[discuss] Open access to learning materials...Ontario Elearning is NOT!

In fact, to demonstrate just how out of touch the Ontario Ministry of
Education elearning "initiative" (lockin/restriction of learning
materials) is out of step with the rest of the world, take a look at
these sample articles about opening up free online education by a
variety of institutions:

http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/797136/2007_will_be_more_open/index.html?source=r_technology

http://www.jhu.edu/~gazette/2007/29jan07/29mill.html

I would hope that everyone would give their representative
MPs/MPPs/educators/bureaucrats an earful about the restriction of
publicly financed learning materials, etc.

> Just a quick addendum. If you'd like to see where I think many
> Ministers of Education could learn something, check out a true world
> leader:
> MIT
>
> They provide all of their course materials online...free of
> charge...without passwords and/or registration, etc.
>
> http://ocw.mit.edu
>
>
> --
> * May the Source be with you...;-) *
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