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LRMI - Background and State of the Spec



Geoff Fletcher's presentation from the LRMI Workshop on June 5 at the Sphinx Club in Washington, DC.

Geoff Fletcher's presentation from the LRMI Workshop on June 5 at the Sphinx Club in Washington, DC.



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  • Background andState of the SpecWashington, D.C. — 5 June 2013Michael Jay, Educational SystemicsLRMI1
  • Learning Metadata?2
  • Goal: Make it easier and more convenient to find learningresources that meet specific student and class needs.CurriculumStandardsSchema.orgIntersection ofthree opportunities4ResourceRegistries(Learning Registry)LRMIWhy Now? Kinda’ Perfect Stormfrom a representation by Brandt Redd, Gates Foundation4 View slide
  • 5So, why do we need a standard?5
  • microdata or rdfa 1.1 lite6
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  • “Why?”8
  • Improve search results.9
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  • But...11
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  • But nothing about learning.13
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  • MOMA16vs.16
  • Our Challenge“There is nothing worsethan a sharp image ofa fuzzy concept.”- Ansel Adams1717
  • The  LRMI  Proper-es  v1  (­‐specifica3on)General  Terms  (– 3tle/name– URL– Descrip3on– Image– Topic– created  (date)– Creator– Publisher– inLanguage– Mediatype– technologiesRequired– technologiesRecommended  – Use  RightsURL– is  based  onEduca-onal  Terms:– intendedEndUserRole– educa3onalUse    – 3meRequired– typicalAgeRange    – interac3vityType    – learningResourceTypeCompetency  related:– educa3onalAlignment– Descrip3on– URL– Alignment  Type  – educa3onalFramework– targetDescrip3on– targetName– targetURL1818
  • Intended User RoleAdministratorMentorParentPeer TutorSpecialistStudentTeacherTeam1919
  • Educational UseActivityAnalogiesAssessmentAuditoryBrainstormingClassifyingComparingCooperative LearningCreative ResponseDemonstrationDifferentiationDiscovery LearningDiscussion/DebateDrill & PracticeExperientialField TripGameGenerating hypothesesGuided questionsHands-onHomeworkID similarities & differencesInquiryInteractiveInterview/SurveyInterviewsIntroductionJournalingKinestheticLaboratoryLectureMetaphorsModel & SimulationMusicalNonlinguisticNote takingPeer CoachingPeer ResponsePlayPresentationProblem SolvingProblem-basedProjectQuestioningReadingReciprocal teachingReflectionReinforcementResearchReviewRole PlayingService learningSimulationsSummarizingTechnologyTesting hypothesesThematic instructionVisual/SpatialWord association2020
  • Interactivity TypeActiveExpositiveMixed2121
  • Media TypeAudio CDAudiotapeCalculatorCD-ICD-ROMDisketteDuplication MasterDVD/ Blu-rayE-MailElectronic SlidesField TripFilmstripFlashImageIn-Person/SpeakerIWBManipulativeMBLMicroficheOverheadPamphletPDFPerson-to-PersonPhonographRecordPhotoPodcastPrintedRadioRoboticsSatelliteSlidesTelevisionTransparencyVideo ConferenceVideodiscWebpageWiki2222
  • Typical Age Range0-22-55-88-1010-1212-1414-1616-1818+2323
  • Learning Resource TypeActivityAudioBroadcastCalculatorDiscussionE-MailField TripHands-onIn-Person/SpeakerKinestheticLab MaterialManipulativeMBLModelOn-LinePodcastPresentationPrintedRoboticsStill ImageVideoWikiWorksheetLesson PlanTestQuiz2424
  • Alignment TypeassessesteachesrequirestextComplexityreadingLeveleducationalSubjecteducationLevel2525
  • 3. The Act26
  • 27Removed: Apple IIgs commercial excerptexemplifying the combination of art and sciencerequired to tag instructional resources.27
  • Use the OpenSource Tagger tocreate LRMImetadata for youreducationalresources.Tagger output ispushed to TheLearning Registryand embedded inyour page(s) tomake your contentmuch more easilydiscoverable.1. Tag2. Publish3. SearchResource RegistryYour DataYour contenttaggedwith LRMI metadatais more easilydiscovered,accessed andpurchased.What is the Process?2828
  • 4. Tools29
  • InBloom Tagger30
  • Illinois Tagger & Search31
  • AEP Program32
  • Phase IIMarch 2012 – April 2013Awareness buildingProof of ConceptCollaboration on Tagger/SearchEducator/publisher surveysEncouraging/supporting Schema.orgadoptionHands-on Publisher Tagging Support3333
  • Phase IIIMay 2013 – April 2014Publisher Tagging SupportSandbox for PublishersLRMI GovernanceLRMI EcosystemService Provider’s ProgramAwareness BuildingPublisher and Educator Surveys3434
  • 5. State of the LRMI3535
  • HappeningsLRMI Properties are published as part ofSchema.orgAccessibility (A11y) properties submitted by BenetechOver 4800 resources taggedA lot of interest by companies producing tools forpublishersAwareness among publishers increased from 47%to 86% over the past yearAEP received Phase III funding3636
  • 6. Implications3737
  • DiscoveryLRMI is designed to makeyour content discoverableCommerceContextual relevance drives value.Allows you to make your resourcesmore relevant and move to new usemodels.Why Tag to the LRMI Objects?3838
  • Not just for topical application...Use to capture and communicateinstructional intent as part of productconceptualization and designTag, you’re it!3939
  • Shifting40ResourceInstitutionMediaAdoptedLearningLearnerEngagementDiscoveredtotototoMove from…40
  • Carpe Diem41or at least today!41
  • Breakout Options for LaterSession 1:EducationalAlignment - Taking Advantage ofLRMI’s “Killer Feature”Session 2:Building on LRMI - Accessibility and RatingsMetadataSession 3:What Comes Next? - Long Term Vision forLRMI4242
  • On  with  the  show!4343