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Title: The Need to Change Education towards Open Learning
Authors: Stracke, Christian M.
Keywords: Educational Change
Open Learning
Open Education
Learning quality
Learning innovations
Learning history
Quality development
School education
Lifelong learning
Digital age
Issue Date: 16-Dec-2015
Citation: Stracke, C. M. (2015). The Need to Change Education towards Open Learning. In C. M. Stracke & T. Shamarina-Heidenreich (Eds.), The Need for Change in Education: Openness as Default? (pp. 11-23). Berlin, Germany: Logos. Retrieved from:
Abstract: The need to change education is discussed and Open Learning Concept is presented and adapted for improving school education. Open Learning aims at the balance between learning innovation and quality for modernizing learning, education and training. Learning innovation and learning quality are very often addressed separately and solely. But in fact they are interdependent and have to be reflected both for achieving the best learning quality: This article discusses how to achieve the best appropriate learning quality as the core objective in learning, education and training. Only their mix can ensure to meet the learners' needs and to provide the best and appropriate learning opportunities and learning quality: The presented Open Learning concept aims at modernizing and opening up education for fitting to the given situation and for a long-term and sustainable improvement across all sectors in learning, education and training, all communities, educational and training systems and societies in Europe and worldwide.
ISBN: 978-3-8325-3960-3
Appears in Collections:1. TELI Publications, books and conference papers

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