The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
Changing the trajectory: Quality for opening up education
Creelman, Alastair · Shamarina-Heidenreich, Tatiana · Stracke, Christian M. · Kear, Karen · Williams, Keith · Rosewell, Jon · Heinen, Richard · Blees, Ingo · Kerres, Michael · Rittberger, Marc · Bruce, Alan · Riviou, Katerina · Hamilton, Mark · Conole, Gráinne · Bird, Terese · Richter, Thomas · Adelsberger, Heimo H. · Jansen, Darco · Daniel, John · Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka · Grammatikopoulos, V. · Gregoriadis, A. · Liukkonen, J. · Zachopoulou, E. · Leal, T. · Pessanha, M. · Barros, S. · Lappalainen, Harri · Suvivuo, Pia · Kavouras, Marinos · Sotiriou, Sofoklis · Baglatzi, Alkyoni · Darra, Nancy · Kokla, Margarita · Lazoudis, Aggelos · Pastra, Katerina · Tomai, Eleni · Ossiannilsson, Ebba · Pappa, Dimitra · Ribić, Aleksandra Mudrinić · Quien, Maja · Smith, David · Poce, Antonella · Iovine, Annalisa · Caro, Edmundo Tovar · Dimovska, Ana · Jayalath, Janaka J A D. · Nascimbeni, Fabio · McGreal, Rory · University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE, Germany) [sponsor] · European Foundation for Quality in e-Learning (EFQUEL, Belgium) [sponsor]

PublishedJune 2014
Type of workOfficial Proceedings of the International EIF / LINQ Conference 2014 held in Crete, Greece, on 7th -9th of May 2014
ConferenceInternational EIF/ LINQ Conference 2014
Pages 1-247
EditorsStracke, Christian M. · Ehlers, Ulf-Daniel · Creelman, Alastair · Shamarina-Heidenreich, Tatiana

The jointly-organised EFQUEL Innovation Forum (EIF) 2014 and International Learning Innovations and Quality (LINQ) Conference took place in Crete on 7-9 May. The event addressed innovations and quality in lifelong learning, education and training: potential points of access to this field, including new learning methods and design, technology-enhanced learning, quality standards and certification, human resources development, competences and skills, digital resources, learning materials, and online collaboration and communities in the light of the European Commission’s Opening up education -initiative launched in 2013.

Published atCrete
RefereedDoes not apply
Rights© Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH © Christian M. Stracke, eLC / UDE 2014
Export optionsBibTex · EndNote · Tagged XML · Google Scholar

LINQ_2014_Proceedings_final.pdf · 2.9MB203 downloads

Viewed by 109 distinct readers


The evaluations below represent the judgements of our readers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Cloud editors.

Click a star to be the first to rate this document


A federated reference structure for open informational ecosystems
Heinen, Richard; Kerres, Michael; Scharnberg, Gianna; Blees, Ingo; Rittberger, Marc
The paper describes the concept of a federated ecosystem for Open Educational Resources (OER) in the German education system. Here, a variety of OER repositories (ROER) (Muuß-Merholz & Schaumburg, 2014) and reference ...
Match: Heinen, Richard; Blees, Ingo; Kerres, Michael; Rittberger, Marc

Openness in Education as a Praxis: From Individual Testimonials to Collective Voices
Bozkurt, Aras; Gjelsvik, Torunn; Adam, Taskeen; Asino, Tutaleni I.; et al.
Why is Openness in Education important, and why is it critically needed at this moment? As manifested in our guiding question, the significance of Openness in Education and its immediate necessity form the heart of this ...
Match: Stracke, Christian M.; Kerres, Michael; Ossiannilsson, Ebba; Nascimbeni, Fabio

Provisioning strong and weak OER: Requirements of open informational ecosystems
Heinen, Richard; Kerres, Michael; Schindler, Christoph; Rittberger, Marc
It can be considered as one of the main added values of the digital world that the production and distribution of learning materials is much easier. The OER movement benefits from these possibilities. Whereas, ...
Match: Heinen, Richard; Kerres, Michael; Rittberger, Marc

Quality frameworks for MOOCs
Jansen, Darco; Rosewell, Jon; Kear, Karen; Jemni, Mohamed; et al.
The hype surrounding MOOCs has been tempered by scepticism about the quality of MOOCs. The possible flaws of MOOCs include the quality of the pedagogies employed, low completion rates and a failure to deliver on the ...
Match: Kear, Karen; Rosewell, Jon; Jansen, Darco

The 2018 OpenupEd trend report on MOOCs
Jansen, Darco; Brown, Mark; Read, Timothy; Barcena, Elena; et al.
MOOCs, and open education in general, are providing new learning opportunities for millions of people. Investments in and the uptake of MOOCs are more and more significant worldwide. The 2018 OpenupEd Trend Report on ...
Match: Creelman, Alastair; Jansen, Darco

Open informational ecosystems: The missing link for sharing resources for education
Kerres, Michael; Heinen, Richard; McGreal, Rory; Conrad, Dianne
Open educational resources are not available “as such”. Their provision relies on a technological infrastructure of related services that can be described as an informational ecosystem. A closed informational ...
Match: Heinen, Richard; Kerres, Michael; McGreal, Rory

Open Educational Resources: Innovation, research and practice
Burgos Aguilar, José Vladimir; Cox, Glenda; Czerniewicz, Laura; D'Antoni, Susan; et al.
Open Educational Resources (OER) – that is, teaching, learning and research materials that their owners make free to others to use, revise and share – offer a powerful means of expanding the reach and effectiveness ...
Match: Sotiriou, Sofoklis; McGreal, Rory

Beyond OER: Shifting focus to open educational practices
Andrade, António; Ehlers, Ulf Daniel; Caine, Abel; Carneiro, Roberto; et al.
Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning or research materials that are in the public domain or released with an intellectual property license that allows for free use, adaptation, and distribution. In ...
Match: Conole, Gráinne; Richter, Thomas; education

Incorporating quality assurance criteria for OER and Social Networking in the E-xcellence QA methodology
Williams, Keith; Kear, Karen; Rosewell, Jonathan; Ferreira, Giselle
The E-xcellence QA methodology for e-learning ( ) is securing wide recognition by European and international agencies. The methodology presents principles of good practice in six domains of ...
Match: Kear, Karen; Williams, Keith

International online courses: Issues of global quality assurance, multi-country collaboration and open educational resources
Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka; Daniel, John; West, Paul
If international online courses are to play a significant role in the expansion of education they must be placed within a global framework of quality assurance and qualifications recognition that inspires confidence. We ...
Match: Daniel, John; Uvalić-Trumbić, Stamenka