Introduction to Designing Successful Open Access and Open Data Policies Course

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

This is an introductory course for policymakers and funders and comprises slide presentations and a video. The course is organized into the following modules.

• Introduction to Open Science for Funders
• The Impact of Open Science
• Definitions and Terms used in Open Science
• Requirements of Horizon 2020 Regarding Open Access and Open Data 
• Creating Effective Open Access Policies
• Developing Open Data Policies

Suggested reading is also provided.

Available to view and download in PowerPoint format and available to download in text, PDF, and EPUB format on the slide preview pages for each module.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
David Ball
Nick Shockey
Jonathan Eisen
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research (FOSTER)
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International - CC BY-NC 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Accessible data - FAIR Data Principle
Data access
Data reuse - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data sharing
Open data
Published / Broadcast: 
Friday, January 1, 2016
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Facilitate Open Science Training for European Research (FOSTER)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Funding organization
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide