Miyagawa writes that OCW has “exceeded every expectation” and has had transformative effects on formal and informal learning around the world.
“MIT OpenCourseWare is truly an achievement of the entire MIT community, a site that shares the voluntary contributions from nearly 1,400 MIT professors and teaching staff, and a similar number of MIT students. It is a collective act of intellectual philanthropy that truly reflects the MIT community’s commitment to the dissemination of knowledge for the public good,” Miyagawa says.
To show OCW’s impact, Miyagawa recounts one of the program’s many success stories. To read Miyagawa’s full commentary, please visit: http://web.mit.edu/fnl/volume/231/miyagawa.html.