Mary Lou Forward, Executive Director of the OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCWC) calls OCW 'the perfect field for somebody who likes to dream,' but knows that the sharing educational resources with people around the world also requires the drive to get things done, and the OCWC is doing just that. The Education Insider met with her at the OpenCourseWare Consortium Conference to learn where OCW has been and, more importantly, where it's going.
Prior to joining the OCWC, Mary Lou Forward worked as the Dean of African Studies for SIT Study Abroad and Academic Director for undergraduate programs in Madagascar. Her unique and varied background allows her to understand the needs of learners around the world and help the OCWC create the kind of Open Education Resources (OERs) that can truly make a global impact.
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