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2021 Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture

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2021 Simon Initiative Distinguished Lecture

Failure to Disrupt:
Why Technology Alone Can't Transform Education

 Justin Reich, Ph.D.
Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Teaching Systems Lab
Educational Technology Researcher

Tuesday, November 16
5 p.m. ET
Virtual and In-Person

Rangos Ballroom
Cohon University Center, second floor
Carnegie Mellon University

If you'd like to attend in person, register now! In accordance with Carnegie Mellon's COVID-19 mitigation policies, we are limiting the number of in-person guests. Seats will be reserved for those who register to attend in person, but walk-ins are welcome as space permits.

About the Lecture

In his lecture, Dr. Reich will argue that education technology has never sweepingly transformed schools, but a determined "tinkering" approach to continuous improvement can guide the way to better ecologies of education.

Learn more about Dr. Reich and his lecture.

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If any attendee requires accessibility accommodations for this event, please contact Katy Simovski at ksimovsk@andrew.cmu.edu. For general event questions, please contact ULS@andrew.cmu.edu

This lecture is part of the University Lecture Series and is presented in collaboration with The Simon Initiative.

Health and Safety Information

For the safety of the entire community, you are required to wear a facial covering indoors at all times, regardless of your vaccination status.

Staff will sanitize the meeting space frequently and post signage to remind guests to physically distance when possible, wear face coverings, avoid touching their faces and wash their hands.

If you are feeling sick, please stay home.

Thank you for your help in keeping the CMU community safe!

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