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Open education is a collective term to describe institutional practices and programmatic initiatives that broaden access to the learning and training traditionally offered through formal education systems. The qualifier 'open' of open education refers to the elimination of barriers that can preclude both opportunities and recognition for participation in institution-based learning. One aspect of openness in or 'opening up' education is the development and adoption of open educational resources. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Open Education)

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Metadata related to 'open education' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'open education': 4 (0.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'open education' across all Ariadne articles: 34
  • Average number of references to 'open education' per Ariadne article: 8.50
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'open education': 2012-11
  • Trending factor of 'open education': 3011.2 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'open education':

  1. eelco herder (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. mathieu d’aquin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. elisabetta parodi (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. hendrik drachsler (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. stefan dietze (see articles on this topic by this author)

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21st-century Scholarship and Wikipedia

Amber Thomas explores the ways in which emerging research practices and Wikipedia illustrate the changing boundaries of academic work.

November 2012, issue70, feature article

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