OER-Certification

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Abstract

Open Education Resources (OER) will play an important role in the future of higher education institutions at least in German-speaking countries. Due to the very strict copyright law OER seems to be the only possible solution in a long run. In this publication, we discuss the result of a nationwide special interest group (SIG) aiming to provide a nationwide strategy and solution for how higher education institutions can deal with this issue. A concept of OER certification will be presented, which is divided into two domains: The certification of the lecturers and the certification of the higher educations institutions themselves. In the end, the use of Open Badges is recommended as a certification method. The proposed concept can also be used by other institutions, independently of the education sector or the country.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 606-615). Amsterdam, Netherlands
Place of PublicationAmsterdam, Netherlands
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2018

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing

Cite this

Ebner, M. (2018). OER-Certification. In EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 606-615). Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands.