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Open Educational Resources conversations in cyberspace
D'Antoni, Susan and Savage, Catriona

Published2009
PeriodicalPages 1-172
PublisherUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

ABSTRACT
Education systems today face two major challenges: expanding the reach of education and improving its quality. Traditional solutions will not suffice, especially in the context of today's knowledge-intensive societies. The Open Educational Resources movement offers one solution for extending the reach of education and expanding learning opportunities. The goal of the movement is to equalize access to knowledge worldwide through openly and freely available online high-quality content. Over the course of two years, the international community came together in a series of online discussion forums to discuss the concept of Open Educational Resources and its potential. This publication makes the background papers and reports from those discussions available in print.--Publisher's description.

Keywords web 2.0 · wiki · forums · collaboration · World Wide Web · open education · Open Educational Resources · community

Published atParis
Languageeng
ISBN9789231040856
Rights©2009
URLhttp://publishing.unesco.org/details.aspx?Code_Livre=4671
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