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  1. 1. Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Catarina Maximiano Claudio Esperança Manuela Francisco Rogério Costa Vítor Rodrigues ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011
  2. 2. Contents <ul><ul><li>About UED-IPL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Components implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilot course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusions </li></ul></ul>ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011
  3. 3. About UED-IPL ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011 Leiria (130km north of Lisbon)
  4. 4. About UED-IPL ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011 Campus 1 - Leiria School of Education and Social Sciences Campus 2 - Leiria School of Technology and Management School of Health Sciences Campus 5 – Leiria Distance Learning Unit Learning Unit for Technological Specialisation Courses Training Center for Actives Campus 3 - Caldas da Rainha School of Fine Arts and Design Campus 4 - Peniche School of Tourism and Maritime Technology <ul><li>The academic community of IPL integrates about 11,500 students, 885 teachers and 314 technical and administrative staff </li></ul><ul><li>(in 5 higher education schools). </li></ul><ul><li>In total, 62 undergraduate degree courses are offered (day classes, night classes and distance learning), 40 masters degree courses and 18 post-graduate courses. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Components implementation ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011
  6. 6. Components implementation <ul><li>Module description </li></ul><ul><li>EU4ALL local plugin. This is the base component of the module and contains the libraries to communicate with the EU4ALL repositories. </li></ul><ul><li>Course activity. The adaptable plugin, a course activity used to associate the course resources, send that information to the EU4ALL metadata repository and retrieve the resource that should be presented to the user when requested. </li></ul><ul><li>Course format. Format is a Moodle component that specifies the internal structure of a course and how the course resources should appear. </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle capabilities are a smart way to control the permissions within a Moodle instance (allow or deny access to specific features). </li></ul>ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011 more information about this in
  7. 7. Components implementation <ul><li>Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>This module was developed over a LAMP environment using Moodle 2.0.1 and should work on this environment </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There are no specific hardware requirements for this module in addition to those required for Moodle 2. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A workable installation of Moodle 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PHP soap client extension is required for the module to function properly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A system account with file system write permissions to copy the module files to the destination system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network access to the EU4ALL service endpoints is also required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any standards browser: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Opera, Safari, should work too </li></ul></ul>ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011
  8. 8. Pilot course ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011
  9. 9. Pilot course ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011
  10. 10. <ul><li>Users </li></ul><ul><li>Visual disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Physical disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive and neurological disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Without disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>18 students </li></ul><ul><li>2 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Course content </li></ul><ul><li>Module 0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 PDF (text) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video (image and audio) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audio (audio) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video with sign language (LGP) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Module 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 PDF (text) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video (image and audio) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audio (audio) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video with sign language (LGP) </li></ul></ul></ul>Pilot course ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011
  11. 11. Conclusions <ul><li>What is expected from IPL and what we have done? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop EU4ALL Components </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>User model </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata repository </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content personalisation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Implement a course (users with special needs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elaborate accessibility and usability reports </li></ul></ul>ULD conference, Brno, 10 Feb. 2011