Consortium celebrates 10 years of OpenCourseWare

Published in MIT News by OEIT: May 6, 2011

Open Courseware SignOn May 4th, President Susan Hockfield and MIT welcomed more than 225 educators from around the world to the OpenCourseWare (OCW) Consortium Global 2011. This year’s OCW Consortium Global is a three-day celebration of the first 10 years of MIT OpenCourseWare. Panels, presentations and posters reflect upon the impact of OCW and look forward to its future.

Ten years ago, in April 2001, MIT announced the OCW initiative on the front page of The New York Times. Today, the OCW Consortium is a worldwide community of educators and organizations committed to advancing OCW and its impact on global education. To date, 200 universities have published more than 15,000 courses, including more than 2,000 courses at MIT.

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Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly MediaDick Yue, Charles Vest, Stephen Carsonparticpants in OCW Conference