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 900 active members (last update: February 2017).
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