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Joining the Dots: Berlin Open Science Barcamp & Conference

It’s no longer the case in Open Science that you are alone and having to work out questions for the first time. What the two events showed is that there are open models being put in place that others can adopt, such as developing OER and MOOC content in a research field, or embedding social consideration in research with the RRI framework from the FIT4RRI project. Having full open research life-cycles is still to be achieved, but we are no longer working in the dark. A report from the two events which took place in March in Berlin on the last days before lockdown.


Accelerating Open Health Training Against COVID-19

The Open Science Lab at TIB has been building an open-source rapid publishing system to get training materials into the hands of public health employees for the fight against COVID-19. This week see the release of the book and MOOC package on Crisis Management.

Der Beitrag Accelerating Open Health Training Against COVID-19 erschien zuerst auf TIB-Blog.


Schneller Fortbilden und Informieren zur Bekämpfung von COVID-19

Das Open Science Lab der TIB hat Open-Source-Schnellveröffentlichungssysteme entwickelt, um den Mitarbeitern des öffentlichen Gesundheitswesens Schulungsmaterialien für den Kampf gegen COVID-19 in die Hand zu geben. In dieser Woche wird das Buch “Krisenmanagement” veröffentlicht.

Der Beitrag Schneller Fortbilden und Informieren zur Bekämpfung von COVID-19 erschien zuerst auf TIB-Blog.



Will Education Become More Open?

Fig 1. The interplay of open science and open education Open science practitioners embrace the ideas of sharing and communicating their research and interests as well as collaborating with like-minded peers, i.e., practicing co-science (McKiernan et al. 2016) such as on the Open Science MOOC1 platform. If they admit to those goals regarding their research, …

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Redistributing the Future: An Interview with MOVING MOOC Makers Sabine Barthold and¬†Franziska G√ľnther

Sabine and Franziska explore how they see MOVING MOOC, alongside other open science initiatives, as contributing to closing the research skills gap between what open science has on offer for the future of research and what is being delivered for students and young researchers in universities now — with the aim to providing a ‘safe …

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Integrating Open Science Learning into Higher Education: A GenR Theme ‚Äď Jan/Feb ‚Äô19

The Open Science learning theme will take two approaches to the question of how to integrate Open Science practices into higher education. The first, will be to examine ways for students to get on board — using Open Science methods, using open source tools, or being made aware of how to get ‘more’ credit and attribution. …

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Promoting OER: How to create an open textbook

Dr Maximilian Heimstädt University is working in a team on a textbook dealing with the topic of “Organising Openness” as an open educational resource (OER). In this interview, he introduces the book project “Organizing Openness: Concepts and Cases” and reports on his experiences and research findings. Who is the OER textbook “Organizing Openness: Concepts and Cases” intended for and which topics are dealt with? Our university textbook deals with questions relating to open organisations and organising openness. At the heart of the textbook are six chapters on the theoretical “concepts” of openness and six chapters on empirical phenomena “cases”. We […]