Introduction to Openness in Education. Openness. Tearing sharing to pieces: why openness is about more than sharing. Sharing is useful, right?
Motherhood and apple pie, surely? The stampede of sacred cows being ruthlessly sacrificed in this extraordinary video bonfire of academic vanities lends it an intoxicating but perhaps far too beefy aroma for some Just sharing (i.e., merely making things easily accessible to others) rarely meets any expectation of resulting improvement. Unless you add hearty dollops of engagement and contextualisation, ‘just sharing (in this case such things as) educational materials’ is a self-deluding token gesture, a recipe for low takeup and questionable outcomes’.