Announces First Annual OCW People's Choice Awards

Thousands of people selected their favorite OpenCourseWare, and voting is now closed! Click here to see the winners.

Nominate Your Favorite OpenCourseWare

After attending the OCWC Conference 2011 and conducting over thirty interviews with leaders in the OCW community, is quickly becoming the PR platform for the open education movement.

We are proud to announce that we're accepting nominations for's first annual OCW People's Choice Awards. These awards, given across the ten categories listed below, will allow us to share the most compelling initiatives with our readers.

We need your help identifying the best of each category. Please fill out our nominations survey by July 1, 2011, and share with friends, followers and colleagues. Here's a shortened link to the survey:; please share over email, Facebook, Twitter or on your own website. We will select three nominees per category and present them to our site visitors for a vote beginning July 15th. 2011 OCW People's Choice Award Categories:

1. Best User Experience

2. Best Video Lecture

3. Best Non-Video Open Educational Resource

4. Most Engaging Resource

5. Best Instructional Supplement

6. Most Interactive Resource

7. Most Open Resource

8. Most Progressive/Avant Garde Innovation

10. Best New Face in the Open Education Movement

Think we missed an important category? Don't worry, we have a write-in option as well.

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To learn more about OpenCourseWare and get inspiration for your nominations, check out some of our recent interviews with leaders and innovators in the field:

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