Incentive scheme Open and online education

Ict in education offers opportunities for innovation and quality improvement. The Minister of Education, Culture and Science made funding available for the last time in 2022 through the Open and Online Education Incentive Scheme. Read more about the projects from the incentive scheme.

Stimuleringsregeling open en online onderwijs

Use cases pillar open educational resources

The projects from the Open Educational Resources pillar that participated in the Open and Online Education Incentive Scheme can be found on this page.

VR makes preparing and practising practicals life-like

Harry Bitter

Students often find chemistry practicals exciting. A lot can go wrong, resulting in quite high costs and safety risks. WUR developed a virtual chemistry practical together with the RUG to let students first practice virtually with virtual reality glasses in preparation for physical practicals.

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Nursing students learn clinical reasoning with videos and interaction

Aline Bouwes

How do you teach nursing students clinical reasoning? How do you bring them into contact with situations at home, in the nursing home, hospital or GP? Context is important for interpreting a situation. Utrecht University of Applied Sciences and Fontys developed video-based materials thanks to the Open and Online Education Incentive Scheme.

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The subject community circular economy only got rolling by finding a common goal

Ivo Kothman

Five universities of applied sciences set up a subject community within the circular economy domain. Within the project, they wanted to gain joint experience in sharing and further developing learning materials. After some start-up problems and eventually a renewed project proposal, the subject community developed a MOOC.

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Realistic cases from real companies

Erik Horsthuis

To get to the heart of the subject of data analytics, as a teacher you want students to be able to work with realistic data. Saxion University of Applied Sciences developed a MOOC on Business Analytics in which students can get hands-on with fictitious data from real companies.

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Subject community Urban Resilience teaches students to look through the lens of resilience

Carissa Champlin

Four Dutch technical universities have built a platform for future generations of engineers. The 4TU project Urban Resilience in Delta Regions led to a vibrant subject community collecting and developing open learning materials on urban resilience. The pioneering work required a lot of resilience of its own.

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ShareStats -Statistics assignments open sharing with a subject community of teachers

Marleen de Moor - Sharestats

Good practice materials are an essential part of statistics education. To provide students with more high-quality practice materials, four universities are working on a comprehensive, open-access database of statistics assignments.

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Subject community Information Literacy sets an example with edusources itself

Harrie van der Meer

Library staff at educational institutions support teachers in sharing learning materials. The professional community Information Literacy, in which librarians are united, also shares its own learning materials. Harrie van der Meer, chairman of the subject community, explains why sharing is important and what role edusources plays.

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Good practice Subject community Environmental Toxicology

logo environmental toxicology

Kees van Gestel, professor of Ecotoxicology of soil ecosystems at the Free University: 'Teaching in environmental toxicology had become fragmented in recent years. The textbooks available were old and not always up-to-date. From the six Dutch universities offering the subject Environmental Toxicology, we decided to develop an open textbook Environmental Toxicology, in order to streamline education more and create unity.

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Sharing and reusing learning resources projects

View all projects from the Open Education pillar developed thanks to the Open and Online Education Incentive Scheme.

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