" Instructional systems in which many facets of the learning process are under the control of the learner. It attempts to deliver learning opportunities where, when, and how the learner needs them."
"From my perspective, the only legitimate role for new media and technology in education is to increase our capacity to be generous with one another. Because the more open we are, the better education will be."
David Wiley, " Openness as a Catalyst for an Educational Reformation "
"The open and distance university movement is removing barriers of geography, time and cost while maintaining quality of education. In some countries open and distance education now serves more than one third of the student population and this is growing rapidly."
from: M-2009 World Conference (23rd ICDE World Conference and the 2009 EADTU Annual Conference in Maastricht)
OCW Consortium members shown on the map: • Massachusetts Institute of Technology • Middle East Technical University (Turkey) • Royal Roads University (Canada) • The Open University (United Kingdom) • The Open University of Israel • Tokyo Institute of Technology • Université de Lyon (France) • University of California, Berkeley
http://www.nyu.edu/academics/open-education.html According to OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW) 3 advantages:
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