Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science

Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781911529002
Publisher: Ubiquity Press
Publication date: 03/27/2017
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

University Teaching Fellow in Open Studies and a Psychology Instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Canada), the Senior Open Education Advocacy & Research Fellow with BCcampus, and a Faculty Workshop Facilitator with the Open Textbook Network

Psychologist and senior editor at Noba, an open education publisher.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction; 1. Introduction to Open (Robert Biswas-Diener and Rajiv S. Jhangiani); 2. A Brief History of Open Educational Resources (T. J. Bliss and M. Smith); 3. Open Licensing and Open Education Licensing Policy (Cable Green); 4. Openness and the Transformation of Education and Schooling (William G. Huitt and David M. Monetti); 5. What Can OER Do for Me? Evaluating the Claims for OER (Martin Weller, Beatriz de los Arcos, Rob Farrow, Rebecca Pitt and Patrick McAndrew); 6. Are OE Resources High Quality? (Regan A. R. Gurung); Part II: Open Practices; 7. Opening Science (Brian A. Nosek); 8. Open Course Development at the OERu (Wayne Mackintosh); 9. From OER to Open Pedagogy: Harnessing the Power of Open (Robin DeRosa and Scott Robinson); 10. Opening Up Higher Education with Screencasts (David B. Miller and Addison Zhao); 11. Librarians in the Pursuit of Open Practices (Quill West); 12. A Library Viewpoint: Exploring Open Educational Practices (Anita Walz); 13. How to Open an Academic Department (Farhad Dastur); Part III: Case Studies; 14. The International Journal of Wellbeing: An Open Access Success Story (Dan Weijers and Aaron Jarden); 15. Iterating Toward Openness: Lessons Learned on a Personal Journey (David Wiley); 16. Open-Source for Educational Materials Making Textbooks Cheaper and Better (Ed Diener, Carol Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener); 17. Free is Not Enough (Richard Baraniuk, Nicole Finkbeiner, David Harris, Dani Nicholson and Daniel Williamson); 18. The BC Open Textbook Project (Mary Burgess); 19. Sharing to Improve the Teaching of Research Methods (David B. Strohmetz, Natalie J. Ciarocco and Gary W. Lewandowski, Jr.); 20. DIY Open Pedagogy: Freely Sharing Teaching Resources in Psychology (Jessica Hartnett); Part IV: Conclusion; 21.You Can’t Sell Free, and Other OER Problems (Robert Biswas-Diener); 22. Open as Default: The Future of Education and Scholarship (Rajiv S. Jhangiani)

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