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A national strategy to promote Open Educational Practices in higher education in Australia
Bossu, Carina · Ward, Linda · Wills, Sandra · Alexander, Shirley · Sadler, David · Kandlbinder, Peter · Brown, Natalie · Chelliah, Janet · Klapdor, Katherine · Uys, Philip

PublishedNovember 2016
ConferenceShow Me The Learning. Proceedings ASCILITE 2016 Adelaide
Pages 70-75
EditorsBarker, Sandy · Dawson, Shane · Pardo, Abelardo · Colvin, Cassandra
CountryAustralia, Oceania

ABSTRACT
Currently in Australia, there are no policies and regulations at national levels to promote and encourage the adoption of Open Educational Practices (OEP) across the higher education sector. As an attempt to bridge this policy gap, a project proposal was developed by a group of OEP advocates and researchers and then successfully funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training (AGDET). This paper explores and discusses the approaches, deliverables and recommendations of this project titled Students, Universities and Open Education (OpenEdOz) Project. One of its main deliverables was a National Policy Roadmap, which aimed to assist the government to realise the potential of OEP for the Australian higher education sector and open up opportunities for further national policy development and support in which OEP can flourish. The policy roadmap was informed by a range of national and international evidenced-based case studies related to OEP projects and initiatives.

Keywords OEP in Australia · OEP road map · OER in Australia · open educational practices · Open Educational Resources · policy for OEP

Published atAdelaide
RefereedYes
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