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Guidelines for leveraging university didactics centers to support OER uptake in German-speaking Europe
Ebner, Martin · Schön, Sandra · Kumar, Swapna

Alternate titleEPAA/AAPE
PublishedMarch 2016
Type of workSpecial Issue: Models of Open Education in Higher Education
JournalEducation Policy Analysis Archives
Volume 24, Issue 26, Pages 1-16
EditorsPetrides, Lisa and Jimes, Cynthis
CountrySwitzerland, Germany, Austria, Europe

Although less well established than in other parts of the world, higher education institutions in German-speaking countries have seen a marked increase in the number of open educational resource (OER) initiatives and in government-supported OER funding in recent years. OER implementation, however, brings with it a unique set of challenges in German-speaking higher education contexts, stemming in part from copyright laws and use permissions that have made sharing and reuse of educational materials less prevalent. The article discusses how instructional development centers, including university didactics centers (hochschuldidaktische Zentren) and e-learning centers, can play a key role in faculty uptake and adoption of OER, and concludes by proposing a set of OER implementation guidelines that leverage the expertise and interfacing role of these centers in German-speaking countries.

Directrices para aprovechar de la didáctica universitaria para apoyar la implementación de REA en Europa Germano-hablante Resumen: Aunque menos establecido en otros partes del mundo, los contextos de educación superior de habla alemana en los últimos años han visto un marcado incremento del número de iniciativas y financiaciones por parte de gobiernos vinculadas a los recursos educativos abiertos. La implementación de los REA, sin embargo, conlleva una serie de retos únicos para los contextos de educación superior germano-hablante derivados en parte de las leyes de copyright y permisos de uso que han hecho que el reparto y la reutilización de materiales educativos sean menos frecuentes. El artículo aborda cómo los centros de instrucción, incluyendo los centros de didáctica universitaria (hochschuldidaktische Zentren) y los centros de e-learning, pueden tener un papel fundamental en facilitar el uso y la adopción de REA y concluye proponiendo un conjunto de directrices para la aplicación de REA que aprovechen la experiencia y la interconexión de estos centros en países germano-hablantes.

Diretrizes para aproveitamento a didática universitária para apoiar a implementação de REA em Europa de Língua Alemã Resumo: Ainda que é menos estabelecido em outros partes do mundo, nos últimos anos os contextos da educação superior em alemã têm tido um aumento marcado no número de iniciativas y financiamento pelo parte dos governos ligados aos recurso educacionais abertos. A implementação dos REA porem inclui uma série de desafios únicos para os contextos de educação superior em alemã, derivados em parte das leis de copyright e permissões de uso que tem o efeito que o compartilhamento e reutilização de materiais educacionais sejam menos frequentes. O artigo discuta como os centros de ensino, incluindo os centros de didáctila universitária (hochschuldidaktische Zentren) e os centros de e-learning, podem ter um papel fundamental em facilitar o uso y implementação de REA e termina propondo um conjunto de diretrizes para a aplicação de REA que aproveitem da experiência e interconexão destes centros em países de língua alemã.

Keywords distance education · educação a distância · educação superior · educación a distancia · educación superior · educational media · educational technology · higher education · instructional materials and practices · materiais de ensino y práticas · materiales de instrucción y práctica · medios educativos · meios educativos · tecnologia educacional · tecnología educativa

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