EEL426 Adoption of Open Educational Practices (4)

This subject offers a detailed overview of the development, current trends (including commons licensing, internet protocol addresses and technological developments) and future directions of openness in education. Through a series of online discussions, desk research and interactive presentations, educators, managers and trainers from all sectors will be able to understand the benefits of open education and harness it to positively impact upon professional contexts. The subject provides opportunities for students to consider how open educational resources hold potential to reconfigure policy, course development, teaching/learning delivery, and accreditation.


Session 1 (30)
Albury-Wodonga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EEL426. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Education

Enrolment Restrictions

Students must enrol in and complete both EEL423 and EEL426 within the same session.

Assumed Knowledge


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse how open education could be used within their educational context;
  • be able to evaluate how open education trends have influenced education and governments around the world; and
  • be able to design, create and evaluate an open learning environment for their own practical application.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The development of open education
  • Current trends in open education
  • Future of open education and resources

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: October 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.