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Open Educational Resources: Smart policy

By staff and wire services reports
October 21st, 2013

Education faces many challenges today, and those challenges are growing, InformationWeek reports. While there is unprecedented demand for education, the constraints of cost, quality and access sometimes seem insurmountable. At a time when we need to deliver better and more accessible learning opportunities, budgets are being cut severely. But what if there were a way to provide high quality education to everyone in the world at a marginal cost of near zero?  It may sound fanciful, but this opportunity exists. By using 21st century technical and licensing tools to make educational content freely available, everyone everywhere could affordably access the high quality educational resources they want…

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