Learning portals, Repositories, Infrastructures

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  • Learning portals, Repositories, Infrastructures

    1. 1. learning portals, repositories, infrastructures Nikos Manouselis Agro-Know Technologies ARIADNE Foundation [email_address]
    2. 2. about me <ul><li>Computer Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>MSc’s on Operational Research + Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>PhD from Informatics Lab of an Agricultural University </li></ul><ul><li>working on technology enhanced learning (TEL) topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>during past 10 years </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. about me <ul><li>Computer Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>MSc’s on Operational Research + Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>PhD from Informatics Lab of an Agricultural University </li></ul><ul><li>working on technology enhanced learning (TEL) topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>during past 10 years </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. promised <ul><li>Learning portals </li></ul><ul><li>Learning repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Learning infrastructures </li></ul>
    5. 5. reality
    6. 6. introduction
    7. 7. “ e-Learning”
    8. 8. “ e-Learning”
    9. 9. learning object <ul><li>&quot;any entity, digital or non-digital, that may be used for learning , education or training &quot; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ΙΕΕΕ Learning Technology Standards Committee (2002) </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. learning object <ul><li>&quot;any entity, digital or non-digital, that may be used for learning , education or training “ </li></ul><ul><li>+ metadata describing this use </li></ul>
    11. 11. metadata Publisher Date Catalog Subject ID Author Title
    12. 12. educational metadata
    13. 13. not a learning object (yet)
    14. 14. … becomes a learning object
    15. 15. finding learning objects
    16. 16. teaching Climate Change <ul><li>looking for an opportunity to teach how climate change has affected our planet during the years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>secondary school context </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>focus on geographical regions </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. where to start? <ul><li>Google! </li></ul>
    18. 18. where to start? <ul><li>Google! </li></ul>
    19. 19. didn’t start well… <ul><li>… let me try again </li></ul>
    20. 20. didn’t start well… <ul><li>… let me try again </li></ul>
    21. 21. still, lots of searching… <ul><li>alternative approach: places where learning objects/resources are indexed, collected, classified… </li></ul>
    22. 22. learning portals
    23. 23. definition <ul><li>portal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>gate, gateway portail بوابة brána port Tor puerta portti kapija cancello 門 문 poort port brama portão, gateway ворота grind ประตู kapı cửa 大门 , 网关 </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. definition <ul><li>portal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>gate, gateway portail بوابة brána port Tor puerta portti kapija cancello 門 문 poort port brama portão, gateway ворота grind ประตู kapı cửa 大门 , 网关 </li></ul></ul>
    25. 27. searching can get better
    26. 28. searching can get better
    27. 29. searching can get better
    28. 30. searching can get better
    29. 31. required: learning repositories
    30. 32. definitions <ul><li>digital repository: system for the storage , location and retrieval of digital resources </li></ul><ul><li>digital learning repository (DLR): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>nature of resources or their description reflects an interest of use in an educational context </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Holden C., “From Local Challenges to a Global Community: Learning Repositories Summit”, Academic ADL Co-Lab, 2003 </li></ul></ul>
    31. 33. networks of repositories <ul><li>learning repository federations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>interconnecting learning repositories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>facilitate metadata exchange </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allow searching throughout whole network </li></ul></ul>
    32. 34. e.g. for schools
    33. 35. to scale up: a global infrastructure
    34. 36. www.ariadne-eu.com
    35. 37. ARIADNE development centers <ul><li>Lausanne, Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Toulouse, France </li></ul><ul><li>Guayaquil, Equador </li></ul><ul><li>Al-Quds, Jerusalem </li></ul><ul><li>KULeuven, Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>Lorenet, Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>GRNET, Greece </li></ul>
    36. 38. architecture IEEE LOM or Dublin Core IEEE Learning Object Metadata (LOM) Simple Query Interface (SQI) OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting [Duval et al. , 200 7]
    37. 40. GLOBE www.globe-info.org
    38. 41. our green cases
    39. 42. Organic.Edunet <ul><li>www.organic-edunet.eu </li></ul><ul><li>funded by e Content plus </li></ul><ul><li>educational content on organic & sustainable topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>school, academic/university </li></ul></ul><ul><li>expanding to… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>research repositories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>vocational training content </li></ul></ul>
    40. 43. AgLR Task Force <ul><li>http://aglr.aua.gr </li></ul><ul><li>funded by FAO of UN </li></ul><ul><li>connecting existing agricultural learning repositories </li></ul><ul><li>bringing together agricultural learning stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>training events </li></ul></ul>
    41. 44. green open education <ul><li>www.greenoercommons.eu </li></ul><ul><li>in partnership with US-based OER Commons.org </li></ul><ul><li>open educational resources (OER) </li></ul><ul><li>focus on share and reuse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to support teachers/educators </li></ul></ul>
    42. 45. Natural Europe <ul><li>www.natural-europe.eu </li></ul><ul><li>funded by CIP PSP programme </li></ul><ul><li>focus on educational activities in museums </li></ul><ul><ul><li>facilitated by online tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>thematic area: natural history & biodiversity </li></ul>
    43. 46. conclusion
    44. 47. potential <ul><li>learning objects/resources: useful </li></ul><ul><li>having them organised in learning repositories: good </li></ul><ul><li>exploring ways to introduce them into formal and informal education & training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>challenging and worthwhile </li></ul></ul>
    45. 48. challenges <ul><li>technical issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>mainly interoperability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>requires standards, technologies, protocols </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>content issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>taking advantage of collections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cultural heritage, research work/outcomes, … </li></ul></ul>
    46. 49. for more info… <ul><li>contact me at: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>also visit: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.organic-edunet.eu </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.natural-europe.eu </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.greenoercommons.eu </li></ul><ul><li>http://aglr.aua.gr </li></ul>

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