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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/5243
Title: Opening Education Beyond the Property Relation: From Commons to Communism
Autor: University of Utopia
Issue Date: 15-Sep-2010
Editorial: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Open University of the Netherlands
Brigham Young University
Type: Conferencia
Abstract: Open Education, and specifically the OER movement, seeks to provide universal access to knowledge, undermining the historical enclosure and the increasing privatisation of the public education system. In this paper we examine this aspiration by submitting the implicit theoretical assumptions of Open Education to the test of critical political economy. We acknowledge the Open Education movement's revolutionary potential but outline the inherent limitations of its current focus on the commons (property relations) rather than the social relations of capitalist production (wage work, the company) and because of this, argue that it will only achieve limited, rather than revolutionary, impact.
Language: eng
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/5243
Appears in Collections:Open Ed Conference 2010 (Barcelona, 2-4 November 2010)


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