The limits of openness

Dissemination, acceptance and use of Open Educational Resources at vocational schools

Coverbild: BWP 3/2020
Ausgabe/Jahr (Jahrgang) 3/2020 (49)
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The idea of making knowledge publicly available is gaining in popularity. Examples include providing Open Access to academic research contents, adopting an Open Source approach to codes for computer programmes and using the concept of Open Science to release research data and study results. However, how much willingness is there to share teaching/learning materials in the form of Open Educational Resources (OER)? This article presents the initial results from a survey of vocational schools.