Open education practice at the University of Southern Queensland

Udas, Ken and Partridge, Helen and Stagg, Adrian (2016) Open education practice at the University of Southern Queensland. In: Open education: international perspectives in higher education. Open Book Publishers, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pp. 321-341. ISBN 978-1-78374-278-3

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Abstract

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has a strong social justice ethos. Based on this ethos, USQ is seeking to re-position and re-conceptualize itself as a university grounded in the principles of openness and open education. This chapter describes the experiences of USQ as it strives to build a culture of openness and agility and investigates the activities undertaken by USQ including the issues, barriers, challenges and opportunities faced. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the key lessons learnt from USQ’s journey to more fully embrace Open Educational Practice and culture.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
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Additional Information: © K. Udas, H. Partridge and A. Stagg, CC BY 4.0. The text of this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0). This license allows you to share, copy, distribute and transmit the text; to adapt it and to make commercial use of it providing that attribution is made to the authors (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Attribution should include the following information: Patrick Blessinger and TJ Bliss, Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0103
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Division of Academic Services - No Department
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2017 04:38
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 01:14
Uncontrolled Keywords: open educational practice, higher education, case study, Australia
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939903 Equity and Access to Education
Identification Number or DOI: doi:10.11647/OBP.0103.16
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/30172

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