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Name: Introduction - Rob Abel
ID: m19772
Language: English (en)
Summary: An introduction to the post Open Source and Open Standards by Rob Abel who will relay a few thoughts on the relationship between open source software that supports teaching and learning and open standards for data and application interoperability in the same space.
Subject: Social Sciences
Keywords: higher education, Open Educational Resources (OER), Open Source Software (OSS), OSS and OER in Education Series, Rob Abel
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Ken Udas (
Copyright Holders: Ken Udas (
Maintainers: Ken Udas (, Cecelia Merkel (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Feb 25, 2009 1:42 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Mar 8, 2009 6:28 am +0000


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Version: 1.2 Mar 8, 2009 6:28 am +0000 by Cecelia Merkel
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Version: 1.1 Feb 26, 2009 3:17 am +0000 by Cecelia Merkel
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