Open Education Practices: A User Guide for Organisations
by Leigh Blackall
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
This user guide is for educational organizations interested in developing open education practices using popular social media. It is based on an analysis of the Otago Polytechnic experience 2006-2009, where a small group of teachers used social media to develop open education practices. Recommendations are made for further work and investigation based on Otago's experiences.
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