Integration of Open Practices

OER made by Community. Connecting Practices in Open Online Projects

Jöran Muuß-Merholz, Friederike Siller and Matthias Andrasch

Transferstelle fuer OER, University of Technology, Arts, Sciences

The most valuable Open Educational Resource is yet to be discovered – the learners!
Open online learning have an immense chance for the development of OER among its learners by bringing practitioners from the field together with students and academia. Therefore MOOCs have to value the diversity of its learners and help learners to develop digital literacies and connecting practices online. It is an interesting fact that participants of a MOOC hardly know each other in person. Still, the network offered to subjects in a MOOC can be a very exclusive starting point to match a person’s interest with that of others. That’s a strong anchor for learning in a global world eager to find connections to each other – in formal and non-formal ways. Thereby, the authors want to contribute to the MOOC debate by shaping and bringing forward the theoretical, empirical and practical groundwork on connecting constructivist learning to open learning.

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OER made by Community. Connecting Practices in Open Online Projects from Open Education Consortium