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Teaching MIT Students to Think Like Cell Biologists: A Visual Approach
Sera Thornton, Mary Ellen Wiltrout
Imagine sitting in a lecture hall and hearing the phrase, “prepare Golgi membranes from CHO 15 B1 cells after infecting them with VSV.” Can you visualize the process or molecular components involved? If you are an experienced biologist, then you likely performed an experiment similar to this, or at least are familiar enough with the ideas that you have no problem forming a picture in your brain...
 

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JusticeX: Spring 2013 Course Report
Justin Reich, Sergiy Nesterko, Daniel T. Seaton, Thomas Mullaney, James Waldo, Isaac Chuang, Andrew D. Ho
This course is an introduction to moral and political philosophy. It explores classical and contemporary theories of justice, and applies these theories to contemporary legal and political controversies. Topics include affirmative action, income distribution, same-sex marriage, the role of markets, debates about rights (human rights and property rights), arguments for and against equality,...
 

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CopyrightX: Spring 2013 Course Report (HarvardX Working Paper Series No. 5)
William Fisher
The term “copyright system” encompasses three levels of material: theory (the arguments, drawn primarily from economics, political theory, and philosophy, concerning why and how the law should regulate uses of expressive materials); doctrine (the rules currently in force concerning uses of expressive materials and the ways in which those rules are typically interpreted and applied); and practice...
 

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8.MReV Mechanics ReView—Spring 2013 MITx Course Report (MITx Working Paper #12)
Daniel T. Seaton, Justin Reich, Sergiy Nesterko, Thomas Mullaney, James Waldo, Andrew D. Ho, Isaac Chuang
“Mechanics ReView presents a college-level introductory mechanics class using a strategic problem-solving approach.”  —edx.org This report was produced jointly by the MIT Office of Digital Learning, and the HarvardX Research Committee. January 21, 2014
 

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14.73x The Challenges of Global Poverty—Spring 2013 MITx Course Report (MITx Working Paper #11)
Daniel T. Seaton, Justin Reich, Sergiy Nesterko, Thomas Mullaney, James Waldo, Andrew D. Ho, Isaac Chuang
“An introduction to development economics, from the urgent issues of global poverty and economics models that might explain them, to the policy implications of those models.” —edx.org This report was produced jointly by the MIT Office of Digital Learning, and the HarvardX Research Committee. January 21, 2014
 

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8.02x Electricity and Magnetism—Spring 2013 MITx Course Report (MITx Working Paper #10)
Daniel T. Seaton, Justin Reich, Sergiy Nesterko, Thomas Mullaney, James Waldo, Andrew D. Ho, Isaac Chuang
“8.02x presents the basic concepts of Electromagnetism, and how this touches upon a vast variety of interesting real-world physics.” —edx.org This report was produced jointly by the MIT Office of Digital Learning, and the HarvardX Research Committee. January 21, 2014
 

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