LangOER involves 9 partners from 8 countries.
Fryske Academy is in charge of the project coordination, while Web2Learn is in charge of project management. Here is the full list:
The Netherlands | www.fryske-akademy.nl
The Fryske Akademy is an enterprising institute carrying out fundamental and applied research in the fields of the Frisian language, culture, history and society. The results of this research carry academic as well as social meaning.
Role: Project Coordination
Main contributors: Cor van der Meer, Marit Bijlsma, Joop Petter, Baukje Lootsma – Koops, Adrie Kaspers, Richard de Boer
Greece | www.web2learn.eu
Web2learn is a joint initiative by e-learning experts who believe in the potential of social media to empower interaction, learning and development in a lifelong perspective. The company applies sound methodologies for design, development, testing and evaluation of e-learning solutions and has experience in the management of e-learning initiatives involving social media at local, national and European level.
Role: Project Management
Main contributors: Katerina Zourou, Ph.D., Giulia Torresin, MA.
European Schoolnet (EUN)
Belgium | www.europeanschoolnet.org
European Schoolnet is the network of 30 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. As a not-for-profit organisation, we aim to bring innovation in teaching and learning to our key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers, and industry partners.
Main contributors: Elena Shulman, Ph.D., Valentina Garoia, Communications and Press Officer.
University of Gothenburg
Sweden | www.gu.se
The University of Gothenburg is one of the major universities in northern Europe, with approximately 37,000 students and 5,900 employees. One of the most popular universities in Sweden, the University of Gothenburg has the highest number of applicants to many programmes and courses. In an international perspective too, the University of Gothenburg is unusually comprehensive, with cutting-edge research in a number of dynamic research areas.
Jan Dlugosz University
Poland | www.en.ajd.czest.pl
JDU is a public university, with history that traces back to 1971. The Jan Długosz University in Częstochowa is the former Higher Teacher Education School, which was transformed into a university. The JDU is involved in popularisation of science and its achievements among elderly people. About 600 students attend courses of study offered by the University of the Third Age.
Mykolas Romeris University
Lithuania | www.mruni.eu
Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) is an international university located in Northern Europe with a major aim of contributing to the development of a well-rounded personality: a mature, enterprising and independent future leader and a responsible citizen. Mykolas Romeris University promotes international activities and participates in research activities at European and international levels.
International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)
Norway | www.icde.org
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) is the leading global membership organization for open, distance, flexible and online education, including e-learning, and is open to institutions, educational authorities, commercial actors, and individuals.
Main contributors: Monique Udnaes, key contributor and researcher; Gard Titlestad, Manager; Vibeke Hoffmann, Administration Officer; Nick Moe-Pryce, Technical Officer; Øystein Johannessen, researcher
Sweden | www.lnu.se
Linnaeus University is one of Sweden's newest higher education institutions. The university was formed when the University of Kalmar and Växjö University merged in 2010. We have approximately 34,000 students in 150 degree programmes and 2,000 single-subject courses. Our high-quality research has had an impact, both nationally and internationally. It covers the humanities, social sciences,natural sciences and engineering, and represents a number of well-established research domains. Examples are labour market policy, welfare issues and entrepreneurship, but also life sciences, aquatic ecology, and timber and energy technology. With 2,000 staff, we are one of Småland’s largest employers.
Main contributors: Alastair Creelman, E-learning specialist; Anne-Christin Tannhäuser, quality specialist
Rezekne Higher Education Institution (RHEI)
Latvia | www.ru.lv
Rezekne Higher Education Institution (RHEI) was established on the basis of the branches of the University of Latvia and Riga Technical University. Rezekne Higher Education Institution is a state founded higher education and science institution of the Republic of Latvia which implements the study programs as well as is engaged in scientific, research and artistic creative work.
Main contributors: Sanita Lazdiņa, national contact person, manager; Ilga Šuplinska, researcher; Solvita Pošeiko, researcher
LangOER (2014 – 2016) is a European network focused on enhancing the linguistic and cultural components of OER (open educational resources) by offering OER in less used languages and by enhancing sustainability through OER reuse.