Online Education Database: How the Open Source Movement Has Changed Education: 10 Success Stories
Mar 05, 2007, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
"How would you like to study at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of
Technology) for free? It has been nearly six years since MIT first
announced their MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) program. More recently,
MIT announced that the OCW program, a free and open educational
resource (OER) for educators, students, and self-learners around
the world, is online and will be completed by 2008. The OCW
provides open access to course materials for up to 1,550 MIT
courses, representing 34 departments and all five MIT schools. The
goal is to include materials from all MIT courses by next year.
"MIT provides just one of the 10 open source educational success
stories detailed below..."