Different Goals, Different Strategies

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-11-07


"I think Michael Feldstein is directionally correct in his analysis of what has been happening to “open education” for the past several years. Without wading into the labeling fray (are we a movement? a coalition? a community? a field? a discipline?) I’d like to add a bit of my own perspective. Where Michael sees three groups with different goals, I see four groups who are trying to use OER to solve closely related – but ultimately very different – problems:

  1. The negative impact on access to education caused by the high price of traditional learning materials
  2. The negative impact on student success caused by limitations in the traditional publishing model
  3. The negative impact on pedagogy caused by copyright-related constraints inherent in traditional learning materials
  4. The negative impact on students caused by a wide range of behaviors related to the business models of traditional publishers...."



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Date tagged:

11/07/2019, 09:27

Date published:

11/07/2019, 04:31