Bringing Open Education to the Mainstream

April 25, 2012

Large-scale open education initiatives, like M.I.T.’s OpenCourseWare or Rice University’s Connexions, have the potential to change the landscape of higher education by creating a learning community that spreads beyond the walls of the university, providing students and faculty with free, high-quality resources and materials from diverse sources. Yet with all that promise, wide-scale adoption of open education resources remains slow. What’s the hold-up?

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