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Title: When the mummy is digital : preservation and dissemination
Author: Minguillón, Julià  
Others: Open Ed (7th : 2010 : Barcelona)
Keywords: open educational resources
digital repositories
social networks
learning process
virtual learning environments
Issue Date: 15-Sep-2010
Publisher: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Open University of the Netherlands
Brigham Young University
Citation: Minguillón, Julià (2010). When the mummy is digital: preservation and dissemination. In Open Ed 2010 Proceedings. Barcelona: UOC, OU, BYU. [Accessed: dd/mm/yy]. <>
Abstract: Most educational institutions include nowadays a digital repository as part of their development and positioning strategy. The main goals of a digital repository are preservation and dissemination, which are some how contradictory, especially if the repository follows an open approach, as it is designed, built and managed from an institutional perspective, although it is intended to be used by teachers and learners. This fact may lead to a low level of usage, as final users are not able to integrate the learning object repository into their learning process. In this paper we will discuss how to promote open educational resources by connecting open repositories with open social networks, bridging the gap between resources and final users (teachers and learners).
Language: English
Appears in Collections:Open Ed Conference 2010 (Barcelona, 2-4 novembre 2010)

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