Tokyo Tech MOOC Forum 2017


MOOC madness began in 2012 and five Japanese universities have joined edX since then.

This Forum brings together the edX member universities to share best practices and plans for the future. Please join us for an interactive and engaging afternoon discussion.


Date and time
March 10, 2017 13:30 - 15:30
University and high school faculty/staff/students interested in MOOCs
English and Japanese
Register by February 28th


13:30 - 13:35

Opening Remarks

Professor Akira Matsuzawa (Director, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
13:35 - 14:15

Keynote Lecture

Dr. Grace K. Lyo, Director of Digital Learning Innovations, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Stanford University:
"Stanford University, birthplace of MOOC Mania: where have we been, and where are we going?"
14:15 - 15:25

Panel Discussion

Panelists: edX Japanese Partner Universities

The University of Tokyo (Dr. Toru Fujimoto)
Kyoto University (Associate Professor Hiroyuki Sakai)
Osaka University (Professor Haruo Takemura)
Waseda University (Dr. Hiroki Oura)
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Professor Jeffrey S. Cross)
15:25 - 15:30

Closing Remarks

Dr. Toshio Maruyama (Executive Vice President for Education and International Affairs, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Tokyo Tech MOOC Forum 2017 flyer



Online Education Development Office (OEDO)
Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tel +81-3-5734-3445

This article has been updated to correct the agenda on February 8.

Update : May 17, 2022