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ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio
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ELGG: the Social e-Portfolio

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Presentation by Ben Werdmuller providing an introduction to the ELGG social software

Presentation by Ben Werdmuller providing an introduction to the ELGG social software

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  • 1. Elgg :: the social ePortfolio Creating your own digital identity
  • 2. Brief History <ul><li>Top down approach to ePortfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Developing an alternative </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing your own space (learners) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a learner controlled space to explore, reflect, use as they want </li></ul><ul><li>It is about creating your own identity, then using this to interact with others, around common interests </li></ul>
  • 3. My Personal Learning landscape Tags Profile Customise Syndication Files Friends Contact 1 Contact 2 Contact 3 Community 1 Community 2 Community 3 Member 1 Member 2 Member 3 Community space Personal space Access controls LiveJournal Flickr Friendster Etc. Learning Landscape Weblog
  • 4. Users choice <ul><li>Interoperability/integration </li></ul><ul><li>Users should be able to choose which tools they interact with </li></ul><ul><li>Open standards </li></ul><ul><li>Disability considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Usability is the key! </li></ul>
  • 5. Technologies <ul><li>Blogging / Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>PLE’s / ePortfolios </li></ul><ul><li>RSS / aggregation </li></ul><ul><li>FOAF / RDF </li></ul><ul><li>SSO – single sign on / OpenID </li></ul><ul><li>Extensible architecture – API’s </li></ul>
  • 6. The ePortfolio part <ul><li>Gather up evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Persists beyond the duration or a course or program </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for reflective commentary which can be shared with as many or few people as the user wants </li></ul><ul><li>Builds up an identity which can be shared and used to make connections to others - auto tags </li></ul><ul><li>Pull in resources which are important </li></ul><ul><li>Use your identity to interact in other learning communities </li></ul>
  • 7. The ePortfolio part two <ul><li>Profile :: identity </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs :: reflective thoughts, dissemination, collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Files :: artifacts, evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Access controls :: controlling your space </li></ul><ul><li>Resources :: pull in relevant content </li></ul><ul><li>Communities :: ad-hoc spaces for lightweight collaboration </li></ul>
  • 8. Elgg and Moodle <ul><li>3 rd Party development </li></ul><ul><li>Looking to build seamless integration which will allow SSO between apps, as well as file transfer (phase two) </li></ul><ul><li>Elgg provides the social, free flowing, learner defined space – Moodle provides the institutional structure </li></ul><ul><li>Until now development has been a pilot however more funding has been secured </li></ul>
  • 9. Where to next for Elgg? <ul><li>Development of a presentation module </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive aggregation of external services </li></ul><ul><li>Resume/CV component </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to gather user data and build example scenarios to help new users </li></ul><ul><li>Improved user interface and admin area </li></ul><ul><li>Development of OpenAcademic </li></ul><ul><li>Construction of a global learning environment </li></ul>
  • 10. Thanks! <ul><li>Thank you for listening. </li></ul><ul><li>Dave Tosh </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Werdmuller </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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