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I was feeling like a megatrend today…

Posted in media, MIT OpenCourseWare, open education, Open Educational Resources, OpenCourseWare by scarsonmsm on February 2, 2012

from “New Media Consortium Names 10 Top ‘Metatrends’ Shaping Educational Technology By Nick DeSantis:

5. Openness — concepts like open content, open data, and open resources, along with notions of transparency and easy access to data and information — is moving from a trend to a value for much of the world. As authoritative sources lose their importance, there is need for more curation and other forms of validation to generate meaning in information and media.

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