This course is a study of the history of theater art and practice from its origins to the modern period, including its roles in non-western cultures. Special attention is . 10 years TU Delft OpenCourseWare () and there is a journal publication opportunity in the open access journal ‘Open Praxis’. is a journal publication opportunity in the open access journal ‘Open At TU Delft OpenCourseWare, we are constantly looking for ways to.

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Open represents freedom, transparency, equity and participation. We cannot in good conscience allow this poverty of educational opportunity to continue when educational provisions are so plentiful, and when their duplication and distribution opencoursdware so little.

Directly linking to content is simple, but leaves educators with no ability to customize the content for their students. With over 20, students from around the world, Delft University of Technology is the oldest and largest university of technology in the Netherlands. Today, while it still costs the university time and money to produce a course, technology has made it such that reproduction costs are almost non-existent. These materials can be accessed by rural farmers in Azerbaijan looking for a better way to get water to their crops.

WB, Electronics and measurement. Minimizing the time required of faculty to create an OCW course increases the likelihood that faculty will choose to participate. And the Center for Open and Sustainable Learning see http: The Open University of the UK see http: Most successful OpenCourseWares have staff dedicated to handling the technical process of converting course content into OCW content.

A fascination for science, design and engineering is the common denominator driving our students and scientists. Educational opportunity is the mechanism by which we fulfill that capacity. These images were originally taken for some other purpose, but because the creator chose a Creative Commons license, they were easily and legally re-used on an OpenCourseWare site.

All the basic knowledge, all the refined physics, all the deep mathematics, everything of beauty in music, in the visual arts, all of literature, all of the video arts of the twentieth century can be given to everybody everywhere at essentially no additional cost beyond the cost it required to make the first copy” Moglen, There are other benefits that come when a university shares their ppencourseware, however. There are several reasons a school, business, or individual would license their material to be used or re-used in an open manner.


The purpose of this project was to build Unix-compatible software and share it freely with anyone. Governments now help with the funding of OCW projects. They recommended freely and openly sharing the materials used to teach courses at MIT. As of Novemberover higher education institutions and affiliated organizations who have committed to begin an OCW website and openly share 10 courses. Support is available as questions arise. The eduCommons software is designed to make implementing and managing an OpenCourseWare project as simple and pain-free as possible.

This license was based on the premise that educational content should be freely developed and shared “in a spirit similar to that of free and open software” Wiley, Has knowledge of sustainable urbanism in general. Connecting Open Education to formal education Accelerating adoption of open education, recognition and rewards for open education adoption, alignment of open education values to institutional mission, accreditation of open education, recognition of learning through open means.

Challenge Join us in our celebration of 10 years OpenCourseWare and share your ideas about openness. Their goal is “to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century” see http: Inthe focus on open science — that is, making scientific knowledge accessible online to all levels of society free of charge — led to the formulation of the open access policy and the creation of a data framework policy in other words, policy for research data management.

The materials produced for OpenCourseWare collections are meant to be used and re-used by self-learners, students, and faculty alike.

Retrieved November 20, from: Thank you very much! Other faculty members can use and re-use their material, building upon the work others have begun.

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Currently, there are over member jurmal and associated organizations around the world see Figure 1. These opencoursewate, and the associated changes in the cost of providing access to education, change distance education’s role from one of classroom alternative to one of social transformer. Published a new master course: At relatively little additional cost, universities can make their content available to millions.

While it still costs a university time and money to produce a course, technology has made reproduction and distribution costs almost non-existent.


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Retrieved November 17, from: Open source software, like eduCommons, can make projects less expensive. Advanced Structural Analysis Course Description Computation of structural deflections for thin-walled structures — continuation. The university wants to be a breeding ground for cutting-edge technological scientific developments to meet the great societal challenges of our age. During the Open Education Week we organize several activities about open and online education.

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Nearly all content coming out of OCWs is licensed under Creative Commons licenses, but as is true with traditional copyright, there is no guarantee that the user will comply with or even understand license requirements. MIT’s original model was to contact publishers to gain permission to openly publish materials.

Twist and warping of shear loaded closed tubes. Retrieved November 28, from: Course Contents Mechatronic system design deals with the design of controlled motion systems by the integration of functional elements from a multitude of disciplines. The Open Education Global Conference is where the juenal meets to discuss how opening education helps achieve universal access, equity, innovation and opportunity in education. Student perspectives Student-led initiatives to advance open education and research, impact of open for students, student perceptions of open education, students opencoursewrae open education leaders.

Other schools’ open educational resource initiatives are seeing a large amount of traffic. This shift has significant implications, and allows distance educators to play an important role in the fulfillment of the promise of the right to universal education.

The role of distance education is shifting. In the past, schools spent resources to produce a course, and then spent additional resources to reproduce the course, and send it to students.

Een nieuw module toegevoegd aan de Delftse Leerlijn voor Scheikunde: These resources will likely take the form of people, time, and possibly technical infrastructure.

A global perspective The Year of Open is a global focus on open processes, systems, and tools, created through collaborative approaches, that enhance our education, businesses, governments, and organisations, organised by the Open Education Consortium.