This module is based on the results of the SLOOP – Sharing Learning Object in an Open Perspective – project (Leonardo da Vinci Programme 2005,, which has promoted the sharing and the co-operative production of learning digital resources following the model of free/opensource software.

This module will help the participants

  • understand the “open” philosophy/model which has been successfully adopted in the field of software development;
  • identify the state of the art concerning Learning Objects (LO), LO standards and LO repositories;
  • describe the features of a specific model for learning object, called openLO; and
  • discover the opportunities and benefits, for schools and teachers, of a sharing/co-operative approach in LO production.

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