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

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INDEX
Page numbers for entries occurring in figures are suffixed by an f; those for entries in notes, by an n, with the number of the note following; and those for entries in tables, by a t.
AARP, 36–37
Abelson, Hal, 58, 78n76, 80, 81n91, 82n96
Ab Initio, 86, 87
accelerated learning, in Open Learning Initiative, 104–6, 105nn52–53
access to higher education, xvii–xix; barriers to, xvii, xviii, 7–8, 11; demand for, 7, 7n11; expansion of, xvii–xviii; recent trends in, 7–11
administrations, university: in Fathom, 39, 41, 227, 227n53; importance of role of, 227, 227n53, 236–37, 236n74; in OpenCourseWare, 70–71, 70nn46–47, 85, 115, 227, 227n53, 228f, 237; in Open Learning Initiative, 108, 115–16, 237; in Open Yale Courses, 146–47, 146n83; in webcast.berkeley, 152, 153, 163, 171–73
advertising: funding through, 241; in internet business models, 13; for NPTEL, 198, 198n79. See also marketing
Africa, OER initiative in, 185n32
AICTE. See All India Council on Technical Education
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. See Sloan Foundation
Alliance for Lifelong Learning. See AllLearn
All India Council on Technical Education (AICTE), 191, 196
Allison, Herbert M.: on audience, 49n93, 52n106; as CEO of AllLearn, 44, 46, 48, 52; on closure of AllLearn, 53–54; on content and cost of courses, 49n95; and credit, 245n98; on critics, 52–53; on member institutions, 50n99, 51; on mission, 45n79
AllLearn, 42–53; affiliate institutions of, 51, 51n101; audience of, viii, 45, 45n80, 46, 49, 49n93, 52, 52n106; branding in, 45, 226; business model of, 44–46, 50, 54; challenges faced by, viii, xiv, xix, 48–53; closure of, 24, 50, 53–56, 123–24; content of, 23n1, 46–51, 46n86, 47f, 49n95; cost of courses, 49n95; credit in, 54, 244–45, 245n98; critics of, 52–53; demand for, 217; vs. Fathom, 44, 45; funding for, 44–46, 50–51, 50n99; interactivity in, 48, 48n89, 73, 73n57; legacy of, 53–56; marketing of, 52, 52n106; member institutions of, 42, 44, 50–51; mission of, 45, 45n79, 46, 46n84; motivations behind, 42–44; vs. NPTEL, 188; vs. open courseware, 19; Open Yale Courses influenced by, 56, 123–24, 128; operating costs of, 48, 49, 49n95, 49n96, 52–53; origins and development of, 23–24, 42–46; overview of approach of, vii, viii, xix; press coverage of, 229, 230t; revenue of, actual, 49, 49n96; revenue of, potential, 12, 23–24, 44, 45–46; revisions to, 48–49, 52, 52n104; staff of, 46, 48, 52–53; usage of, 48, 49; website of, 42, 43f
ALN. See Asynchronous Learning Network
alumni: as audience for AllLearn, viii, 45, 45n80, 46, 49, 49n93, 52, 52n106; as audience for OpenCourseWare, 58–59; as audience for Open Yale Courses, ix; response to OpenCourseWare, 82, 82n99
Amazon.com, 239–40, 240n83
Ambrose, Susan, 96–97, 97n24, 98, 98n26, 107, 108

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