Open CourseWare and MOOCs: Different Aspirations, Different Strategies

by | Nov 7, 2014

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, Shigeru Miyagawa presented at Conversations on Online Learning, a series of talks sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL). One of the leaders in the movement to open university courses to the world, Miyagawa addresses what lessons online learning and MOOC producers can draw from the Open CourseWare movement and shows video from his own team-taught MOOC on edX.

Shigeru Miyagawa is Professor of Linguistics and Kocho-Manjiro Professor of Japanese Language and Culture at MIT, Chair of the OpenCourseWare Faculty Advisory Committee at MIT, and Director of Online Education at the University of Tokyo. Dr. Miyagawa spearheaded the MIT OpenCourseWare project. For more information on Professor Miyagawa, please visit:…

View the video and related links on YouTube.

Editor’s note: The Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning (CCNMTL) was founded in 1999 and is now incorporated into the Center for Teaching and Learning.