Australian Le@rning Federation Learning
Object Exchange. Funded by State and Federal governments
of Australia and New Zealand, the Le@rning Federation is developing
an online exchange of high quality, reusable, and curriculum content
that will support teachers in improving educational outcomes for
Campus Alberta Repository of Educational Objects
(CAREO). An educational object repository of multidisciplinary
teaching materials jointly developed by the Universities of Alberta
and Calgary in cooperation with the Canadian BELLE (Broadband Enabled
Lifelong Learning Environment) project and CANARIE (Canadian Network
for the Advancement of Research in Industry and Education).
Distributed National Electronic Resource (DNER).
A UK-based initiative that provides access to quality assured information
resources on the Internet, including collections of scholarly journals,
abstracts, manuscripts, maps, music scores, images, moving pictures,
EducaNext. A consortium of European
universities, has developed a 'universal' brokerage platform enabling
the creation and sharing of knowledge for higher education in Europe.
Educational Object Economy (EOE) Foundation.
Positioned as a research and development learning-community,
the EOE builds standards-based tools that promote the use and testing
of shared educational objects and open-source components-based software.
It has a significant collection of java-based learning objects.
Health Education Assets Library (HEAL).
Initiated by the University of California (Los Angeles), HEAL is
now a collaboration involving the Association of American Medical
Colleges and the (US) National Library of Medicine. Through developing
a standards-based framework, it provides educators with free access
to distributed collections of high-quality multimedia materials
(such as images and videos) to augment health science education.