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  1. 1. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Premysl Velek – Victor J. Perez RubioEuropean SchoolnetSharing Open Educational Resources in MultilanguageRepositories – the Learning Resource Exchange and ScientixLINQ 2013 Conference, Rome, Italy, 17 May 2013
  2. 2. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Supporting the use ofof technology in teaching andlearningExchange and interoperabilityof digital learning resorceswww.eun.orgPartnership of 30 Ministries of Education in EuropeMission:raise the quality ofeducationin EuropePromote theEuropean dimensionin schools and education
  3. 3. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Learning resource exchangehttp://lreforschools.eun.org/Federation of repositories – service enabling schoolsand teachers to find educational content from manydifferent countries and providers :● More than 50 providers open to both public andprivate sectors● Over 200,000 OERs covering all educational fields(K-12)● More than 30 languages
  4. 4. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.eQNet - Quality Network for EuropeanLearning Resource Exchange (2009 – 2012)http://eqnet.eun.org/Supported by the European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme(LLP)Consortium: EUN and nine Ministries of education in EuropeGoal:● Enable sharing of Open Educational Resources on a large scale● Streamline their evaluationResult: Travel Well criteriaA set of metadata, describing OERs that allow for identifying digitallearning content that has a high potential to be re-used acrossnational and linguistic boudaries.
  5. 5. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Travel WellTravel Well criteria – methodology:Expert teachers assessed learning objects in LRE for their travel wellpotential.Analysis of the assessments:● What criteria teachers considered most relevant?● Were there some criteria difficult to apply or deemed less relevant?Result :● Travel Well criteria are suitable for pratical evaluation and cannoticeably reduce the subjectivity inherent in expert evaluation.● Showcase of 3,500 Travel Well resources, another 2,000 addedsince then
  6. 6. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Travel Well criteria1. Translational topics2. Knowledge of specific language is not needed (languageindependence)3. Stored as a file type that is usable with generally availablesoftware4. Methodological support for teachers in not needed5. Intuitive and easy to use (no complex operating instructions)6. Interactivity7. Clear licence status
  7. 7. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Learning resource exchangehttp://lreforschools.eun.org/Federation of repositories – service enabling schools and teachers tofind educational content from many different countries and providers :● More than 50 providers- open to both public and private sectors● Over 200,000 OERs covering all educational fields (K-12)● More than 30 languages
  8. 8. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Scientix resource repositoryhttp://www.scientix.eu/web/guest/resourcesResources in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)Content providers: STEM education projects funded by EUprogrammes or by various (inter)national initiatives:●200 STEM projects carried out int he past 10 years●Over 600 learning objectsCommon core: support of inquiry based learning (IBSE) andthe use of ICT in science eduation
  9. 9. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Scientix Translation on demand●Bottom-up approach – user driven localisation of OERs●Localisation to EU official languagesFrom May 2010 to November 2012:●1,071 requests●440 of them acceptedCriteria: more than one request for translation of a givenOER
  10. 10. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Scientix Translation on demand●Bottom-up approach – user driven localisation of OERs●Localisation to EU official languagesFrom May 2010 to November 2012:●1,071 requests●440 of them acceptedCriteria: more than one request for translation of a given OR
  11. 11. Scientix is financed under the European Unions Seventh FrameworkProgramme for Research and Development, eQNet was supported bythe European Commissions Lifelong Learning Programme.Scientix Translation on demand v. Travel WellTravel Well:to stimulate mutual exchange of OERs between both producersand end-users●Quick and objective evaluation of large number of OERs●Easy uptake by third partiesScientix Translation on demand:to disseminate and promote good teaching practice in STEMeducation (IBSE)●Bound to subject-specific repositories with clearly defined set ofgood teaching practice●Require active user community●Specific funding needed
  12. 12. Dr Agueda Gras-Velazquez, agueda.gras@eun.orgScientix project managerDr Elena Shulman, elena.shulman@eun.orgEQNet project managerPřemysl Velek, premysl.velek@eun.orgScientix portal managerVictor J. Perez Rubio, victor.perez@eun.orgScientix Translation on demand coordinatorMore informationScientix is financed under the European Unions SeventhFramework Programme for Research and Development, eQNetwas supported by the European Commissions Lifelong LearningProgramme. This publication reflects the view only of theauthors. The Commission cannot be held responsible for any usewhich may be made of the information contained therein.

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