EEL426 Adoption of Open Educational Practices (4)

Online learning environments provide an unprecedented opportunity to increase student access to higher education. Although online learning has seen rapid growth in recent years, open education remains a relatively small percentage of the entire online offering today. Open educational resources hold the potential to reconfigure policy, course development, teaching/learning delivery, and accreditation. However, accomplishing this much-needed goal of greater access requires active participation and cooperation among governments, corporations and educational institutions from a broad spectrum of institutional settings.

This subject offers a detailed overview of the development of openness in education, current trends including creative commons licensing, IP addresses and technological developments, as well as future directions. 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 benefit their own professional contexts.

 

Subject availability
Session 3 (90)
Online
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Education
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to define and apply how open education could be used within their educational context;
  • be able to evaluate how trends have influenced education and governments around the world comparing the factors that have affected change; and
  • be able to design, create and evaluate an open learning environment for their own practical application.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Module 1: The development of openess in education
  • Module 2: Current trends and developments in open education
  • Module 3: Future of open education and resources
Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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