Oilproject Giantommaso D ’ Astolto (Nest Group)
Oilproject Description/1 (Service, target users and main actors) <ul><li>Italian  on-line virtual school  with free lectur...
Oilproject Description/2 (didactic objectives and business model) <ul><li>As we said, the service is  free for users,  and...
Oilproject Browsing the website Homepage
Oilproject In the homepage we have the  possibility to sign up ( registration is free ) and  select one of the three profi...
Oilproject <ul><li>Record and upload  video/audio lectures  </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions  asked by students </li></u...
Oilproject <ul><li>Rate topics </li></ul><ul><li>Participate to  talkshows </li></ul><ul><li>Watch  uploaded  lectures </l...
Oilproject <ul><li>Upload  group pages </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the initiatives  of the community </li></ul>Google maps i...
Oilproject Strengths/1 <ul><li>The service is  completely free  ( the registration is free, but still most of the content ...
Oilproject Strengths/2 <ul><li>The  content  is  well organised , thus making the research fast and simple. Moreover there...
Oilproject Strengths/3 <ul><li>Possibility of interaction  through forum and chats. Besides there is some sort of  feedbac...
Oilproject Weaknesses <ul><li>When voluntary participation is needed, the risk is to have a poor response  thus slowing do...
Oilproject Conclusions & take-aways  <ul><li>The idea is very catchy, especially the focus on  everyday life’s topics , su...
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Oilproject

  1. 1. Oilproject Giantommaso D ’ Astolto (Nest Group)
  2. 2. Oilproject Description/1 (Service, target users and main actors) <ul><li>Italian on-line virtual school with free lectures open to all users </li></ul><ul><li>The service is meant for student and teachers of all ages </li></ul><ul><li>It’s build up on the concept of community and voluntary participation , and it is supported by private founders, student unions, private companies and magazines </li></ul>
  3. 3. Oilproject Description/2 (didactic objectives and business model) <ul><li>As we said, the service is free for users, and participation is voluntary. Potential costs are covered through sponsorships and there are collaborations for promoting the service </li></ul><ul><li>The aim is to create an inexpensive database of knowledge where people can mutually give and get material and share their experiences. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Oilproject Browsing the website Homepage
  5. 5. Oilproject In the homepage we have the possibility to sign up ( registration is free ) and select one of the three profiles they offer: professor , student or member of a community Browsing the website Homepage
  6. 6. Oilproject <ul><li>Record and upload video/audio lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions asked by students </li></ul>Example of uploaded lecture Browsing the website Professor’s profile
  7. 7. Oilproject <ul><li>Rate topics </li></ul><ul><li>Participate to talkshows </li></ul><ul><li>Watch uploaded lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul>A question about a lecture A talkshow A talkshow Browsing the website Student’s profile
  8. 8. Oilproject <ul><li>Upload group pages </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the initiatives of the community </li></ul>Google maps is used for locating the events Browsing the website Community member’s profile
  9. 9. Oilproject Strengths/1 <ul><li>The service is completely free ( the registration is free, but still most of the content is available without registering) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Oilproject Strengths/2 <ul><li>The content is well organised , thus making the research fast and simple. Moreover there are several topics regarding today’s life </li></ul>
  11. 11. Oilproject Strengths/3 <ul><li>Possibility of interaction through forum and chats. Besides there is some sort of feedback for evaluating the quality of the material </li></ul>
  12. 12. Oilproject Weaknesses <ul><li>When voluntary participation is needed, the risk is to have a poor response thus slowing down the growth of the network </li></ul><ul><li>Some classical subjects , such as maths are still missing </li></ul><ul><li>There is need for a management of the feedback system </li></ul>How to create a group for your community
  13. 13. Oilproject Conclusions & take-aways <ul><li>The idea is very catchy, especially the focus on everyday life’s topics , such as Economics </li></ul><ul><li>The role of feedback and the importance of the community should be considered as drivers for the development of this kind of projects </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to manage the rating system and evaluate whether a source of information is trustworthy or not </li></ul>

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