Should our commitment to quality be stated as a core value of the WE community?

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WE subscribes to four core values that guide our work. We believe:

  • In the social inclusion and participation of all people in our networked society (Access to ICTs is a fundamental right of knowledge citizens - not an excuse for using old technologies).
  • In the freedoms of all educators to teach with the technologies and contents of their choice, hence our commitment to Free/Libre and Open Source technology tools and free content.
  • That educational content is unique - and by working together we can improve the technologies we use as well as the reusability of digital learning resources.
  • In a forward-looking disposition working together to find appropriate and sustainable solutions for e-learning futures.

I'm wondering whether or not a commitment to developing high quality OER shouldn't be specified as a core community value -- or is this subsumed in the uniqueness of educational learning materials?

Be keen to hear what the community think.

Mackiwg (talk)08:22, 7 May 2008