This section contains a white paper (PDF) which describes elements of the course pedagogy of 16.812.
"These comments are directed towards educators visiting [this] website who might be considering offering, or who might already be teaching, a seminar or subject similar to this one. Since this seminar was an experimental offering with a non-standard engineering course format, the instructors thought some explanatory comments could be a helpful addition to the syllabus and class notes." (Extracted from 16.812 white paper.)
This document is divided into five sections: Background, Seminar Format, Developing Skills for Critical Thinking, Seminar Assessment and Conclusion.