What is open-source learning?

02/14/2013 | KQED.org

A high-school English teacher in California has adopted open-source learning -- described as a new take on "inquiry learning or passion-based learning." David Preston, who teaches Advanced Placement English and Composition courses, uses blogging, videoconferencing and collaborative working groups as part of instruction. Students also are free to select a "big question" of their own to answer as part of a research project.

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