radio is an MIT OpenCourseWare podcast about inspired teaching at MIT. We take you behind the scenes of some of the most interesting courses on campus to talk with the professors who make those courses possible.

Our guests open up to us about the passions that drive their cutting-edge research and innovative teaching, sharing stories that are candid, funny, serious, personal, and full of insights. Listening in on these conversations is like being right here with us in person under the MIT dome, talking with your favorite professors.

Hosted by Dr. Sarah Hansen. New episode every other Wednesday, starting February 19, 2020.

    Social Impact at Scale, One Project at a Time with Dr. Anjali Sastry

    Social Impact at Scale, One Project at a Time with Dr. Anjali Sastry

    In this episode, Dr. Anjali Sastry describes how she redesigned a traditional independent study to encourage MBA fellows to find social impact solutions that scale.

    • 10 min
    Making Deep Learning Human with Prof. Gilbert Strang

    Making Deep Learning Human with Prof. Gilbert Strang

    In this episode, we talk with Professor Gilbert Strang about humanizing the teaching and learning process in his courses about linear algebra and matrix methods in data analysis, signal processing, and machine learning.

    • 10 min
    How Africa Has Been Made to Mean with Prof. Amah Edoh

    How Africa Has Been Made to Mean with Prof. Amah Edoh

    In this episode, we talk with Professor Amah Edoh about how Africa, as a concept, is produced through cultural practices and how she engages students in learning about this idea through teaching approaches that valorize students’ voices.

    • 27 min
    Nuclear Gets Personal with Prof. Michael Short

    Nuclear Gets Personal with Prof. Michael Short

    In this episode, Professor Michael Short discusses one of the core principles of his teaching philosophy: the importance of making abstract concepts in nuclear science tangible by means of hands-on activities.

    • 24 min
    Coming Soon: Chalk Radio from MIT OCW

    Coming Soon: Chalk Radio from MIT OCW

    This is a trailer for the Chalk Radio podcast series. Tune in for a new episode every other week, starting in February 2020!

    • 1 min

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