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Does it make me a little weird…

Posted in Uncategorized by scarsonmsm on March 14, 2007

…that I weep at the sight of actual data about OER and how they are viewed and used? A survey of Japanese attitudes toward OpenCourseWares in Japan from goo Research via What Japan Thinks. A personal favorite:

Q9: What should be the scope of the universities that open up their lecture materials? (Sample size=1,050)
• Just well-known public and private universities 17.2%
• As many public universities as possible 14.2%
• As many private universities as possible 3.4%
• As many public and private universities as possible 64.8%
Other 0.4%

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  1. […] Steve Carson writes about a recent survey of Japanese attitudes toward open education projects at universities (like OCWs). I have to agree with his selection of a favorite bit from the survey: Q9: What should be the scope of the universities that open up their lecture materials? (Sample size=1,050) […]


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