IDOCOS Open resources

IDOCOS Open courses and learning materials

Here we inform which open education resources that are available from IDOCOS and the flow we use to make them available. 

The flow 
The Open Education Resources, OERs, and Open Access materials, OA, created by IDOCOS we publish on our website and register at external repositories. OERs and OAs we find, select and use, (adopt) we register as references in the course and learning materials. Open materials we find and adapt to use we publish on our website, with respect to the license, and register at external repositories. See the figure below.

IDOCOS Open resources

When closing the IDOCOS project, the following open licensed courses and learning materials have been created

The course Digital Transformation

Title: The course Digital Transformation (for Sustainable Development).

Subject: Digital Transformation, Sustainable Development.

Material type: A structured course provided in Moodle.

License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0. International (CC-BY 4.0). This license requires that reusers give credit to the creator. It allows reusers to distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, even for commercial purposes.

Year created: 2022

Year modified: 2023

Format: Exported Moodle format

Description: The course is based on selected literature and self-paced learning. And forum discussions are encouraged. The forum discussions can be helpful in achieving the learning objectives. Main topics in the course are 1) digital transformation and sustainable development, and 2) digital transformation for sustainable development implemented through projects.

Peer review: No


The courses and learning materials contains two courses, a) one for students followed by a professor/lecturer, b) and one self-paced. The courses basically have the same structure and content, but a) have two seminars and require the student to deliver on two assignments and can typically be included in a university course portfolio for doctoral students awarding the students that pass with credits. Course b) is self-paced and recommends students to deliver on one assignment. To have an incentive for completion one can award students delivering papers to have the best published or other awards.

Instructions on how to import the course to your moodle instance.

  1. Download the file from the download link provided.
  2. Unzip the downloaded file, and you will find two course files: "Digital Transformation Self-paced.mbz" and "Digital Transformation Teacher allocated.mbz".
  3. The first course file is intended for open groups, which are self-paced and have no teacher allocation. The second course file is for teacher-allocated courses. Choose the file that best fits your institution's needs.
  4. Log in to your Moodle instance as an administrator.
  5. In your browser, navigate to the following link: https://yourmoodleinstancename/backup/restorefile.php?contextid=1 (Replace "yourmoodleinstancename" with your own Moodle domain).
  6. Drag and drop the course file you downloaded into the area that says "You can drag and drop files here to add them."
  7. Click the "Restore" button.
  8. Wait for Moodle to import the course file. Depending on the file size and the settings you chose, this process may take some time.
  9. Once the import is complete, you will see a message confirming that the course has been successfully restored.
  10. Navigate to the course page to verify that the course has been imported correctly.


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