New Learning Paradigms: Open Course Versus Traditional Strategies. The Current Paradox of Learning and Developing Creative Ideas

  • Jose Albors-Garrigos
  • Jose Carlos Ramos Carrasco


This chapter analyses the critical facts related to open course versus classical alternatives for learning and developing creative ideas in a social computing environment. The driving factors, the available tools and the barriers which hinder their utilisation will be discussed. The variables that will have a relevant impact will be analysed within the context of a model that explains this phenomenon. These new learning paradigms will be analysed within the context of learning and their evolution in the last decade.


Open Innovation Lifelong Learning Learning Paradigm Collective Intelligence Creative Idea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose Albors-Garrigos
    • 1
  • Jose Carlos Ramos Carrasco
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Business OrganizationUniversidad Politecnica de ValenciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Avanzalis Knowledge AssociatesBarcelonaSpain

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