JISC has been talking to institutions who are exploring open approaches. Of these, the following are particularly relevant to open education:
The BA Photography course at Coventry University raised its profile and attracted record numbers by making a version of the class freely available to all online.
The Open University has embraced open access and open educational resources through its OpenLearn platform and new channels for educational content like YouTubeEDU and iTunesU.
Student as Producer at the University of Lincoln is an innovative teaching and learning strategy that engages undergraduate students in research and make research part of the teaching process. At its core is the principle of openness.
Apple and Oxford University have worked together to make educational material freely available on iTunes U, resulting in high downloads, growing demand for Oxford's open educational resources, and worldwide recognition.