Cross-boundary communities, an alternative vision for academic development

Chrissi Nerantzi, Peter Gossman

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This opinion piece presents material derived from a thought piece about the future of academic development and a phenomenographic study in which the collaborative open learning experience was explored within two cross-institutional academic development courses and. The proposition for academic development shared in this article is based on some of the study’s findings around cross-boundary community synthesized with conceptual ideas to present an alternative approach to academic development that connects academic staff, students and the public, diversifies the offer, and turns it into a dynamic practitioner-driven collaboration.


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Open education, academic development, phenomenography, open education community

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21100/compass.v11i2.800

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