Authors:Toru Iiyoshi, M. S. Vijay Kumar, John Seely Brow,
Publisher: The MIT Pre
Keywords: open, education, content, knowledge, technology, advancement, collective, opening
Number of Pages: 500
Published: 2008-09-19
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0262033712
ISBN-13: 9780262033718

Given the abundance of open education initiatives that aim to make educational assets freely available online, the time seems ripe to explore the potential of open education to transform the economics and ecology of education. Despite the diversity of tools and resources already availablefrom well-packaged course materials to simple games, for students, self-learners, faculty, and educational institutionswe have yet to take full advantage of shared knowledge about how these are being used, what local innovations are emerging, and how to learn from and build on the experiences of others. Open

Author: Henrik Ingo
Publisher: Lulu.com
Keywords: open, source, life, philosophy
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2006-08-28
List price: $29.50
ISBN-10: 1847286119
ISBN-13: 9781847286116

The hot topics in information technology right now are Linux and Open Source. But what does Open Source offer those, who may not see their computer as a matter of life and death? Open Life: The Philosophy of Open Source spotlights the people, businesses, values and practices of the Open Source world. Divided into four parts, Open Life starts rather philosophically by comparing the concepts of openness and mean-spiritedness highlighting the latter’s devious impact on our life. Part Two explores the Open Source culture from the time Linus Torvalds began writing code for his new operating s

Author: Jenny Block
Publisher: Seal Press
Keywords: open, marriage, life, sex, love
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2009-02-10
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 1580052754
ISBN-13: 9781580052757

Finally, a book about open marriage that grapples with the problems surrounding monogamy and fidelity in an honest, heartfelt, and non-fringe manner. Jenny Block is your average girl next door, a suburban wife and mother for whom married life never felt quite right. While many books on this topic presuppose that the reader is ready to embrace an ?alternative lifestyle, Block operates from the assumption that most couples who are curious about or engaged in open marriages are in fact more like her ? normal people who question whether monogamy is right for them; good people who love their spous

Author: Thomas Keating
Publisher: Continuum
Keywords: open, gospel, dimension, heart, mind, contemplative
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 2006-12-30
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0826418899
ISBN-13: 9780826418890

This is the 20th anniversary edition of Continuum’s best-selling spiritual classic, which has sold over half a million in the English language and has appeared in 10 foreign-language editions (Croatian, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesia, Italian, Korean, Polish, and Portuguese). The new edition consists of a substantial new preface, an expanded glossary, some changes in terminology, and a reordering of several chapters.

Author: Thomas Keating
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Grou
Keywords: open, gospel, dimension, heart, mind, contemplative
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2002-07-01
List price: $21.95
ISBN-10: 0826414206
ISBN-13: 9780826414205

First published in 1986 and in print--and immensely popular--ever since, Open Mind, Open Heart, by the Trappist Monk Thomas Keating, remains one of the best introductions to a specifically Christian form of meditation. Father Keating gives the reader an overview of what contemplative prayer both is and isn’t; he discusses the history of contemplative prayer in the Christian tradition and then explores step by step the process of Centering Prayer, briefly exploring its origins in the ancient church and then demonstrating its use as "a sign of one’s intention" to surrender to God. Ea

Author: Richard Freeman
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: open, series, learning, systems, managing, flexible
Number of Pages: 169
Published: 1997-07-31
List price: $71.95
ISBN-10: 0749420561
ISBN-13: 9780749420567

The author of this text concentrates on the management and support systems needed in open and distance learning, to help the reader decide whether an open learning system is appropriate for their given situation.

Authors:Marleen Wynants, Jan Corneli,
Publisher: ASP-VUB Pre
Keywords: open, free, source, software, crosstalks, inspired, scenarios, future, economic, social, cultural
Number of Pages: 534
Published: 2008-04-01
List price: $38.00
ISBN-10: 9054873787
ISBN-13: 9789054873785

With the rise of the internet and the growing concern over intellectual property, this study provides an open, constructive platform for a wide range of lawyers, artists, journalists, and activists to discuss their views on the future of free and open-source software. By exchanging both complementary and conflicting opinions, the contributors look ahead to the evolution, prospects, and issues of sharing knowledge and ideas through technology.
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