To understand how the “open” philosophy/model, very common in the field of software development, can be effectively applied to the production of educational content


To become familiar with the concepts basic to the OpenLO model: Learning Object; standards; metadata; open licences


To reflect on the different implementations of the Learning Object concept, and assess the features of the OpenLO model against alternative models


To use a Learning Object Repository and a Learning Object Management System


To be able to enhance elearning courses by using Learning Objects published in a Learning Management System


To reflect on the differences and similarities amongst Web 2.0 digital resource repositories and Learning Object Management Systems, in order to highlight benefits and drawbacks of different approaches


To evaluate the opportunities, for schools and teachers, of a sharing/collaborative approach to Learning Objects production

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