Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science
by Rajiv S. Jhangiani, Robert Biswas-Diener
Publisher: Ubiquity Press 2017
Number of pages: 304
Affordable education. Transparent science. Accessible scholarship. These ideals are slowly becoming a reality thanks to the open education, open science, and open access movements. Running separate - if parallel - courses, they all share a philosophy of equity, progress, and justice. This book shares the stories, motives, insights, and practical tips from global leaders in the open movement.
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