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Why openess in education?
Wiley, David A. and Green, Cable

PublishedFebruary 2012
SeriesGame changers: Education and information technologies
Chapter 6, Pages 81-89
PublisherEDUCAUSE Publications
EditorOblinger, Diana. G.

ABSTRACT
In this chapter, we explore a number of ways openness affects the practices of teaching and learning and the motivations behind supporters of these emergent practices. We discuss the three principal influences of openness on education: open educational resources, open access, and open teaching.

Keywords higher education · MOOC · open access · open teaching · textbooks

Languageeng
ISSN978-1-933046-00-6
RightsCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
URLhttps://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub72036.pdf
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