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EDUCATION
Untitled Page Published: September 21, 2009 10:08 AM



UCI's OpenCourseWare Initiative, continued ...

"UC Irvine will continue fostering the global advancement and sharing of knowledge with learners all over the world,” says Gary Matkin, Ph.D., dean of continuing education at UC Irvine.

He says the grant will help grow UCI's program, as well as the  Open Education Resources Movement.

“This grant to UC Irvine recognizes its contributions to the Open Educational Resources movement and its desire to continue to spread and improve it,” says Barbara Chow, director of the education program at the Hewlett Foundation. “We look forward to their continued insights and efforts to make quality educational material available to all.”

Based in Menlo Park, Calif., The Hewlett Foundation provides grants to solve social and environmental problems in the nation and world. Awardees work to reduce poverty, reduce carbon emissions and improve education for students in both the nation and world.

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