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OpenMed: opening up Higher Education through Europe-Mediterranean cooperation.


Abstract


The OpenMed project aims to foster the adoption of open education strategies in the South Mediterranean region as a means to support equal and democratic access to higher education, with particular attention to disadvantaged groups.


Keywords

Open education; OER; Europe-Mediterranean cooperation; Social inclusion; Higher Education; Migrants; Refugees; Migrant emergency; Educational technology.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17471/2499-4324/859

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European Universities Association (2016). Refugees Welcome Map. Retrieved from http://www.eua.be/activities-services/eua-campaigns/refugees-welcome-map

Kortemeyer, G. (2013). Ten Years Later: Why Open Educational Resources Have Not Noticeably Affected Higher Education, and Why We Should Care. EDUCAUSE Review. Retrieved from http://er.educause.edu/articles/2013/2/ten-years-later-why-open-educational-resources-have-not-noticeably-affected-higher-education-and-why-we-should-care


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Italian Journal of Educational Technology (IJET) | ISSN (print) 2532-4632 | ISSN (online) 2532-7720