October 9, 2018
USM Kirwan Center to Expand Use of Open Educational Resources to Promote Access, Affordability and Quality Across Maryland
This fall, the Kirwan Center will expand the scope of its Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) initiative to make learning materials more affordable for students. This work is being made possible by a $1 million grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Education program.
July 16, 2018
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has launched a MicroMasters® program in MBA Core Curriculum on online learning platform edX.org. The series of seven courses is the first MicroMasters program on the edX platform to offer transferable credits to a full MBA degree.
June 7, 2018
Educators from more than a dozen colleges and universities visited the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) for its first Teaching with Technology Day to explore effective ways technology can be used in higher education. Public and private higher education institutions attended the event, and MJ Bishop, Director of the USM Kirwan Center, provided the keynote address.