‘Open’ is fundamental to the construction of a MOOC – in order to facilitate high numbers of learners, they and all their resources must be freely accessible in the online domain – yet if true openness is not achieved, to what extent does this compromise the posthuman potential?
- Woodgate (2013) – A MOOC without Openness… [Chapter five]
- Lane, A. (2013). Case Studies on Institutional Open Approaches: The Open University – JISC.
- Lane, A. and Law, A. (2011). Sharing and reusing rich media: lessons from The Open University, OCWC Global Conference, 2011, 4–6 May, Boston, Massachusetts, http://conference.ocwconsortium.org/index.php/2011/cambridge available at http://oro.open.ac.uk/29199
- McAndrew, P. (2010). “Defining openness: updating the concept of ‘open’ for a connected world,” Journal of Interactive Media in Education available at http://jime.open.ac.uk/jime/issue/view/2010-CALRG
The next and final section brings together the topics covered to contextualize into a focused posthuman summary for further reflection. Once you feel comfortable with all the topics covered to date, please proceed to the final section of the course.