Institutional support

What kinds of institutional support, departmental structures, strategies, policies and processes can support open education models? Coventry open media classes developed incrementally, an approach which did not, therefore, require wholesale institutional buy-in in the early stages but allowed the team to test things out and take smaller risks.  The Department’s Open Media Policy underpinned the developments and innovations as it …

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Critical factors

What critical factors led to the development of the open classes? One of the most challenging issues for funders of innovation in education is how transferable the resulting innovations are to the wider sector, so it can be useful to identify which critical factors enable specific innovations, with a view to seeing if these can be replicated or are appropriate …