by Jan Neumann, Leo Havemann, Javiera Atenas, and Fabio Nascimbeni The story so far and who we are Policymaking related to Open Education (OE) has been discussed intensively by a small community of experts during recent years. While it has perhaps been less interesting to the wider group of OE practitioners, a long-standing and important … Continue reading Relaunching the Open Education Policy Registry
The „pulsating pin“-feature enables it to lead OER World Map users and visitors to the current discussions about OER-related events on Social Media. Events that are currently taking place are displayed as pulsating pins on oerworldmap.org. User can click these pins and there is a prominent display with a link to Social Media: Hashtag "OEGlobal19" … Continue reading Tutorial: Pulsating pins for events
In the recent months we prepared the switch to a new open source login system (keycloak) which is more comfortable for world map users. In detail the new solution works far better with password managers (btw: Firefox Lockwise is available now). We hope to improve your experience while using the OER World Map! There is … Continue reading A better login system for you
The OER world map project recently joined the Free Education Alliance Germany, the "Bündnis Freie Bildung". The alliance members came together in Berlin to discuss strategies and activities for 2020. The Free Education Alliance (Bündnis Freie Bildung, BFB) is a coalition of organizations and individuals with the common goal of establishing and promoting Open Educational … Continue reading OER World Map @ Free Education Alliance Germany Meeting
Many resources in the development of the OER world map went into simple questions like "What is the best taxonomy of disciplines?" or what subtypes of organizations exist in the world? Behind every form field on oerworldmap.org there was most likely a lengthy discussion some time ago. 😉 Many of them are also openly documented … Continue reading Giving back to the community
Screenshot of "OERinfo OER funding germany" In our last sprint we decided to tweak the UI a little bit regarding our linked (open) data approach. All entries are stored as Linked Open Data, which means entries can be linked to other entries. You can now see all linked entries of an entry with a thumbnail … Continue reading UI update: More details, please!
This week is sprint time again. 🙂 In the last months we switched to a sprint-logic to organize the further development of the OER world map (oerworldmap.org). All results of our work is of course available as Open Source (see our github project repository). The main development is done by Felix Ostrowski and Daniel Doblado … Continue reading Let’s sprint again 🙂