Results OKWest

The first phase of the project "Open Competence Region Western Palatinate" is finished.

Within the project, the following distance learning master programmes were (further) developed:

-        - Management of Health and Social Institutions (MGS),

-        - Social Sciences: Organisation and Communication (SOWI).

The OpenOLAT course provided for the results contains the following information on the individual project products:

Programme development

Curricula, module manuals, study guides, study materials and other papers and posters related to programme development

Hybrid learning formats

Insight into the construction of the hybrid learning formats with open access to the year-specific online course rooms of the MGS and SOWI programmes.

Competence profiling

Presentation of the procedure for competence profiling of programmes, including numerous papers and posters on the so-called KERN model

Online Study Selection Assistant (OSA)

Brief description of the development of OSA, which was developed together with the cooperation partner Virtual Campus Rhineland-Palatinate (VCRP), links to the two OSAs created and additional materials such as survey instruments etc.


Overview of the research questions in the OKWest project and working papers, publications and posters

Self-learning skills

Overview of the designed self-study courses, open demo courses are also available

Gender orientation

Presentation of the gender orientation along all project products, papers and posters

Advance and bridge courses (VuB)

Insight into the conceptual, didactic and content-related design of VuB along with working papers, posters and publications with insight into a demo course

Competence checks

Information on the competence checks that precede the advance and bridge courses as criteria-oriented tests with insight into a demo test



How to register on the OpenOLAT learning platform so that you can use interactive elements such as questionnaires, quizzes etc.


The project conclusion volume

"Open and competence-oriented university"

edited by Rolf Arnold, Konrad Wolf and Simone Wanken

at Schneider-Verlag Hohengehren.