Join the OER Policy Lab @ OER19! #OERPolicyLab

In cooperation with the OER19 conference team and the Centrum Cyfrowe, the OER World Map project organizes the first OER POLICY Lab. The event will take place one day before the start of the official OER19 conference: UPDATE: THE OFFICIAL AGENDA - Hashtag on Twitter: #OERPolicyLab Tuesday, the 9th of April 2019 from 10:00 till … Continue reading Join the OER Policy Lab @ OER19! #OERPolicyLab

Moving the OER Policy Registry to the OER World Map

JOIN US AT THE OER POLICY FORUM IN WARSAW! Creative Commons defines OER policies “as legislation, institutional policies, and/or funder mandates that lead to the creation, increased use, and/or support for improving OER”. OER policy making has been of major concern within the global open education movement, since policies - at their best - can … Continue reading Moving the OER Policy Registry to the OER World Map

Identifying Lighthouses

The Ljubjlana Action Plan highlights the need to identify and share models of good practice, which have proven to be sustainable ways to organize the production, adoption, sharing and use of Open Educational Resources. We believe that learning from experiences made in other countries will be key for a fast and effective global mainstreaming of … Continue reading Identifying Lighthouses

Open Education Week 2017: Making Sense of the OER World Map through the Use of Folksonomies

The OER World Map collects and visualizes information on organizations, persons, projects, services and events related to OER. Using linked open data technology, all entries can be easily connected, allowing the World Map to provide a the most complete and reliable model of the global OER movement so far. At its core, the platform provides … Continue reading Open Education Week 2017: Making Sense of the OER World Map through the Use of Folksonomies

The German speaking OER landscape in numbers

We recently published the OER Atlas, which gives a good overview on the actual state of the OER landscape in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The following post is a translation of the second chapter, which analyses and summarizes the collected data. 1. Entries per Type The database for the Atlas contains 157 entries in total. … Continue reading The German speaking OER landscape in numbers