Development of an Austrian OER Certification for Higher Education Institutions and Their Employees.

Sandra Schön, Martin Ebner, Elfriede Berger, Gerhard Brandhofer, Sarah Edelsbrunner, Ortrun Gröblinger, Claudia Hackl, Tanja Jadin, Michael Kopp, Kristina Neuböck, Judith Proinger, Alexander Schmölz, Hans-Peter Steinbacher

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The “Forum Neue Medien in der Lehre Austria” (fnma) is responsible for the development and introduction of a procedure to attest open educational resources (OER) competences and OER activities in higher education. The aim is to develop and implement a convincing and recognized procedure that succeeds in sustainably promoting and making visible OER activities and OER competences at Austria’s higher education institutions. Within this paper, the development of the Austrian OER certification approach, in other words its framework, will be addressed. A working plan and first results will be presented; among others, the competence framework and its compatibility with existing frameworks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDistributed Learning Ecosystems
Subtitle of host publicationConcepts, Resources, and Repositories
EditorsDaniel Otto, Gianna Scharnberg, Michael Kerres, Olaf Zawacki-Richter
PublisherSpringer VS
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-658-38703-7
ISBN (Print)978-3-658-38702-0
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2023


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