How are Higher Education Institutions Dealing with Openness?

The offer of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is growing but still not widespread: ..... learning, serious games and learning analytics) which are much less.
2MB Sizes 0 Downloads 32 Views
How are Higher Education Institutions Dealing with Openness? A Survey of Practices, Beliefs, and Strategies in Five European Countries Jonatan Castaño Muñoz, Yves Punie, Andreia Inamorato dos Santos, Marija Mitic and Rita Morais

2016

EUR 27750 EN

This publication is a Science for Policy report by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s in-house science service. It aims to provide evidence-based scientific support to the European policy-making process. The scientific output expressed does not imply a policy position of the European Commission. Neither the European Commission nor any person acting on behalf of the Commission is responsible for the use which might be made of this publication.

JRC Science Hub https://ec.europa.eu/jrc

JRC99959 EUR 27750 EN

PDF

ISBN 978-92-79-55330-1

ISSN 1831-9424

doi:10.2791/709253

LF-NA-27750-EN-N

© European Union, 2016 Reproduction is authorised provided the source is acknowledged. How to cite: Castaño Muñoz, J., Punie, Y., Inamorato dos Santos, A., Mitic, M. & Morais, R. (2016): How are Higher Education Institutions Dealing with Openness? A Survey of Practices, Beliefs and Strategies in Five European Countries. Institute for Prospective Technological Studies. JRC Science for Policy Report, EUR 27750 EN; doi:10.2791/709253 All images © European Union 2016, except: Cover image, f/sco – Fotolia.com Abstract How are Higher Education Institutions Dealing with Openness? A Survey of Practices, Beliefs and Strategies in Five European Countries Open Education is on the agenda of half of the surveyed Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom. For the other half of HEIs, Open Education does not seem to be an issue, at least at the time of the data collection of the survey (spring 2015). This report presents results of a representative a survey of Higher Education institutions in five European countries (France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom) to enquire about their Open Education (OE) practices, beliefs and strategies (e.g MOOCs). It aims to provide evidence for the further development of OE to support the supports the Opening Up Communication (European Commission, 2013) and the renewed priority on Open Education, enabled by digital technologies, of ET2020

Table of contents Foreword......................................................................................................... 2 Acknowledgements ........................................................................................... 3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ...................................................................................... 4 1. Introduction ................................................................................................. 7 2. Methods ...................................................................................................... 9 3. Institutional engagement with Open Education in five EU countries ................... 11 3.1

ICT-based learning ..................................................................... 11

3.2

Perception of Open Education provision ......................................... 13

3.3

Open Educational Resources (OER) and other digital materials ......... 15

3.4

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offer .................................. 18

3.5

Recognition................................................................................ 21

3.6

Collaboration ............................................................................. 24

3.7

Open Education strategies and organisation ................................... 27

3.8

Open science and Free and Open Source Software .......................... 39

4. Policy recommendations ......................