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Assessment and Recognition of Open Learning

Openness and Education

ISBN: 978-1-78190-684-2, eISBN: 978-1-78190-685-9

ISSN: 2051-2295

Publication date: 19 December 2013

Abstract

Open Courseware, in many ways, was the starting point towards mainstream discussion and adoption of open learning, particularly in higher education. In its first iteration, the concept specifically excluded assessment recognition, and credentialisation, which aims to ‘liberate’ knowledge without shattering the designing, teaching and awarding processes traditional education has relied upon for decades, if not centuries.

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Camilleri, A.F. and Tannhäuser, A.-C. (2013), "Assessment and Recognition of Open Learning", Openness and Education (Advances in Digital Education and Lifelong Learning, Vol. 1), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 85-118. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2051-2295(2013)0000000004

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