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The openness-creativity cycle in education: a perpsective

Weller, Martin (2012). The openness-creativity cycle in education: a perpsective. Journal of Interactive Media in Education

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The nature of openness in education has transformed from just relating to open access to encompass a wide range of interpretations. This paper explores the concept of an ‘open scholar’ whose practice is shaped by digital and networked technologies. It is argued that openness represents an effective working method in this environment, and that creativity plays a key role in realising this. The relationship between creativity and open educational resources is outlined to demonstrate that there is a positive feedback loop between the two processes.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: The Author
ISSN: 1365-893X
Extra Information: 2012: JIME Special Issue on Open Educational Resoures. A special issue on OERs edited by Alannah Fitzgerald and Ester Ehiyazaryan
Keywords: open education; open access; creativity; reciprocity; digital scholarship
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 33296
Depositing User: Martin Weller
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2012 15:48
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2018 02:09
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