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Open Education

Scope Note: 
An approach to teaching and learning focused on giving all students access to high-quality educational opportunities and resources that can be shared and reused. May also be used to describe an approach to teaching and learning emphasizing the student's right to make decisions and that views the teacher as facilitator of learning rather than as transmitter of knowledge.
Category: Curriculum Organization
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Open Learning
Open Schools
Related Terms
Discovery Learning
Experimental Schools
Free Schools
Humanistic Education
Independent Study
Learning Centers (Classroom)
Nongraded Instructional Grouping
Nontraditional Education
Open Educational Resources
Open Plan Schools
Personal Autonomy
Progressive Education
Self Contained Classrooms
Self Directed Groups
Student Centered Curriculum
Added to ERIC: 1/7/1972