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Ed Share Jisc Jan2010

  1. 1. JISC Programme Presentation January 2010 Hugh Davis [email_address] Debra Morris [email_address] Learning Societies Lab, ECS University of Southampton edshare.soton.ac.uk
  2. 2. People Involved <ul><ul><li>Hugh Davis (PI – University Director of Education – e-Learning) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debra Morris (Manager – Library staff) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Les Carr (Director of EPrints) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Su White (ECS academic) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tim Miles-Board (EPrints Manager) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sebastien François (EPrints programmer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patrick McSweeney (EPrints programmer) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yvonne Howard (Manager for OneShare) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dave Millard (PI for OneShare) </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  3. 3. Context <ul><ul><li>EdShare is the University share – EdSpace was the JISC funded project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The objective - to provide an infrastructure that allows academics to share everyday educational resources with whatever audience is appropriate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>built on Web 2.0 principles and with strategic University leadership for educational change </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ECS (academic group), EPrints (enterprise service), Library and iSolutions (specialist professional academic services) </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  4. 4. Where the Project is: <ul><ul><li>We have been in service since September 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EdSpace Project funded period ended April 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits Realisation: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>collaborative work to extend the take up of EdShare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(2 institutions + 1 HEA subject centre) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 Assemblies – held as workshops based on core themes from EdSpace (Web 2.0 and sharing; IPR) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New JISC-funded OneShare Project is supporting further work: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wrapped, implementable version of package </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>User profile application </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preview tool </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Implement shared editorial permissions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integration between VLE (Blackboard) and EdShare </li></ul></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  5. 5. Motivations <ul><ul><li>UK HE strategic drive for open educational resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UoS has a new VC, and is developing a new education strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We would like people to share </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improve efficiency – less replication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improve resources for student </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improve communication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EdShare’s lightweight, low threshold approach has won support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We plan to review the role of the institutional VLE </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  6. 6. EdShare is a Trojan Horse <ul><ul><li>Liberating resources from a VLE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposing educational content to the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A focus for change at UoS </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  7. 7. Attractive content previews JISC Meeting January 2010
  8. 8. Guiding principles for EdShare <ul><ul><li>Build on Web 2.0 practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eyecatching previews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capturing attention and retaining it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging the community in making resources visible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting staff in building confidence to do this </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Align institutional strategic change and sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate links with Blackboard </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  9. 9. Context of a School: Psychology <ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PsyWeb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SUSSED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EdShare fits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>with these </li></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  10. 10. Integration and user focus JISC Meeting January 2010
  11. 11. What EdShare can do for the University JISC Meeting January 2010
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>EdShare supports access within the whole </li></ul></ul><ul><li>institution, across Schools and disciplines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academics provide simple tags which make discovery easier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic access to some metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With a clear structure for adding more </li></ul></ul><ul><li>detail: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>courses, level, re-use </li></ul></ul>EdShare’s practical approach JISC Meeting January 2010
  13. 13. JISC Meeting December 2008 Adding and describing content
  14. 14. What stage is EdShare at now? <ul><ul><li>.soton.ac.uk URL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Wrapped” version of the software available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OneShare supporting new developments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BR projects supporting extended take up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extending Eprints’ portfolio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working across the institution to meet range of use cases: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learn with us </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SWOT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons licenses offered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPR work developing confidence </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  15. 15. What are we planning next? <ul><ul><li>Continue to develop our community of EdShare champions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborating with the OER presence in Southampton </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(6 Projects) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contributing to the emergence of new strategic institutional educational developments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>– Learn with us </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OneShare supporting new developments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BR projects supporting extended take up of EdShare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>University of Worcester: WBLR </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Open University: LORO </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LLAS Subject centre: HumBox </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exemplar Project for KeepIt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPR work developing confidence </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  16. 16. Benefits Realisation – what we’ve been doing JISC Meeting January 2010 <ul><ul><li>LORO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WBLR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HumBox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learnwithus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MEDEV? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CHERE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPR Assembly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 and educational resource sharing Assembly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exemplar Project for KeepIt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IPR work developing confidence </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Benefits Realisation – what we’ve been doing JISC Meeting January 2010 <ul><ul><li>LORO </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Benefits Realisation – what we’ve been doing JISC Meeting January 2010 <ul><ul><li>WBLR </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Benefits Realisation – what we’ve been doing JISC Meeting January 2010 <ul><ul><li>HumBox </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Benefits Realisation – what we’ve been doing JISC Meeting January 2010 <ul><ul><li>Learnwithus </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Benefits Realisation - Outputs <ul><ul><li>Efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing of everyday resources has potential to improve efficiency in the community </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EdShare software now available as a package </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CHERE, Web 2.0 Assembly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OER presence in Southampton </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IPR Assembly – developing educational resource policies with HEI’s </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>consultancy, training, workshops, application development services, systems integration. all available from EPrints Services </li></ul></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  22. 22. Other issues for EdShare/OneShare ? <ul><ul><li>Still understanding “composites” and collections in EdShare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions which emerge only after repeated cycles of the academic year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy Drag and Drop deposit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright and Digital Rights – institutional policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retention policies - institutional policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Institutional) Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interface with VLE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use for which materials? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborations with other HEI’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationship with national work: Subject centres, JORUM, and the OER Programme </li></ul></ul>JISC Meeting January 2010
  23. 23. Use your EdShare card JISC Meeting January 2010