20 février 2020

Reducing Friction and Expanding Participation in the Continuous Improvement of OER

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web.Reducing Friction and Expanding Participation in the Continuous Improvement of OER
David Wiley, iterating toward openness, 2020/01/31
David Wiley writes (correctly) that when people find it hard to participate, they don't participate. So, for example, many improvements to open educational resources (OER) never get made, because they're too hard to suggest. So he describes a process where "There’s a new button at the bottom of every page of content. It says 'Improve this page.' When a student or teacher or other user from the public web clicks the button, they’re linked directly to a Google Doc which includes all the content from the page. The Google doc is shared publicly and has Track Changes turned on. So you can just begin typing or commenting immediately." Right. This is good. I've been using Google Docs to write papers recently, sharing my work as I go. More...

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