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Future of Open Courseware; A Case Study

, , , Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


In 2007, Delft University of Technology started Delft OCW (Open Courseware), a project with the objective of publishing educational resources online. This paper focuses on the future of this project, and describes the results of the research on its sustainability. The advice includes (i) the development of a more decentralized environment for Open Educational Resources (OER), (ii) the involvement of other OER projects, educational institutes, private organizations, and end-users, (iii) the management and support of this environment through tools and protocols, and (iv) deploying various business and revenue models to address the full potential of the project.


Hennis, T., Veen, W. & Sjoer, E. (2008). Future of Open Courseware; A Case Study. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 686-696). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 15, 2021 from .


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