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Date: 19 June 2019

Dr. Naveed Malik of the Virtual University of Pakistan describes how his university was designed to deal with lack of access issues and shortage of qualified faculty members for higher education in Pakistan. Dr. Zaini Ujang, Former President and Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 

Date: 18 June 2019

The "New Learning Society” comprises an audience that runs the gamut – from learners who may be displaced because of social and political crises to those who need re-skilling in order to engage productively in the emerging workforce and includes early learners as well as adults. MIT Open

Date: 9 March 2019

In this public webinar celebrating Open Education Week, Curt Newton, Publication Director of MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), discusses the current state and future direction of OCW. Launched in 2001, OCW is a free and open

Date: 1 January 2019

The 2017-2018 survey on teaching materials in U.S. higher education shows a steady growth in awareness of open educational resources (OER). Responses from over 4,000 faculty and department chairpersons paint a picture of steady improvement, with almost 50% of faculty now reporting OER awareness

Date: 6 September 2018

This paper provides MIT community members with background information to inform discussions regarding ways in which MIT’s current open access policies and practices might be updated and revised in order to further the Institute’s mission to disseminate the fruits of its research and scholarship

Date: 14 March 2018

MIT Professor Richard Larson tells the story of how watching his son create a biology project using a computer, rare in those days, led to the beginnings of the LINC Conference.

Date: 29 December 2017

Education in the Global South faces several key interrelated challenges, for which Open Educational Resources (OER) are seen to be part of the solution. These challenges include: unequal access to education; variable quality of educational resources, teaching, and student performance; and