Does your University have an institutional repository? Do you have or know of a collection of resources that is openly licensed or in the public domain? For example a repository, a digitised collection of arts, a collection of audiovisual resources, a collection of guides and exercises, a historical collection of letters, scientific simulations or 3D … Continue reading Mapping Open Collections for Higher Education
The OE Policy Hub is a project of the OER World Map that fosters cooperative and evidence based policymaking in the field of Open Education by collecting policy documents, curating tools and good practices, connecting policy makers and advocates from all over the world. It is run by a group of policy experts and researchers aiming to … Continue reading The OE Policy Hub has launched!
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
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
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
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
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 following project update was sent to the Athabasca OER-community list at the 4th of October 2016. Dear friends of the OER World Map, I hope you all had a great summer break! I would like to give you an update of the development of the OER World Map project. As many of you will … Continue reading Update to the OER community
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
During a small research project starting during Open Education Week, we will try to look for ways to map Open Education Week, e.g. to put the activities of Open Education Week on the OER World Map. Our interest in mapping Open Education Week data is twofold: on the one hand we made progress defining our data model … Continue reading Can we map Open Education Week?