References and Resources located by the project team are available below.

List of acronyms used

CSU – Charles Sturt University
UTAS – University of Tasmania
UTS – University of Sydney
OE – Open education
OER – Open Educational Resources
OEP – Open Education Practice
OERu – Open Education Resource Universitas
OLT – Office for Learning and Teaching
OPAL – Open Educational Quality Initiative
POERUP – Polices for OER uptake
AARNet – Australia’s Academic and Research Network
AAF – Australian Access Federation
ABC – Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ACODE – Australasian Council for Open and Distance and E-learning
AUSGOAL – Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework
AGDET – Australian Government Department of Education and Training
ASCILITE – Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education
CADAD – Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development
CAUDIT – Council of Australian Directors of Information Technology
CAUL – Council of Australian University Librarians
NBNCo – National Broadband Network Co
NCU – National Copyright Unit
NUS – National Union of Students
ODLAA – Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia
OUA – Open Universities Australia
TEQSA – Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
UA – Universities Australia
UA DVCAs – Universities Australia Deputy Vice-Chancellors Academic Network
UA DVC Corp – Universities Australia Deputy Vice-Chancellors Corporate Network

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