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Radical Solutions and Open Science

An Open Approach to Boost Higher Education

Editors: Burgos, Daniel (Ed.)

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This open access book presents how Open Science is a powerful tool to boost Higher Education. The book introduces the reader into Open Access, Open Technology, Open Data, Open Research results, Open Licensing, Open Accreditation, Open Certification, Open Policy and, of course, Open Educational Resources. It brings all these key topics from major players in the field; experts that present the current state of the art and the forthcoming steps towards a useful and effective implementation.

This book presents radical, transgenic solutions for recurrent and long-standing problems in Higher Education.  Every chapter presents a clear view and a related solution to make Higher Education progress and implement tools and strategies to improve the user’s performance and learning experience. This book is part of a trilogy with companion volumes on Radical Solutions & Learning Analytics and Radical Solutions & eLearning.


About the authors

Prof. Dr. Daniel Burgos works as a Full Professor of Technologies for Education & Communication and Vice-rector for International Research (UNIR Research), at Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR). In addition, he holds the UNESCO Chair on eLearning and the ICDE Chair in Open Educational Resources. He works also as Director of the Research Institute for Innovation & Technology in Education (UNIR iTED).

 

His interests are mainly focused on Educational Technology & Innovation: Adaptive/Personalised and Informal eLearning, Learning Analytics, Social Networks, eGames, and eLearning Specifications. He has published over 130 scientific papers, 15 books and 15 special issues on indexed journals. He is or has been involved in +55 European and Worldwide R&D projects, with a practical implementation approach.

 

He also works as a Professor at An-Najah National University (Palestine), an Assistant Professor at Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL, Colombia), and a Visiting Professor at Coventry University (United Kingdom) and Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE, Ecuador). He has been chair (2016, 2018) and vice-chair (2015, 2017) of the international jury for the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education. He is a consultant for United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), European Commission, European Parliament, Russian Academy of Science and ministries of Education in over a dozen countries. He is an IEEE Senior Member. He holds degrees in Communication (PhD), Computer Science (Dr. Ing), Education (PhD), Anthropology (PhD), Business Administration (DBA) and Artificial Intelligence (MIT, postgraduate).

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Open and Free Access to Education for All

    Pages 1-15

    Weller, Martin

  • Open Science and Radical Solutions for Diversity, Equity and Quality in Research: A Literature Review of Different Research Schools, Philosophies and Frameworks and Their Potential Impact on Science and Education

    Pages 17-37

    Stracke, Christian M.

  • The Ethical Issues of Learning Analytics in Their Historical Context

    Pages 39-55

    Griffiths, Dai

  • A Hidden Dream: Open Educational Resources

    Pages 57-67

    Affouneh, Saida (et al.)

  • Who Benefits from the Public Good? How OER Is Contributing to the Private Appropriation of the Educational Commons

    Pages 69-89

    Amiel, Tel (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Radical Solutions and Open Science
Book Subtitle
An Open Approach to Boost Higher Education
Editors
  • Daniel Burgos
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Educational Technology
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-4276-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-4276-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-4275-6
Series ISSN
2196-4963
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 187
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 14 illustrations in colour
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