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Introduction

Jones, Ann; Scanlon, Eileen and Ferguson, Rebecca (2019). Introduction. In: Ferguson, Rebecca; Jones, Ann and Scanlon, Eileen eds. Educational Visions: Lessons from 40 years of innovation. London: Ubiquity Press, pp. 1–12.

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Abstract

This chapter forms the introduction to the book, “Educational Visions” and describes the nature of the book. It presents the four principles or visions which inform the work of the Computers and Learning research group (CALRG) and are reflected in this book, and then provides the context with a discussion of the innovative nature of the early Open University. The CALRG is then described briefly before the introduction of a further framework used in the book to analyse the factors that make educational innovations successful, the Beyond Prototypes model. The last section describes the organisation and contents of the rest of the book.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 1-911529-82-X, 978-1-911529-82-8
Keywords: Educational technology; Beyond Prototypes; Computers and Learning Research group; CALRG; CALRG visions; Education; Computing; Psychology; Education Technology; Open University
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 68948
Depositing User: Ann Jones
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2020 09:55
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2020 19:04
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/68948
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