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Post-secondary network to develop pathways to academic credit using OER
Mackintosh, Wayne · OER Foundation [corporate] · William and Flora Hewlett Foundation [corporate]

Alternate titleImplementing the OERu: Report for the Period 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015
PublishedDecember 2015
PeriodicalPages 1-15

Executive Summary (partial)
The reporting period covers the six months from 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015 corresponding
with the 2nd year of the OERu's consolidation phase. Key achievements during the reporting period
1. Implementing the first call for OERu Institutional Action Plans (IAPs) from OERu partners
contributing to an increase in the number of OERu course nominations for development.
2. Inaugural offering of the Digital Skills for Collaborative OER Development (DS4OER)
open online course.
3. Administration of the OERu open source software survey which confirmed interest from 4
partners to establish a shared open source technologist position.
4. Successful recruitment of a new Open Source Technologist position with $68,0000 (i.e. 80%
of the cost contributed by partners through a “matched-funding” project.)
5. Significant improvements in technology solutions for hosting OERu open courses.
6. Open consultation on the OERu credit transfer and course articulation guidelines.
7. Development of an open business model for the OER Foundation.
8. Design of the survey instrument for the OERu input evaluation.
9. Significant increasing in the outputs of Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand, the
national affiliate hosted by the OER Foundation (OERF).

Keywords case study · Creative Commons · DS4OER · OER business model · OER implementation · OER policy · OERu · transfer credits

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