Launch Open Science Community Wageningen – event on 13 May 2022

In 2022, the Open Science Community-Wageningen (OCS-W) was created. OCS-W is a learning community where anyone associated with WUR or NIOO-KNAW can learn and talk about open science practices. The creation of the OSC-W will be celebrated with a launch event, packed with interesting talks and discussions. This event will…

Accelerate Active Learning by using Flexible Learning Spaces & Open Educational Teaching Materials – a SURF study trip recap

An important theme in today’s education and didactics is active learning. In active learning, students actively participate and engage in the learning process, contrary to the more traditional methods of passive instruction. Research shows that for proper learning to take place, it is necessary to process knowledge by giving it…

Groen Kennisnet: Research knowledge in the classroom

WUR Library staff works together with researchers of Wageningen University & Research and teachers in professional agricultural education to spread research results into the classroom. Through the Groen Kennisnet program (‘Green knowledge network’), new digital books and dossiers are made openly available. How does it work? In different projects, groups…

How to support sharing & finding Open Educational Resources – a conference recap

By Marijn Post & Marian van Harmelen. In April 2018, me and my colleague Marian van Harmelen visited the OE Global 2018 conference in Delft. The conference was dedicated to exploring and discussing the benefits that Open Education could have for educational practice. A large part of the talks during…