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The four ‘R’s of openness and ALMS analysis: Frameworks for open educational resources
Hilton, John · Wiley, David · Stein, Jared · Johnson, Aaron

PublishedJanuary 2010
JournalOpen Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning
Volume 25, Issue 1, Pages 37-44

ABSTRACT
A significant movement in education concerns the use of open educational resources. By ‘open’ it is generally meant that the resource is available at no cost to others for adaptation and reuse in different contexts. However, ‘open’ is not a simple dichotomy; rather, there is a continuum of openness. We discuss four separate aspects of reuse and demonstrate how these describe different levels of openness. We discuss how the licensing and technical aspects of open educational resources affect the relative openness of an open educational resource. Implications for those creating open educational resources are discussed.

Keywords open education · Open Educational Resources

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RightsCopyright © 2017 Informa UK Limited
DOI10.1080/02680510903482132
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