Open Education

International Perspectives in Higher Education

by Patrick Blessinger, TJ Bliss

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Book Description

This insightful collection of essays explores the ways in which open education can democratise access to education for all. It is a rich resource that offers both research and case studies to relate the application of open technologies and approaches in education settings around the world.

Global in perspective, this book argues strongly for the value of open education in both the developed and developing worlds. Through a mixture of theoretical and practical approaches, it demonstrates that open education promotes ideals of inclusion, diversity, and social justice to achieve the vision of education as a fundamental human right.

A must-read for practitioners, policy-makers, scholars and students in the field of education.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Open Education ebook for free in PDF format (3.6 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Introduction to Open Education: Towards a Human Rights Theory
 
Chapter 2
Emancipation through Open Education: Rhetoric or Reality?
 
Chapter 3
Technology Strategies for Open Educational Resource Dissemination
 
Chapter 4
Identifying Categories of Open Educational Resource Users
 
Chapter 5
Situated Learning in Open Communities: The TED Open Translation Project
 
Chapter 6
Educational Policy and Open Educational Practice in Australian Higher Education
 
Chapter 7
The Identified Informal Learner: Recognizing Assessed Learning in the Open
 
Chapter 8
Transformation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education towards Open Learning Arenas: A Question of Quality
 
Chapter 9
Three Approaches to Open Textbook Development
 
Chapter 10
What Does It Mean to Open Education? Perspectives on Using Open Educational Resources at a US Public University
 
Chapter 11
Expanding Access to Science Field-Based Research Techniques for Students at a Distance through Open Educational Resources
 
Chapter 12
A Practitioner's Guide to Open Educational Resources: A Case Study
 
Chapter 13
Open Assessment Resources for Deeper Learning
 
Chapter 14
Promoting Open Science and Research in Higher Education: A Finnish Perspective
 
Chapter 15
Credentials for Open Learning: Scalability and Validity
 
Chapter 16
Open Education Practice at the University of Southern Queensland
 

Book Details

Publisher
Open Book Publishers
Published
2016
Pages
381
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781783742783
ISBN10
178374278X
ISBN13 Digital
9781783742806
ISBN10 Digital
1783742801
PDF Size
3.6 MB
License
CC BY

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