“A big part of my life is to open mathematics to students everywhere. I'm very supportive of the whole idea of making these courses available to people around the world. Everyone has the capacity to learn mathematics, and if you can offer a little bit of guidance, the process of discovery is so valuable.”
Michael Cuthbert MIT Associate Professor of Music
“OCW can be valuable for faculty who are creating their own courses. It allows anyone to get an inside look at how other professors are organizing and teaching their classes.”
Prof. Eric Klopfer MIT Professor, Director of the Scheller Teacher Education Program
“We’re going to see a shift away from very passive forms of learning, where students are the consumers...”
OCW makes the materials used in the teaching of MIT's subjects available on the Web.
MIT OpenCourseWare makes the materials used in the teaching of almost all of MIT's subjects available on the Web, free of charge. With more than 2,200 courses available, OCW is delivering on the promise of open sharing of knowledge.