TEACHING AND LEARNING
Kurt Fendt receives MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Awards
CMS/W research associate one of six recipients of the first annual award
Kurt Fendt, Principal Research Associate in Comparative Media Studies/Writing (CMS/W) and Executive Director of HyperStudio, has been awarded a MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Award for 21G.420, Visual Histories: German Cinema 1945 to Present. Fendt is one of six inaugural recipients of this annual Institute-wide honor.
Co-sponsored by the Office of Digital Learning (ODL), the Dean of Undergraduate Education (DUE) and the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education (ODGE), the student-nominated awards recognize faculty and instructors who have effectively leveraged digital technology to improve teaching and learning at MIT.
In total, there were 132 nominations for 90 faculty members submitted. The finalists were selected by a judging committee consisting of ODL, DUE, and ODGE senior administrators plus five students who read and scored all of the nominations before choosing the winners.