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Open Education

Scope Note: 
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 -- it may include such characteristics as vertical grouping, cross-age teaching, independent study, individualized rates of progression, open plan schools, and unstructured time and curriculum
Category: Curriculum Organization
Broader Terms
Education
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Open Schools
Related Terms
Discovery Learning
Experimental Schools
Free Schools
Humanistic Education
Humanization
Independent Study
Learning Centers (Classroom)
Nongraded Instructional Grouping
Nontraditional Education
Open Plan Schools
Personal Autonomy
Progressive Education
Self Contained Classrooms
Self Directed Groups
Student Centered Curriculum
Added to ERIC: 1/7/1972