Online Learning and the
Future of Residential Education

A Summit hosted by
MIT and Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
March 3 and 4, 2013


In March 2013, Harvard and MIT, with the support of the University of California, Berkeley, hosted a summit on innovations in online learning and their implications for the future of residential education. The summit was a response to the urgent need to come together as a community and to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities that face residential campuses in light of the recent developments in online learning technologies. The discussions that emerged from the summit are published in a summary report.

Several videos were also created, highlighting key discussions that took place at the Summit. They can be viewed below.

Opening Remarks and Session 1 - Blended Models of Learning: Bringing Online to On-Campus

Session 2 - Online Learning: Today and Tomorrow

Session 3 - Adapting to a Changing Landscape: Addressing Institutional Barriers to Innovation