Content Module 2

Course subject(s) 2: Opening and Using Government Data

In this module we focus on one particular aspect of the Open Government movement, namely Open Government Data. We define and provide examples of Open Government Data, and we explain the processes that take place from data collection at the side of the government through governmental data publication and to subsequent data use.

In addition, we have a look at considerations when opening government data, and at open data portals that are used to make government data available.

This week has the following learning objectives:

  • LO3: You are able to describe basic concepts related to Open Government Data.
  • LO4: You are able to analyze and discuss benefits, barriers and potential negative effects of a particular open government case, including technological and legal aspects.
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