Topic 5

Topic 5: Reflection

During topic 5, I was able to become familiar on an ongoing argument about Open Access that I was previously ignorant to. Open Access means that all information is free to all and easily accessible. After researching into the pros and cons I analysed them from the different viewpoints of the authors, publishers, individual, students… Continue reading Topic 5: Reflection

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Topic 5

Open Access: A Blessing or a Curse?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=L5rVH1KGBCY In the upcoming years 90% of online content is predicted to be held behind paywalls (TheDrumNews) and the idea has left the internet divided. Do we want this? PROS Students can only learn from the sources available. Khan Academy showcases the benefits of changing the education system by making content available online for students… Continue reading Open Access: A Blessing or a Curse?