Opening Education

@article{Smith2009OpeningE,
  title={Opening Education},
  author={Marshall S. Smith},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={323},
  pages={89 - 93}
}
Spurred by the publication of Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpenCourseWare in 2002, the open educational resources (OER) movement, which has rapidly expanded and captured the imagination and energy of millions of creators and users throughout the world, now faces many opportunities and substantial challenges as it moves to become an integral part of the world's educational environment. The confluence of the Web and a spirit of sharing intellectual property have fueled a worldwide… 
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