Open Academia - A Philosophy Of Open Practice

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A visual introduction to a philosophy of open academia.

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  1. 35. Could you please teach “ Motivation and Emotion” next semester? Yes, I'll be happy to teach that unit – it sounds really interesting.
  2. 37. Despite over 100 years of modern psychology a textbook search reveals a limited range of expensive, copyright-restricted North American books.
  3. 38. Textbook prices have outpaced inflation 2-to-1 in the past two decades (2005 report by the USA Government Accountability Office) http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2008-07-09-open-textbooks_N.htm
  4. 40. How about we develop free and open textbooks to help break the cycle of closed and restricted knowledge development. Students and colleagues can be co-authors.

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