Read the article Open Source Content in Education: Part 2 - Developing, sharing, expanding resources.
Blog Post: Reflect
on how the concept of Open Source content is compatible with
educational philosophies such as the concept of the democratization of
knowledge and development of an educated population.
Post responding comments to two new colleagues' blog posts.
"The climate in education
and society is changing - some changes are positive, others are negative.
All, however, are impacting the function and role of public education."
I have been very hesitant to embrace the "Internet" model and the concept of Open Source content. As a dance teacher I am physically engaged with my students 5 period a day. Through open source content I will be able to have my students be able to take a class from a dance instructor across the globe.
"Preservation of openness and sharing (at an educational level)
is critical for the creation of a culture that values innovation, progress,
experimentation, and development."