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Unlocking the Gates: How and Why Leading Universities Are Opening Up Access to Their Courses

Unlocking the Gates: How and Why Leading Universities Are Opening Up Access to Their Courses

"Over the past decade, top universities have begun to experiment with online courseware, leveraging one of their core assets—the undergraduate course—to reach out to new constituencies of learners. Ithaka S+R embarked on a project intended to chronicle the development of several key initiatives in this space, in an effort to provide senior academic leadership with actionable, strategic intelligence around activity in this emerging field. Two years of research has resulted in a scholarly monograph, Unlocking the Gates: How and Why Leading Universities Are Opening Up Access to Their Courses, published by Princeton University Press and available through Amazon and other book sellers. Seizing the opportunities presented by digital technology and the networked environment, some of the world’s... Show More

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