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Presentation by Sheila MacNeill/Neil Fegen to introduce the joint JISC CETIS EC/MDR meeting, 29 June 2007

Presentation by Sheila MacNeill/Neil Fegen to introduce the joint JISC CETIS EC/MDR meeting, 29 June 2007



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  • Joint Metadata & Digital Repositories & EC SIG meeting, 29 June 2007, University of Strathclyde
  • Joint MDR/EC SIG meeting
    • Intros
    • Background information on JISC/CETIS
    • Aims of the day
  • JISC CETIS Service
    • Service since August 2006 - launched November 2006
    • Partnership between Universities of Bolton & Strathclyde, Heriot-Watt and CRA
    • Service advices on the strategic, technical and pedagogic implications of educational technology
    • Provides strategic and technical advice to JISC e-Learning development programmes
    • Programme support
    • Community building -SIGs
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  • Overview: JISC CETIS Service
    • Represents the JISC on international standardisation initiatives (IMS, BSI etc)
    • Works with the wider educational community to facilitate the use of standards-based eLearning, especially through Special Interest Groups
    • Supports the current JISC eLearning Programme, e.g. eFramework, Design for Learning, & RRT
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  • Special Interest Groups
    • Accessibility SIG
    • Assessment SIG
    • Educational Content (EC) SIG
    • E-Portfolio SIG
    • Enterprise SIG
    • Metadata and Digital Repositories (MDR) SIG
    • Pedagogy Forum
  • JISC CETIS SIGs/Forums
    • Metadata & Digital Repositories SIG, run by Phil Barker /Neil Fegen (Heriot Watt): for people interested in the process of describing and sharing educational resources
    • Educational Content SIG (ECSIG), run by Sheila MacNeill (Strathclyde): for people working with education al content related interoperability standards
    • Accessibility SIG, run by Sharon Perry (Bolton): for people interested in supporting a learner's individual needs and preferences
    • Assessment SIG, run by Rowin Young (Strathclyde): for people interested in electronic assessment of student knowledge and learning
  • JISC CETIS SIGs/Forums
    • E-Portfolio SIG , run by Helen Richardson & Simon Grant (JISC CETIS / Centre for Recording Achievement) : for people interested in e-portfolios and e-PDP (Personal Development Planning)
    • Enterprise SIG, run by Vashti Zarach (Bolton): for people interested in learner data, course information and educational systems integration
    • Pedagogy Forum, run by Lisa Corley (Bolton): for people interested in ensuring that the 'learning' is put into learning technology specifications
  • SIG Communication & web presence
    • Blogs: All JISC CETIS staff have workblogs, these are used to populate front page of JISC CETIS website.
    • Discussion lists: Each SIG has a JISCMail discussion list
    • Wikis: Each SIG has area on the JISC CETIS wiki - links to relevant standards, specs, projects etc, meeting archives etc.
  • Further information
    • Website: http://jisc.cetis.ac.uk/
    • Community wiki: http: //wiki . cetis .ac. uk/CETIS_Wiki
    • MDR SIG: http: //wiki . cetis .ac. uk/Metadata
    • EC SIG: http: //wiki . cetis .ac. uk/Educational_Content
  • What today is about
    • How are people/projects using tools, services, vles, repositories to create, share, store content?
    • What are the implications/challenges?
    • What standards/services does our community need?
    • What can the SIGs do to aid the community?
  • Agenda
    • 10.30 - 10.45 Introduction & overview of the day, Sheila MacNeill & Fegen JISC CETIS
    • 10.45 – 11.25 David Davies, University of Warwick
    • 11.25 – 12.05 Charles Duncan, Intrallect, SRU tool demo
    • 12.05 - 12.30 Sue Manuel, University of Loughborough, PEDESTAL
    • 12.30 – 1.30 LUNCH
    • 1.30 – 2.10 Caroline Breslin/Andrew Wodehouse University of Strathclyde, DIDET
    • 2.10 – 2.50 Dr Michael Gardner, University of Essex, Resource Browser
    • 2.50 – 3.05 BREAK
    • 3.05 – 3.45 Julie Allinson, UKOLN, SWORD
    • 3.45 – 4.00 Closing comments