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 …

Open class models

There are several narratives to consider in looking at how the Coventry open media classes developed and have since been adapted. These include the stories of managers, teachers, registered students, open students and open professionals and interested amateurs. This study aims to bring those narratives together into a coherent story.  A range of people were involved in establishing and supporting …