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Open Education. International Perspectives in Higher Education

Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education
Edited by Patrick Blessinger and TJ Buss 
New edition [online]. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2016. 
ISBN 978-2-821-88398-7
Open Education provides a great mix of research and authentic application of "open" in éducation which is global in perspective. The contributions provide insightful evidence that open education as an ecosystem is on the tipping point of crossing the chasm from sharing to learn to learning to share. This book is a must-read for those who care about more sustainable education futures showing that open is a viable pathway to realising education as a fundamental human right. — Wayne Mackintosh, Founding Director of the OER Foundation and the OER Universitas In a time of openness vs closure, collaboration vs competition, elitism vs democratisation, this volume presents a range of perspectives that make a strong case for open education in both the developed and developing worlds. A recommended read for all those interested in transforming higher education. 

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