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Thursday, November 20 • 1:45pm - 2:15pm
The Best of Both Worlds? Transforming OpenCourseWare in the age of interactivity

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The strength of OCW has been the widespread sharing of course materials from traditional academic courses at their host institutions. But as the host universities transform their teaching to support blended and "flipped" models, how can OCW transform to support these newer models of teaching and learning?

From it's beginnings, one of the stated goals of MITx has been to enhance campus education at MIT. Since its inception dozens of courses have used the edX platform at MIT for blended learning. The time has come to open campus-based online learning. However, adapting an MITx course -- particularly the MOOC-style interactive assessments -- to OCW presents technical, usability and pedagogical challenges. In this presentation, we will discuss how we addressed these issues for the course 18.05x Introduction to Probability and Statistics.

Speakers
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Brandon Muramatsu

Associate Director, Projects, MIT
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Peter Pinch

Associate Director of Engineering, MIT Open Learning
I work for the Office of Digital Learning at MIT, which is at the crossroads of MicroMasters, OpenCourseWare, MOOCs and experimental digital learning.


Thursday November 20, 2014 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Crystal Ballroom

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