Stephen Carson

Associate Director and Head of Operations, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab, MIT

UMUC to make all required course materials freely available to all 64,000 undergraduate students

The 2015 WCET Outstanding Work Awards were announced yesterday, and included an award to this program: University of Maryland University College: Open Educational Resources Initiative  UMUC has completed the first phase of … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

How exactly have I missed #FOAMed?

As we rolled out our new multimedia library, we were looking for hashtags that might be useful in spreading the word, and we came across #FOAMed and #FOAMped. A little … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Job Opening: IP Specialist

OPENPediatrics is looking for an IP specialist to manage third-party intellectual property clearance for the program.  OP materials have a large number of third-party charts, graphs and other intellectual property imbedded … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

OP’s new multimedia library

Today, OPENPediatrics launched our new multimedia library, which shares animations and illustrations we’ve created for the videos on our clinician community site.  The clinician community site is free for medical … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jack Andraka at the 2014 Innovation Summit

BCH has published the video of Jack Andraka’s remarkable presentation at the 2014 Innovation Summit, which I mentioned previously.  It not only chronicles his amazing research, but also highlights the … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jack Andraka and the power of Open Access

I had the privilege of hearing Jack Andraka speak at the recent Pediatric Innovation Summit.  I’d heard the basics of his story before:  He’d had a relative die of pancreatic … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

A striking statement

This column in the Boston Globe by John E. Sununu supporting Lawrence Lessig in his court battle with Liberation Music is  really striking.  That a former Republican Senator would come … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment