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Nathan Yergler


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  1. 1. share, reuse, and remix— legally
  2. 4. <a hr ef=” ” rel =”license”> Attribution 3.0 Unported </a>
  3. 5. CC Rights Expression Language
  4. 6. How do you find CC licensed work? How do you find OER you’re looking for?
  5. 10. OER Search == CC Search++ <ul><li>Similarities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No central registry or repository </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It's up to publishers to label their works </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And additional interesting problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Differing views on what makes it “Educational” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional facets – subject, language, etc </li></ul></ul>
  6. 12. A Model for OER Search <ul><li>Curators identify educational resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curators optionally add metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A Curator may also be the Publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or a Curator may add metadata to someone else’s resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ingest resource lists, metadata via RSS/Atom feeds, OAI-PMH </li></ul>
  7. 16. Curators & Feeds
  8. 17. Where we're at & where we're going
  9. 18. Provenance <ul><li>Storing provenance for curator metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating provenance with the query front end </li></ul><ul><li>When complete, will allow users to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit their query to specific curators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exclude curators from their query </li></ul></ul>
  10. 19. Information for Curators <ul><li>Want publishers/curators to publish more linked data </li></ul><ul><li>Need a feedback loop to help drive this </li></ul><ul><li>Working on “dashboard” to see what's indexed, how, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Second phase: documentation, tools to help improve their RDFa </li></ul>
  11. 20. “ We're Open” <ul><li>Education is our test domain, but the tool is generally useful </li></ul><ul><li>Other organizations have expressed interest in using the DiscoverEd software </li></ul><ul><li>Making code available on Gitorious, </li></ul>