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Name: The Reusability Paradox
ID: m11898
Language: English (en)
Summary: A content module's stand-alone pedagogical effectiveness is inversely proportional to its reusability.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: learning objects, reusability, instructional design
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: David Wiley (david.wiley@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: David Wiley (david.wiley@gmail.com)
Maintainers: David Wiley (david.wiley@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.18 (history)
First publication date: Apr 18, 2004 10:05 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 20, 2004 7:53 am -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.19 May 24, 2013 11:40 am -0500 by David Wiley
Changes:
Clarified circumstances under which the paradox can be resolved.

Version: 1.18 Apr 20, 2004 7:53 am -0500 by David Wiley Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
Removed bogus links.

Version: 1.17 Apr 19, 2004 10:37 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Another bogus OLS test link

Version: 1.16 Apr 19, 2004 10:18 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Test link for dynamic OLS integration

Version: 1.15 Apr 19, 2004 1:03 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Language change.

Version: 1.14 Apr 19, 2004 1:00 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added figure.

Version: 1.13 Apr 19, 2004 12:21 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Updated link text

Version: 1.12 Apr 19, 2004 12:17 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added OLS discussion forum.

Version: 1.11 Apr 19, 2004 8:21 am -0500 by David Wiley
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Added objectives.

Version: 1.10 Apr 18, 2004 11:03 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added objectives.

Version: 1.9 Apr 18, 2004 11:01 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Tried to add an objective.

Version: 1.8 Apr 18, 2004 10:58 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Tried to add objectives.

Version: 1.7 Apr 18, 2004 10:55 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added objectives.

Version: 1.6 Apr 18, 2004 10:55 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added objectives.

Version: 1.5 Apr 18, 2004 10:53 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added objectives.

Version: 1.4 Apr 18, 2004 10:51 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added objectives.

Version: 1.3 Apr 18, 2004 10:48 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Added objectives.

Version: 1.2 Apr 18, 2004 10:40 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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Increased link strength for supplemental link.

Version: 1.1 Apr 18, 2004 10:39 pm -0500 by David Wiley
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This is the first version of this module.

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American Medical Assocation (AMA) Manual of Style:

Wiley D. The Reusability Paradox [OpenStax-CNX Web site]. April 20, 2004. Available at: http://cnx.org/content/m11898/1.18/.

American Psychological Assocation (APA) Publication Manual:

Wiley, D. (2004, April 20). The Reusability Paradox. Retrieved from the OpenStax-CNX Web site: http://cnx.org/content/m11898/1.18/

Chicago Manual of Style (Bibliography):

Wiley, David. "The Reusability Paradox." OpenStax-CNX. April 20, 2004. http://cnx.org/content/m11898/1.18/.

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Wiley, David. The Reusability Paradox. OpenStax-CNX. 20 Apr. 2004 <http://cnx.org/content/m11898/1.18/>.