MIT follows up on questions raised in Aaron Swartz case
February 13, 2014President Reif and Academic Council consider MIT’s commitment to open access, its document-retention policies, and general community feedback
LINC 2013 explores global technology-enabled learning
June 19, 2013Conference examines realities and potential of online global education
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software
OEIT's role in fostering open education: an interview with Vijay Kumar
October 31, 2012The director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology discusses OEIT's role.
The worldwide impact of open access to MIT faculty research
October 22, 2012
Open Education on the Move: An Interview with Vijay Kumar
September 20, 2012Director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) discusses some of the key concepts propelling the open education movement.
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Disruptive innovation — in education
April 19, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
MIT Professor Shigeru Miyagawa named award recipient by the OCW Consortium
March 23, 2012Professor Miyagawa recognized with other leaders of the global OpenCourseWare movement.
MIT OpenCourseWare teams up with Flat World Knowledge to combine free texts and free course materials
February 29, 2012Collaboration among open education innovators creates rich learning opportunities for independent learners.
From Globe and Gates to Google and Guardian: Nods to MIT's 150th
May 13, 2011Special Boston Globe magazine on MIT at 150 published Sunday; search-engine giant and U.K. newspaper post pieces about the Institute's impact
Digital library partnership gives MIT access to additional online resources
April 20, 2011Search the full-text of 8.4 million digitized volumes, and get full online access to 2.2 million volumes in the public domain, through the HathiTrust Digital Library.
A decade of OCW benefits: Bringing knowledge to the street
April 9, 2011Using OCW in support of community development.
MIT OpenCourseWare introduces courses designed for independent learners
January 12, 2011
Reflections on a decade of open sharing: Opening up OpenCourseWare
November 22, 2010
Hockfield says research universities must help cultivate science, math teachers
September 14, 2010At a Brookings Institution event, the MIT president warns U.S. STEM-education gap to have ‘disastrous consequences’ on nation.
MIT Libraries offer aid to MIT authors publishing in open-access journals
June 11, 2010Fund created in support of the Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity, a commitment with other top research institutions