It was October 2007 when TU Delft launched the TU Delft OpenCourseWare website. The launch marked the start of quite a journey in open education. Now, 10 years later, we are able to step back and share what we have achieved. Scroll down this page to learn more.

10 years TU Delft OpenCourseWare

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What does OpenCourseWare bring you? Share an image or video representing what according to you illustrates the importance of OpenCourseWare. Create a beautiful image, record a video, build a website, go nuts. Surprise us and share your results on twitter via #TUDOCW10. For examples of previous contributions, click the read more buttons below.

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Highlights

In the past 10 years we have reached important milestones, received several awards and collected many memorable moments. Check out the infographic and follow the journey we have embarked on since 2007. Click the image to view full size.

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Why it matters? Impact of TU Delft OpenCourseWare

Read stories about how TU Delft open activities have impacted the lives of people around the world and our teachers and students involved in TU Delft campus courses.

Numbers

In the past 10 years TU Delft OpenCourseWare reached 1.5 million people all over the world. We had more then 5 million pageviews, published around 200 courses and we have been honoured to receive 13 awards for our open education efforts.

  • Number of unique pageviews ( x1000, cumulative)
  • Number of visitors ( x1000, cumulative)
  • Number of courses (cumulative)
  • # Open Education Awards (cumulative)

Since 2007 TU Delft OpenCourseWare reached 1.5 million people (unique visitors) in total, and received more then 5 million unique pageviews.

Starting with a handful of courses, our TU Delft teachers now offer resources of hundreds of courses openly for the world to use. Take a look at our courses.

In the past decade we have been honoured to have been awarded 13 times for our open education efforts. Take a look at the full overview of awards at our hall of fame.

People

The success of TU Delft OpenCourseWare would not be possible without the efforts of all our teachers and the numerous student assistents. Aside from our teachers, there have been a many people in our organisation who played a significant role in making TU Delft OpenCourseWare a succes.

Former Rector Magnificus TU Delft, initiator of the OCW project (2007)
Jacob Fokkema, former Rector Magnificus TU Delft, initiator of the OCW project (2007)
Former TU Delft Vice President education, initiator of the OCW initiative (2007)
Paul Rullmann, Former TU Delft Vice President education, initiator of the OCW initiative (2007)
Wilma van Wezenbeek, member Steering Group TU Delft OpenCourseWare
Wilma van Wezenbeek, member Steering Group TU Delft OpenCourseWare
Peter de Moel, Project leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2007)
Peter de Moel, Project leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2007)
TU Delft OpenCourseWare support (since 2008)
Cora Bijsterveld, TU Delft OpenCourseWare support (since 2008)
TU Delft Open Education support (since 2008)
Martijn Ouwehand, TU Delft Open Education support (since 2008)
Project Leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2008 - 2010)
Joost Groot Kormelink, Project Leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2008 - 2010)
Project Leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2010 - 2014)
Willem van Valkenburg, Project Leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2010 - 2014), current Vice President Open Education Consortium
Project Leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2010 - 2014)
Sofia Dopper, Project Leader TU Delft OpenCourseWare (2010 - 2014)
Current Vice President Education & Operations, former President Open Education Consortium (2011)
Anka Mulder, Current Vice President Education & Operations, former President Open Education Consortium (2011)
TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
Jacco Hoekstra, TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
Annemiek van Boeijen, TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
Jasper Verberk, TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
Wouter Serdijn, TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
Ernst ten Heuvelhof, TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
Frans van der Helm, TU Delft OpenCourseWare Ambassador (2011)
Manager Education Technology, driver for OpenCourseWare Policy (2011)
Cornelis Huizer, former manager Education Technology, driver for OpenCourseWare Policy (2011)
Director of Education TU Delft, initiator Open & Online Innovation program (2014)
Timo Kos, Director of Education TU Delft, initiator Open & Online Innovation program (2014)
Current Rector Magnificus TU Delft, driver for TU Delft Open Science (2016)
Karel Luyben, Current Rector Magnificus TU Delft, driver for TU Delft Open Science (2016)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Jose Hekkens, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Anke Grefte, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Gillian Saunders, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Linda van der Sluijs, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Hans Tonino, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2014)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)
Renee van de Watering, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)
Iris Meljes, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)
Peter Dekkers, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)
Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)
Geerlinge Pessers, Faculty Coordinator Open & Online Education (since 2016)

Looking ahead

TU Delft has reached a lot through its open activities in the past 10 years. But the journey does not stop here. Join us in our journey to increase access to Higher Education and increase the quality of education. Join us in the Open Education Week 2018 (5-9 March), and join the conversation on Transforming education through open approaches at OE Global 2018.

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