Open Syllabus in Sakai 2.6 :  up and running<br />Jacques Raynauld – faculty<br />HEC Montréal<br />June 15 2010<br />
Objectives of the session<br />Overview of a new syllabus authoringtool to organize all your Sakai resources and tools<br ...
Outline<br />HEC Montréal and the origins of the project<br />Syllabi and Sakai<br />Open Syllabus structure and architect...
HEC Montréal and the origin of the project<br />4<br />
<ul><li>Large business school
Part of the University of Montreal campus
12 000 students
250 career professors
500 adjuncts
4 000 full time undergraduate students
Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions</li></ul>5<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
Origins of the project<br />Learning material disseminated in various course web sites …<br />Very confusing for the staff...
http://zonecours.hec.ca<br />7<br />
http://zonecours.hec.ca<br />8<br />
9<br />
10<br />
One location<br />Public and student access<br />Common interface<br />95% of the course websites are up and running in Zo...
Origins of the project<br />Good tool …. but unable to share the code for technical reasons<br />Spring 2007 : consensus t...
Origins of the project<br />Presentation of the beta version at the Boston meetings<br />HEC pilot in the 2010 Winter term...
Syllabi and Sakai<br />14<br />
Syllabi and Sakai<br />15<br />PDF - paper<br />Ressources - web<br />Contact information<br />Objectives<br />Requirement...
Citations
Hyperlinks
Assignments
Quizzes
Discussion Boards
Etc.</li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
Syllabi and Sakai<br />16<br />PDF - paper<br />Actual Syllabus tool in Sakai <br />Post a doc or PDF file<br />Use an edi...
Syllabi and Sakai<br />17<br />Ressources - web<br /><ul><li>Documents to download (pdf, ppt, doc, etc.)
Citations
Hyperlinks
Assignments
Discussion Boards
Etc.</li></ul>Stanford U. , Coursework User Guide<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
Syllabi and Sakai<br />18<br />Sakai Courseware Management - The Official Guide, p. 170.<br />
Syllabi and Sakai<br />19<br />FacultyShowcase: Amanda Cecil, Using Oncourse CL to choreograph teachable moments in online...
Open Syllabus Architecture<br />20<br />
Open Syllabus Architecture<br />21<br />
Open Syllabus Architecture<br />22<br />Gerbé and Raynauld, An Open Syllabus Model, Ed-Media 2009, Honolulu.<br />11th Sak...
Open Syllabus Architecture<br />23<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
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Open Syllabus is now a fully functional Sakai 2.6 contrib tool that helps instructors quickly organize their course's material. In this presentation, we sketch its most important features including the seamless integration with resources, citations and assignments.

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Open Syllabus in Sakai 2.6: up and running

  1. 1. Open Syllabus in Sakai 2.6 : up and running<br />Jacques Raynauld – faculty<br />HEC Montréal<br />June 15 2010<br />
  2. 2. Objectives of the session<br />Overview of a new syllabus authoringtool to organize all your Sakai resources and tools<br />Convince you of the importance of using some kind of structure or semantic approach for Sakai course websites<br />Faculty? Teaching Support? IT? Deans? Students? <br />Possible Sakai adoption? <br />2<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  3. 3. Outline<br />HEC Montréal and the origins of the project<br />Syllabi and Sakai<br />Open Syllabus structure and architecture<br />Quick demo of the tool<br />Summary, roadmap and questions<br />3<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  4. 4. HEC Montréal and the origin of the project<br />4<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>Large business school
  6. 6. Part of the University of Montreal campus
  7. 7. 12 000 students
  8. 8. 250 career professors
  9. 9. 500 adjuncts
  10. 10. 4 000 full time undergraduate students
  11. 11. Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions</li></ul>5<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  12. 12. Origins of the project<br />Learning material disseminated in various course web sites …<br />Very confusing for the staff, the students and the public …<br />Development of an in-house easy-to-use Web platform to build a centralized electronic syllabi web depot<br />6<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  13. 13. http://zonecours.hec.ca<br />7<br />
  14. 14. http://zonecours.hec.ca<br />8<br />
  15. 15. 9<br />
  16. 16. 10<br />
  17. 17. One location<br />Public and student access<br />Common interface<br />95% of the course websites are up and running in Zone Cours<br />11<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  18. 18. Origins of the project<br />Good tool …. but unable to share the code for technical reasons<br />Spring 2007 : consensus to rewrite the program with a open source vision (Sakai)<br />CRIMand the University of Montreal joined the team and brought their expertise and their experience (use cases)<br />12<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  19. 19. Origins of the project<br />Presentation of the beta version at the Boston meetings<br />HEC pilot in the 2010 Winter term. Large roll-out in the Fall.<br />University of Montréal pilot in the Summer and Fall terms.<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  20. 20. Syllabi and Sakai<br />14<br />
  21. 21. Syllabi and Sakai<br />15<br />PDF - paper<br />Ressources - web<br />Contact information<br />Objectives<br />Requirements (evaluation)<br />Grading<br />College policies<br />Schedule of readings, due date<br /><ul><li>Documents to download (pdf, ppt, doc, etc.)
  22. 22. Citations
  23. 23. Hyperlinks
  24. 24. Assignments
  25. 25. Quizzes
  26. 26. Discussion Boards
  27. 27. Etc.</li></ul>11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  28. 28. Syllabi and Sakai<br />16<br />PDF - paper<br />Actual Syllabus tool in Sakai <br />Post a doc or PDF file<br />Use an editor<br />No semantic<br />Contact information<br />Objectives<br />Requirements (evaluation)<br />Grading<br />Collegepolicies<br />Schedule of readings, due date<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  29. 29. Syllabi and Sakai<br />17<br />Ressources - web<br /><ul><li>Documents to download (pdf, ppt, doc, etc.)
  30. 30. Citations
  31. 31. Hyperlinks
  32. 32. Assignments
  33. 33. Discussion Boards
  34. 34. Etc.</li></ul>Stanford U. , Coursework User Guide<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  35. 35. Syllabi and Sakai<br />18<br />Sakai Courseware Management - The Official Guide, p. 170.<br />
  36. 36. Syllabi and Sakai<br />19<br />FacultyShowcase: Amanda Cecil, Using Oncourse CL to choreograph teachable moments in online courses, Indiana University, On Course<br />
  37. 37. Open Syllabus Architecture<br />20<br />
  38. 38. Open Syllabus Architecture<br />21<br />
  39. 39. Open Syllabus Architecture<br />22<br />Gerbé and Raynauld, An Open Syllabus Model, Ed-Media 2009, Honolulu.<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  40. 40. Open Syllabus Architecture<br />23<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  41. 41. Open Syllabus Architecture<br />24<br />Sakai Tools - Services<br />Sakaï Server<br />Open Syllabus Server<br />Open Syllabus Client – Google Web Tool kit<br />Exchange of XML files betweenOpen syllabus server and client <br />Open Syllabus public gate<br />HTML site createdfrom the XML file <br />
  42. 42. Citation Z39.50 Connector: <br />MetaSearch<br />Engine<br />(SirsiSingleSearch, Web2Bridge …)<br />HTTP <br />Or<br />Z39.50<br />Etc. …<br />Linking to Library Resources: Workarounds and Z39.50 Connectors in Sakai<br />Mame Awa Diop<br />Z39.50<br />Z35.50 Connector<br />Z39.50<br />Library of Congress<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  43. 43. Z39.50 Connector<br />Allows access to computer databases accessible trough the Z39.50 client server-protocol such as library catalogue.<br />Allows a faster integration of the citation helper tool<br />Integrated Library System<br />Z39.50 <br />Repository OSID<br />Implementation<br />Z39.50 communications protocol<br />OSID CALL<br />OSID RETURN<br />
  44. 44. Links to library resources<br />Creates a link to the institution’s library catalogue.<br />Allows students easier and faster access to library resources.<br />SFX - OpenUrl<br />Articles<br />Library catalog<br />Books and others<br />
  45. 45. Quick demo of the toolhttp://vimeo.com/12495226<br />28<br />
  46. 46. Demo<br />Description of the editing page – buttons – tree panel (news, listof the lectures) and Sakai tools. View all. The structure and the wordingscanbetaylored to eachuniversityneeds.<br />Adding a description in the Presentationsection<br />Adding a contact<br />Adding a textbookcitation to Course Material<br />Adding a Forum to Course Material<br />29<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  47. 47. Demo<br />Seeingthe content of lecture 2 (objective, citation, file, url, exercice)<br />Addinga lecture : The pricemechanism<br />Addingthe objectives<br />Adding an article – public – mandatory<br />Addinga document – private – recommended<br />Addinga quiz – rubric exercice – private – complementary<br />Movinga quiz to lecture 1<br />30<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  48. 48. Demo<br />Discussing the evaluation section – very important for program design – the mostsemantic<br />Editingan evaluation (evaluation type, addingelectronicsubmission,etc.)<br />Addingan evaluationcriteria<br />Addingan electronicsubmission (assignment)<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  49. 49. Demo<br />Adding a cluster<br />Moving a lecture<br />Addinganother cluster<br />Preview<br />Publish<br />OsylManager (Briefly)<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  50. 50. Summary, road map and questions<br />33<br />
  51. 51. 10 good reasons for Open Syllabus<br />Studentrequest : Whatshould I do? Whereisit? <br />Facultyrequests : keepit simple (training)!<br />Easy to modifythe templates and keepingtheirsemantic (lectures, themes, modules, etc.)<br />Peak-load solution (GWT client)<br />34<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  52. 52. 10 good reasons for Open Syllabus<br />Archive/Share/Import/Export : <br /> Lectures/Modules withinyouruniversity<br />Across the Sakai community<br />Easy migration for us<br />Public gate for the community, future students, parents, etc.<br />Cuttingwork : PDF printing for students<br />Reporting: assessmentmethods, accreditation, Bologna, etc.<br />35<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  53. 53. 10 good reasons for structuredsyllabi<br />Dynamiclinks to yourlibrarycatalog (Z39.50).<br />Easy to launch a small pilot<br />36<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  54. 54. Road-map and questions<br />Availablenowfor Sakai 2.6<br />Migration to Sakai 2.7 coming<br />Sakai 3.0 isnaturalstepsinceOpenSyllabus has REST architecture and couldbetransformed in a Open Social Gadget<br />37<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  55. 55. Road-map and questions<br />Tech DemoWednesday<br />http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/display/OSYL/OpenSyllabus+Home<br />Video: http://vimeo.com/12495226<br />Test server : http://osyltest.hec.ca<br />jacques.raynauld@hec.ca<br />38<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  56. 56. [Slide Title]<br />[Slide Content]<br />39<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />
  57. 57. [Section Title Slide]<br />[Additional content]<br />11th Sakai Conference - June 15-17, 2010<br />40<br />

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