Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
Although this class started in January and ends in a couple of weeks, all the course materials are available to anyone with internet access. (Ning will not allow this event to show the January start date).
Open education builds upon the best traditions of educational innovation and the open source movement. It is a field that foresees remarkable transformations in institutions and teaching and learning at all levels. This course explores innovations in open education from a variety of perspectives. It examines the various dimensions of open education from traditional to contemporary. It explores the micro impacts impacts at the course, curriculum, and program levels as well as the macro impacts, those at the university and national educational policy levels. Finally, the course examines the remarkable transformative potential of open education on individuals and institutions.
See http://sharing-nicely.net/2011/04/hacking-certification/ for more text and slides on this topic.
Event photo CC BY Guttorm Flatabø http://www.flickr.com/photos/dittaeva/3657276744/sizes/m/in/photostream/