An Open Education Reader

David Wiley, “Open Definitions, Specificity, and Avoiding Bright Lines”

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This brief essay argues explicitly against the idea of a bright line test for “open” in the context of open content.

Key Points

Discussion Question

  1. Should you be more open?
  2. How can you be more open?

Additional Resources

Debian Social Contract (1997). Debian Social Contract, Version 1.0. Retrieved from


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