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PeriodicalVolume 2011

In 1999, MIT Faculty considered how to use the Internet in pursuit of MIT's mission—to advance knowledge and educate students—and in 2000 proposed OCW. MIT published the first proof-of-concept site in 2002, containing 50 courses. By November 2007, MIT completed the initial publication of virtually the entire curriculum, over 1,800 courses in 33 academic disciplines. Going forward, the OCW team is updating existing courses and adding new content and services to the site.

Keywords Open Educational Resources · MIT · OCW

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The Quiet Revolution in Open Learning
Carey, Kevin
Discusses the history of Open Educational Resources in the United States, mentioning funding, stakeholders and examples of OERs.
Match: MIT; Open Educational Resources

OOPS, Turning MIT Opencourseware into Chinese: An analysis of a community of practice of global translators
Lee, Mimi Miyoung; Lin, Meng Fen Grace; Bonk, Curtis J.
An all-volunteer organization called the Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System (OOPS), headquartered in Taiwan, was initially designed to translate open source materials from MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) site into ...
Match: MIT; Open Educational Resources

MIT OpenCourseWare 2009 Program Evaluation Findings Summary
Match: MIT

MIT to Make Nearly All Course Materials Available Free on the World Wide Web
Match: MIT

Opening up education the collective advancement of education through open technology, open content, and open knowledge
McMartin, F.; Iiyoshi, Toru; Kumar, M. S. V.
Today, people world-wide have access via the Internet to information and artifacts of knowledgeby which I mean the textual, visual, and audio works that embody knowledge. They access this widely available range of ...
Match: MIT; OCW

Opening up education: The collective advancement of education through open technology, open content, and open knowledge
Casserly, Cathy; Smith, Marshall S.; Iiyoshi, Toru; Kumar, M. S. V.
Match: MIT

From open resources to educational opportunity
Kumar, Vijay M.
Since MIT’s bold announcement of the OpenCourseWare initiative in 2001, the content of over 700 of its courses have been published on the Web and made available for free to the world. Important infrastructure ...
Match: MIT

The unwalled garden: Growth of the OpenCourseWare consortium, 2001–2008
Carson, Stephen
This article traces the development of the OpenCourseWare movement, including the origin of the concept at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the implementation of the MIT OpenCourseWare project, and the ...
Match: MIT

Strategy on Open Course and Teaching Material of Graduate Students of MIT
Chen, Sisi; Qiu, Fazong; Ye, C Q.
MIT became the first school to publish its resources shared to the public, then many schools joined to have resources shared and set open educational resources organization, which provides the effective means for ...
Match: MIT

Parlez-vous OER? Open Educational Resources in multilingual contexts
Gruszczynska, Anna
The majority of OER are in English. This web article discusses efforts made to create OER in other languages.
Match: MIT