Open education: the need for a critical approach

@article{Bayne2015OpenET,
  title={Open education: the need for a critical approach},
  author={Si{\^a}n Bayne and Jeremy Knox and Jen Ross},
  journal={Learning, Media and Technology},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={247 - 250}
}
This special issue is concerned with developing critical approaches to open education: about delving deeper into what we mean when we use this term, how it is recognised and understood, and how the particular claims of open education influence policy and manifest in practice. We hope the work collected here will contribute to the continued development and embedding of this area of educational practice. ‘Openness’ has become a highly charged and politicised term, a movement operating in many… 

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Open education : the need for a critical approach

  • Learning , Media and Technology
  • 2015