A simple question indeed. Why open? We will explore this through exploration and activities with perhaps the most successful open endeavor ever- the Wikimedia global movement , which you may know mostly through Wikipedia . There is much more to it than an encyclopedia.
How can open pedagogy move us from content to action?
In the practice of open education, the choice of tools and platforms can greatly influence usability, the ability to share, ownership and the protection of privacy. In our choices of technology, we might also consider how education might promote more ethical and sustainable online environments and practices.
Openness as scholarly practice has many branches to explore.