Initiatives sample tabulation

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This is a tabulation of around 50 OER initiatives in the common POERUP-eMundus format being used for OER mapping.

For a PDF version see Media:Word A3 table initiatives template max paper.pdf


Acc No

Initiative hashtag

Type

Country/ continent

Region

Initiative HQ city

Initiative name

Initiative URL

Initiative summary

Initiative owner

Initiative HQ address

Geolocation

Initiative contact person

Initiative contact email

Political scale

Funders

Start year

End year

Educational Level (text)

Educ’l Level (ISCED)

Interface language(s)

Resource language(s)

Subject(s)

Licence(s)

Media types

Tags

do not use

leave all dark grey columns blank



fill in if you can


By and large use the name the locals use

See examples below. Please use the URL to complete as many columns as possible

This should be an abstract to a longer narrative of a few paragraphs

e.g. a university or ministry

The most important field for the OER Map

leave blank

Forename Surname

Lower case format

e.g. national, regional, city, institutional

e.g. ministries


leave blank if ongoing

See examples

if you understand ISCED






e.g. Twitter, FB, RSS feed





















































1

gleducar

OER

Argentina



Gleducar

http://www.gleducar.org.ar







National




Schools

2,3

Spanish


A range

CC-BY-SA

Digital assets



open2study

MOOC

Australia


Melbourne

Open2Study

https://www.open2study.com


Open Universities Australia

GPO Box 5387, Melbourne, Australia, 3001


Paul Wappett

ceo@open.edu.au

Institutional consortium




HE/FE

4,5

English


8 subjects including management, advertising, education and nursing

Copyright of OUA

MOOCs - 19 courses


17

iversity

MOOC

Germany



Iversity

https://iversity.org

By October 2013 the Berlin-based platform will offer free academic online courses for German and international teachers

Iversity





Institutional consortium




HE


Not known yet


Not known yet

Not known yet

Courses


23

computermasti


India



Computer Masti

http://computermasti.in







Institutional




Schools


English


Computer literacy skills

CC Plus License, CC BY-NC-SA with additional permissions for commercial use

Textbooks


36

iadpsadc


Malawi; Botswana



IADP-SADC

http://www.oerafrica.org/malawi/IADPSADCDigitalResourcesHome/tabid/208/Default.aspx

IADP-SADC digital resources project






Multinational




HE & FE


English


Communication skills; Midwifery; Teacher training; Aquacultur; Pre-clinical

CC BY-NC-SA; Pre-clinical: mixed licences

Textbooks, courses


37

temoa


Mexico



Temoa

http://www.temoa.info 

Knowledge Hub






Institutional




Mostly HE, some Schools (Elementary & High schools)


English; Spanish; French; others


All

CC BY-NC

Digital assets (course, module, elements)


38

educonector


Mexico



Educonector.info

http://www.educonector.info







Institutional consortium




HE


Spanish


All

CC BY-NC-SA

Digital assets (module, elements, Learning Objects)


39

ndlano


Norway



NDLA

http://www.ndla.no

Norwegian National Digital Learning Arena






National




Schools -Secondary


Norwegian


All

Some use CC

Digital assets


40

utdanning


Norway



Utdanning.no

http://www.utdanning.no







National




HE, FE, Continuous education


Norwegian


All

Some use CC

Digital assets


41

eturo


Philippines



E-turo

http://e-turo.org

an online repository of teaching and learning tools,






National




Schools


English; Filipino


Mathematics; Science; English; Filipino; Social Studies

CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Digital assets (lesson plan, exercise, module)


43

wolnelectury


Poland



Wolnelectury

http://wolnelektury.pl

Free Reading project






National




Schools


9 languages


Many

Songs (freely publish and distribute), Audio books (rights protected), Footnotes and literary motifs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Books, audio books, songs


''''62

openlearn


UK

England

Milton Keynes

OpenLearn

http://www.open.edu/openlearn


UK Open University

The Open University.

Walton Hall.

Milton Keynes,

MK7 6AA

52.030388, -0.702245

Martin Weller


Institutional




HE

5;6

English


All

Some CC

Courses, extracts from course materials


66

peoplesuni


USA



Peoples Uni

http://www.peoples-uni.org







International consortium




HE

5;6

English


Public Health

No CC

Courses


67

taaccct


USA



TAACCCT

http://creativecommons.org/taa-grant-program

grant programme






National




VET; HE

4;5;6

English


Education and career training programs

CC BY 3.0



68

coursera


USA



Coursera

https://www.coursera.org







International




HE

5;6

English; Spanish; French; Chinese; German; Italian


25 subjects

No CC

Over 300 Courses


71

edx


USA



EdX

https://www.edx.org


MIT





Institutional consortium




HE

5;6

English


23 subjects

No CC

59 Courses


94

wikiversity


USA



Wikiversity

http://www.wikiversity.org







International




All sectors


10 languages


All

CC BY-SA

Digital assets


95

wikibooks


USA



Wikibooks

http://www.wikibooks.org







International




All sectors


10 languages


All

CC BY-SA

Open-content textbooks collection


96

itunesu


USA



iTunesU

http://www.apple.com/uk/education/itunes-u


Apple





International




VET; HE


Multilingual


All

Some CC

Digital assets, Courses


97

youtubeeduc


USA



YouTube EDU

http://www.youtube.com/education


Youtube





International




all sectors


Multilingual


All

YouTube licence or CC

Videos


98

gutenberg


USA



Project Gutenberg,

http://www.gutenberg.org







International




All sectors


English; Portuguese; Dutch


All

e-books are free in the United States. They may not be free of copyright in other countries.

Free e-books (including textbooks)


99

connexions


USA



Connexions

http://cnx.org







International consortium




All sectors


Multilingual


All

CC BY

Digital assets (learning objects, small knowledge chunks, textbooks, journal articles, etc.)


100

voer


Vietnam



Vietnam OER

http://www.voer.edu.vn







National




Schools; Lifelong learning




Various

CC BY 3.0

Digital assets


101

lres


EU



Learning Resource Exchange for schools

http://lreforschools.eun.org







European




All sectors


Multilingual


All

Mostly CC, some GNU General Public License version 2

Digital assets (mostly simulations)


102

cosmos


EU



Discover the COSMOS

http://portal.discoverthecosmos.eu







European




Schools


Multilingual


Sciences

Mostly CC BY-NC-SA

Digital assets (scenarios, lesson plans, students projects, animations, online tools and laboratories guidelines)


107

openuped

MOOC

Netherlands


Heerlen

OpenUpEd

http://www.openuped.eu

a pan-European initiative around MOOCs

EADTU

PO Box 2960

6401 DL Heerlen




European




HE


12 different languages


A wide variety of subjects

CC

61 courses


''''108

opened


EU



openED

http://www.open-ed.eu

The openED course






European




HE


English; Greek


Business and Management Competencies in a Web2.0 World

CC BY-SA

Consists of 10 modules, each module lasting between 2-3 weeks


109

ocw


International



OCW,

http://www.ocwconsortium.org







International consortium




HE


18 languages


All

Mostly CC

Courses



openstudy





Open Study,

http://openstudy.com



















110

oeru


International



OERu


http://wikieducator.org/OER_university/Home







International consortium




HE


English


All

CC

Complete courses


111

col


International



COL

http://www.col.org 

Commonwealth of Learning






International




FE & HE


English


All

Mostly CC

Courses and modules


112

wikieducator


International



WikiEducator

http://wikieducator.org







International




All sectors


English


Education; Professional Development; Health; e-learning; ICT

CC BY-SA

Digital assets


113

oer4schools


Multinational



OER4Schools

http://orbit.educ.cam.ac.uk/wiki/OER4Schools







UK,

Zambia,

South Africa,

Sub-Saharan Africa




Teacher training


English


Teacher Education

CC BY-SA, CC BY-NC

Units of resources


114



Africa



TESSA

http://www.tessafrica.net







UK, sub-Saharan Africa




Teacher training


four languages


School-based teacher education and training

CC BY-SA

Modules


115

b2success


Multinational



Bridge to Success

http://b2s.aacc.edu







US, UK




Adult learners; VET; Schools


English


Skills development

CC BY-NC-SA

Two complete courses


116

heat


Africa



HEAT

http://www8.open.ac.uk/africa/heat







UK, Sub-Saharan Africa




Professional training - Health workers


English


Various subjects in Health

CC

13 modules equate to 450 hours of study time


117

agshare


Multinational



AgShare

http://www.oerafrica.org/agshare/AgShareResources/tabid/1405/Default.aspx







US, OER Africa




HE, lifelong learning


English


Agriculture

Various CC

Modules, courses, digital assets


118

healthafrica


Africa



Health Academics in Africa

http://www.oerafrica.org/healthproject/ProjectResources/tabid/976/Default.aspx







US

South Africa,

Ghana




HE


English


Various subjects in Health

Various CC

Complete programmes


119

vslac


LAC



Virtual School for Latin America and the Caribbean,

http://escuelapnud.org







Latin America and the Caribbean




HE


English, Spanish


Human Development; Democratic Governance; Crisis Prevention and Recovery

CC BY-NC-SA or CC BY-NC-ND

Complete courses each lasting 10-13 weeks


120



Argentina



Virtual Campus of Public Health

http://argentina.campusvirtualsp.org







Latin America




Professional development


Portuguese; English; Spanish


Public Health

CVSP (CC-BY-NC), RedREA/OER (some use CC)

Digital assets (courses, case studies, images, articles)



redreaoer





Red REA/OER

http://search.bvsalud.org/cvsp/index.php





















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