Open Discovery Space

Open Discovery Space was presented at the “Learning Innovations and Quality (LINQ) 2013” conference at the prestigious location of the Global Headquarters of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome.

A variety of prominent figures important to the fields of technology-enhanced learning, open educational resources, and vocational education in Europe and worldwide had come together to discuss the future of digital resources – the motto of LINQ 2013.

Dr. Sofoklis Sotiriou from Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) presented the project in-depth within a related workshop targeting a conference audience of 200 registered participants and facing a highly engaged auditory.

In this context, Rosa Doran from NUCLIO provided an excellent example of how pupils can use the openly accessible “Discover the COSMOS” platform in order to make hands-on experiences with various educational fields, such as mathematics, biology, geography, geology, physics, and chemistry.

Under the headline “The appropriateness of Open Educational Resources” Thomas Richter (University of Duisburg-Essen) additionally promoted the ODS approach as a possible solution for a higher level of acceptance towards Open Educational Resources.

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