eduhub is the Swiss e-Learning Community for new learning technologies at Swiss Higher Education Institutions. The aim of eduhub is to implement sustainable IT-based methods in academic teaching, to exchange experiences and to promote collaboration. Currently, the community numbers around 850 active members.
eduhub is lead by the Educational Technology Working Group (ETWG) which consists of the leaders of the e-Learning Support Centres at Swiss Higher Education Instititutions, as well as the Special Interest Groups, which are lead by active members of the Swiss e-Learning Community eduhub.
eduhub is coordinated and funded by SWITCH, the Swiss National Research and Education Network (NREN).
SWITCH created eduhub in 2008 to offer networking and assistance to e-learning specialists from all Swiss universities – lecturers, researchers, e-learning support staff and anyone else with an interest in the subject and employed at Swiss Higher Education Institutions.
The Educational Technology Working Group (ETWG) was founded by the e-Learning Support Centres of Swiss Higher Education Institutions. The aim of this group is to coordinate activities, discuss political issues and develop common strategic plans for the Swiss e-Learning Community eduhub.
The Special Interest Groups (SIG) are theme-based and self-organised and meet several times a year to implement common goals. They are inter-institutional and open for all members of Swiss Higher Education Institutions. Currently there are seven active SIGs:
The Swiss LMS communities are organised around the Learning Management Systems used in Swiss Higher Education Institutions. Currently there are four LMS communities:
• ILIAS: ILIASuisse
• Moodle: Swiss Academic Moodle Community (SAMoo)
• OLAT: OLATCoCo & OpenOLAT