19: Curt Newton, Director of MIT OpenCourseWare

Episode 19 March 02, 2021 01:10:11
19: Curt Newton, Director of MIT OpenCourseWare
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19: Curt Newton, Director of MIT OpenCourseWare
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Erik Christiansen Kris Hans

Show Notes

The following is an interview with Curt Newton. Curt is the director of the MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) platform, one of the best-known and respected open education platforms. In this interview, we discuss Curt's background and how he came to MIT, the OCW platform and the impact it's had on the world, and the future of open education. April 4, 2021, will mark MIT OCW's 20th Anniversary. To learn more about MIT OCW, be sure to visit the OCW website and follow the Twitter account @MITOCW.

LINKS

*MIT OpenCourseWare website
*MIT OCW Twitter @MITOCW
*Curt's website
*Curt's Twitter @qwertnewto

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Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @EdTechExamined

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Erik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-Host
Website: erikchristiansen.net
Twitter: @egchristiansen
Blog: tech-bytes.net

Kris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-Host
Website: krishans.ca
Twitter:  @KrisHans
Market Grade: marketgrade.com

Christopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound Engineer
Website: chrishoang.ca

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