ERIC Number: EJ792131
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: N/A
OOPS! A Miracle Created by Confucius
Chang, Agnes; Chu, Lucifer
Educational Technology, v47 n6 p32-34 Nov-Dec 2007
The story is told of the conception and creation of OOPS (Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System), which is a massive, worldwide volunteer project that translates OER into Mandarin. The founder and leader, Lucifer Chu, describes how the project grew from his own solo translation work to over 2,400 volunteers in 22 countries. In 2005 and 2006 alone, over three million people had used OOPS with around 10,000 people visiting the Website on a daily basis. Sustainability issues are outlined. Highlights are given by some OOPS participants.
Descriptors: Mandarin Chinese, Internet, Courseware, Volunteers, Participation, Translation, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Taiwan