In your opinion, is the "right to education" a basic human right? Why or why not? In your opinion, does technology enable better *access* to free, high-quality educational opportunity and are the costs (economic, social, cultural) worth the benefits?
To prepare for our dialogue session, please spend about 30 minutes doing the following:
2) Watch this 4 minute video on Youth-Managed Resource Centers (YMRC) in Nepal.
3) Browse this website to learn about projects where information and communication technologies (ICT) are central to social and economic development.
4) Find out what is happening with Open Educational Resources, Open Content and Open CourseWare.
If you are still interested, here are some more links (not mandatory for discussion, but interesting):
Testimony to the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education (Wiley, 7 pages)
UNESCO Open Training Platform
Open University (UK) Open Content Initiative