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Lessons learned from MITx’s prototype course
MIT News, July 16, 2012

8 Online Platforms To Help You Further Your Education for Free
BostInno.com, July 2, 2012

Harvard, Extended
Harvard Magazine, July-August 2012

Deal of the Day: Free MIT & Yale classes!
HLNtv.com, June 29, 2012

Will Employers Ever Take Online Learning Seriously?
BostInno.com, June 26, 2012

In This Online University, Students Do the Teaching as Well as the Learning
Chronicle of Higher Education, June 18, 2012

Hit the Books Not the Beach: 10 Courses to Keep You Learning This Summer
BostInno.com, June 15, 2012

Bridging knowledge gap through online learning
The Hindu, June 10, 2012

Salman Khan to MIT Grads: Innovators Will Foster Societal Change
PCWorld, June 8, 2012

How to stay home and learn
Hindustan Times, June 2, 2012

Free 'iVy League' education
Korea Times, May 23, 2012

Harvard and MIT, for free
MSN Money, May 4, 2012

5 Ideas for EdX, Harvard and MIT's New Online Initiative
Huffington Post, May 3, 2012

New ticket to Harvard and MIT: An Internet connection
CNET.com, May 2, 2012

Open Education's Wide World of Possibilities
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 29, 2012

MIT OpenCourseWare publishes new resource for entrepreneurship education
MIT News, April 25, 2012

Taking an Innovative Approach to Battery Design
Product Design & Development, April 24, 2012

Check Out Open CourseWare, Because Using Your Brain is Fun
Autostraddle.com, April 16, 2012

MIT students teach hands-on learning abroad
MIT News, April 9, 2012

25 Most-Buzzed Universities on the Internet
Mashable.com, April 5, 2012

Introducing MIT Video
MIT News, March 28, 2012

5 Skills Everyone Needs to Have on a Resume
U.S. News & World Report, March 20, 2012

Students use materials outside of UH
The Daily Cougar, March 20, 2012

Open Resources: Transforming the Way Knowledge Is Spread
The New York Times, March 18, 2012

Education in the Cloud: Exploring Opportunities
Wired.com, February 29, 2012

Social Enterprise: Education is Approaching its "Tivo Moment"
BostInno.com, February 27, 2012

7 places where you can get a free online education
Mother Nature Network, February 23, 2012

Tools to Help 21st Century Students Achieve Their Postsecondary Education Goals and Keep America Competitive
Center for American Progress, February 7, 2012

Self-education, a revolution in education system
The Day, February 2, 2012

Making the internet more open... in education
Techi.com, January 30, 2012

The Coming Paradigm Shift in Higher Education
WallStreetDaily.com, January 27, 2012

DBAs Can Get a University Education—for Free
Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine, January 26, 2012

Free courses may shake universities' monopoly on credit
HechingerReport.com, January 23, 2012

MIT to build online education platform
TheTech.com, January 11, 2012

International Aid Offers Promise, but Roadblocks Remain
Chronicle of Higher Education, January 1, 2012

MIT launches online learning initiative
MIT News, December 19, 2011

What Colleges Must Do to Stay Relevant
MindShift.org, November 28, 2011

Cheryl Perkins column: Innovation being used to reshape teaching
PostCrescent.com, November 24, 2011

The Last Person
The New York Times, November 12, 2011

The Evolution of Higher Education
The New York Times, November 4, 2011

Helping change lives through WISE awards
The Peninsula, October 29, 2011

OER in the field: institutions solving problems openly
The Guardian, October 28, 2011

A History of MIT's OpenCourseWare & What It Can Do For Higher Education [Infographic]
BostInnovation.com, October 26, 2011

Free Stuff, Free Skills... Learn for Free at These Places
CantonRep.com, September 26, 2011

Why You Should Root for College to Go Online
The Atlantic, September 26, 2011

The Internet Is Changing the Way We Learn
The Jakarta Globe, September 21, 2011

For-Profit Schools: They Get IT
Campus Technology, September 1, 2011

The Common Sense of the Fair-Use Doctrine
Chronicle of Higher Education, August 21, 2011

Varsity to Make Lectures Available at Click of a Button
Indian Express, August 18, 2011

Higher Learning and Old Media: More Similar Than You Think
ClickZ News, August 16, 2011

How Open Educational Resources are Changing Higher Education
Huffington Post, August 16, 2011

Walter Lewin is 'Hands On' Helping Students Grasp Physics
Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2011

Radical Curriculum Sharing at the Open High School of Utah
edutopia.org, July 25, 2011

One-click Education
Livemint.com, July, 20, 2011

President Hockfield Stresses Innovation in Speech to US Governors
MIT News, July 15, 2011

Hone Your Skills with Bite-sized E-learning
Globe and Mail, July 15, 2011

In Digital Age, Schools That Succeed are Schools That Connect
The Baltimore Sun, July 12, 2011

Billion-Dollar Benefactor for Campuses in Latin America: A Spanish Bank
Chronicle of Higher Ed, July 10, 2011

Open Questions on Open Courseware
Inside Higher Ed, July 7, 2011

Book Review: 'For the Love of Physics'
Los Angeles Times, July 3, 2011

5 Innovative Ways to Teach Your Skills Online
Mashable, June 15, 2011

What to Study In Prep for Writing a Physics Engine?
GameDev.net, June 14, 2011

OpenStudy Wants To Turn The World Into "One Big Study Group"
TechCrunch, June 9, 2011

MIT's goal: Reach 1 billion with open courseware
eCampus.com, June 2, 2011

A labor of love
MIT News, May 18, 2011

Why MIT matters
Boston.com, May 15, 2011

Tim O'Reilly On What OpenCourseWare Can Learn From the Open Source Movement
ReadWriteWeb.com, May 4, 2011

A world-class education for free
NewsOK.com, April 30, 2011

Simulating Higher Education on the Web
BigThink.com, April 19, 2011

MIT OpenCourseWare Turns 10: What's Next for Open Education?
ReadWriteWeb.com, February 23, 2011

MIT OpenCourseWare Announces Goal to Reach 1 Billion Minds on 10th Birthday
BostInnovation.com, February 23, 2011

MIT OpenCourseWare Launches iPhone App for Video Lectures
BostInnovation.com February 4, 2011

Online Courseware's Existential Moment
Inside Higher Education, February 3, 2011

Free online course materials will revolutionise third-level education,
The Irish Times, February 1, 2011

A decade of OCW benefits: Building a better course through OCW,
MIT News, January 7, 2011

MIT OpenCourseWare introduces courses designed for independent learners,
MIT News, January 7, 2011

Year-End Stats from MIT Point to Increasing Popularity of Open Educational Resources,
ReadWriteWeb.com, January 4, 2011

MIT OpenCourseWare named WISE Award Laureate,
MIT News, November 15, 2010

A decade of OCW benefits: Drawing talent to MIT,
MIT News, November 3, 2010

For Exposure, Universities Put Courses on the Web,
The New York Times, November 1, 2010

College lectures, sans the expense,
Nashua Telegraph, October 11, 2010

OpenCourseWare: A Decade of Global Benefit,
MIT News, September 30, 2010

MIT OpenCourseWare teams up with OpenStudy to help OCW users connect,
MIT News, September 23, 2010

MIT Looks to Make Money Online, but Not With an OpenCourseWare Paywall,
Chronicle of Higher Education, September 16, 2010

Open Education in Higher Ed: Textbooks, OpenCourseWare, and the "S" Word
New America Foundation, September 9, 2010

Try Free Online Classes to Update Your Job Skills
MLive.com, August 24, 2010

11 Ways to Find Free Classes Online
GeekSugar.com, August 22, 2010

Where to Get the Best Free Education Online
Lifehacker.com, August 19, 2010

Get an MIT education online - for free
TheTimes-Tribune.com, August 7, 2010

Ivy league business school courses — online and free
SmartPlanet.com, July 28, 2010

SPORE* Series Winner: MIT OpenCourseWare: Unlocking Knowledge, Empowering Minds
Science, July 30, 2010

Open to learning
The Boston Herald, May 4, 2010

3 Questions: Bill Gates on MIT
MIT News, April 22, 2010

How to Learn Something for Nothing
The New York Times, April 8, 2010

An Open Mind
The New York Times, April 8, 2010

As Colleges Make Courses Available Free Online, Others Cash In
The New York Times, March 30, 2010

Tapping into technology
The Star Online, March 14, 2010

OpenCourseWare Brings Both New Benefits and Questions to Universities
The Daily Cardinal, January 19, 2010

Number of Free, Noncredit Courses on Web Increasing
The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 12, 2010

How to Learn Just About Anything Online... For Free
AARP Bulletin, January 1, 2010

Website launched to boost education
Arab News, December 29, 2009

2009's best nerdy-wordy websites
Boston Globe, December 28, 2009

Opinion: OpenCourseWare and the Future of Education
The Tech, December 8, 2009

Virtual Classrooms Could Create a Marketplace for Knowledge
The New York Times, November 6, 2009

Education's Subtle Transformation
Daily Free Press, November 5, 2009

Open Courses: Free, but Oh, So Costly
The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2009

Students Find Free Online Lectures Better Than What They're Paying For
The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2009

Around the World, Varied Approaches to Open Online Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2009

How 4 Colleges Support Free Online Courses
The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2009

A Family Man Dabbles in Ivy-League Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2009

Murda, He Wrote: How to get a free MIT education without applying
The Daily Reveille, September 9, 2009

How Much Can You Really Learn With a Free Online Education?
Popular Science, September 1, 2009

Free Education from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Liberian Daily Observer, August 26, 2009

Online Learning Edges Classrooms
InformationWeek.com, August 20, 2009

Online Education Comes into Its Own
San Francisco Chronicle, August 2, 2009

In the Future, the Cost of Education Will Be Zero
Mashable.com, July 25, 2009

An Academic Revolution
InsideHigherEd.com, July 7, 2009

U.S. Push for Free Online Courses
InsideHigherEd.com, June 29, 2009

Human anatomy for everyone!
Boston Globe Magazine, May 31, 2009

OpenCourseWare: College education, without the student loans
The Christian Science Monitor, May 13, 2009

Logging On to the Ivy League
Time Magazine, April 16, 2009

Online Education Offers Access and Affordability
US News & World Report, April 2, 2009

MIT OpenCourseWare: Teaching the World for Free
CNET News, March 19, 2009

Knowledge at No Cost
Diverse Issues in Higher Education, March 17, 2009

MIT Tops Rankings of University Web Sites
The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 10, 2009

A Boost in Online Money Courses
The Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2009

The University of Europe: Accessible to All
The Guardian, January 20, 2009

An Alternative to Graduate School
The Somerville News, January 2, 2009

The Camera-Friendly, Perfectly-Pixelated, Easily Downloadable Celebrity Academic
New York Times Magazine, September 19, 2008

D'Oliveira to Lead MIT OpenCourseWare
MIT News, September 17, 2008

Turn your iPhone or iPod into a Portable University
Xconomy.com, August 1, 2008

US Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings Delivers Remarks at ...
U.S. Department of Education (press release), July 18, 2008

What's on the tube? Science videos
Nashua Telegraph, July 9, 2008

Network Nation
New York Times, June 21, 2008

Free Classes Online from Top Colleges
Worcester Telegram, May 5, 2008

Numbers that Can Change the World
Boston.com, April 14, 2008

Wikipedia Founder Proposes Support for Open Textbooks
Huffington Post, April 1, 2008

Free Online College Courses Are Proliferating
The Wall Street Journal, March 28, 2008

Personal Learning, Research: a Re-look
The Hindu, March 24, 2008

Get Smart(er) With MIT OpenCourseWare
GeekSugar.com, March 19, 2008

How to Save the World's Back Office
Forbes Magazine, March 14, 2008

CeBIT 2008 - Opening Speech by Steve Ballmer
Automobilsport.com, March 4, 2008

Free College Courses Feed Global Hunger for Learning
USA Today, February 27, 2008

Age of 'Open Education' Arrives in Asia
ZDNet Asia, February 20, 2008

Open Access to Brilliant Insights
Boston Globe, February 19, 2008

Bill Gates, Commentary
Forbes Magazine, January 22, 2008

Internet Access Is Only Prerequisite For More and More College Classes
The Washington Post, December 31, 2007

Internet Opens Elite Colleges to All
Associated Press, December 29, 2007

50 Ways to Improve Your Life
U.S. News & World Report, December 20, 2007

At 71, Physics Professor Is a Web Star
The New York Times, December 19, 2007

Down the Infinite Corridor of Learning
The Hindu, July 31, 2007

MIT Education in Taiwan, Minus the Degree
The New York Times, April 2, 2007

The Great Giveaway
Guardian Unlimited, January 17, 2007

World Universities Offer Free Online Education
Daily Times, January 9, 2007

How to go to MIT for Free
The Christian Science Monitor, January 4, 2007

Why MIT Decided to Give Away All Its Course Materials via the Internet
The Chronicle Review, January 20, 2004

MIT Everywhere
Wired, September 2003

Open Course Ware: A Case Study in Institutional Decision Making
Academe, 2002

Auditing Classes at MIT, on the Web and Free
The New York Times, April 4, 2001