The 4C Initiative Presented by Neil Bruton and Theo Lynn  23 rd  February 2010
The 4C Initiative - Content. Capability. Connect. Collaborate <ul><li>Developing a digital  content   supply network for e...
The 4C “Capability Project”
A pro bono training programme for educators and publishers to build digital content capabilities search integrate create e...
Whose Involved? A Growing Number of International Partners
How? Webex Training Centre  Online AV or Offline PPT + VOIP or Telephone
All resources are recorded, transcribed and soon, translated – www.4cinitiative.com
Some stats (after 3 weeks) <ul><li>Number of sessions: 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Session capacity: 50/30 </li></ul><ul><li>Total...
Demo: Creative Commons
Some Challenges <ul><li>Bandwidth Management Optimisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online AV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Downl...
Next Steps <ul><li>Package as SCORM Learning Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Share as OER – Attribute-NonCommercial-ShareAlike <...
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The 4C Initiative Presentation for OER 2010 Neil Bruton & Dr. Theo Lynn

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A presentation on The 4C Initiative, a digital content training project for education, given by Neil Bruton and Dr. Theo Lynn of LInK Research Centre, Dublin City University, at OER 2010

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The 4C Initiative Presentation for OER 2010 Neil Bruton & Dr. Theo Lynn

  1. 1. The 4C Initiative Presented by Neil Bruton and Theo Lynn 23 rd February 2010
  2. 2. The 4C Initiative - Content. Capability. Connect. Collaborate <ul><li>Developing a digital content supply network for education </li></ul><ul><li>Building digital content capability worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Connect education to a billion digital resources in the next ten years </li></ul><ul><li>Helping education worldwide to collaborate </li></ul>
  3. 3. The 4C “Capability Project”
  4. 4. A pro bono training programme for educators and publishers to build digital content capabilities search integrate create expose/share evaluate describe procure/license modify/reuse download/view
  5. 5. Whose Involved? A Growing Number of International Partners
  6. 6. How? Webex Training Centre Online AV or Offline PPT + VOIP or Telephone
  7. 7. All resources are recorded, transcribed and soon, translated – www.4cinitiative.com
  8. 8. Some stats (after 3 weeks) <ul><li>Number of sessions: 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Session capacity: 50/30 </li></ul><ul><li>Total unique registered participants: 234 </li></ul><ul><li>Average session registration: 70 </li></ul><ul><li>Average session attendance: 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Average recording downloads: 90 </li></ul><ul><li>Number of attendee nationalities: 12 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Demo: Creative Commons
  10. 10. Some Challenges <ul><li>Bandwidth Management Optimisation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online AV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download Recording </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download Transcription </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Registrations vs Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Timing for International Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Getting to the target audience, developing countries </li></ul>
  11. 11. Next Steps <ul><li>Package as SCORM Learning Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Share as OER – Attribute-NonCommercial-ShareAlike </li></ul><ul><li>Transcribe and Translate </li></ul><ul><li>New bandwidth optimised versions – lower quality video, lower quality audio etc </li></ul><ul><li>More Sessions, More Attendees, More Countries </li></ul><ul><li>New Channels, New Content </li></ul>
  12. 12. www.4cinitiative.com [email_address] [email_address]

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