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LRMI Smithsonian Workshop Presentation 140914-16


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Presentation to curators, education personnel, and tech people about the LRMI and how that can be leveraged to make resources more discoverable and their collections more educationally relevant.

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LRMI Smithsonian Workshop Presentation 140914-16

  1. 1. Making Instructional Resources Easier to Find through Better Technology Michael Jay, Educational Systemics
  2. 2. Move beyond Judging a Book by its Cover 2
  3. 3. Shifts in Education From the learner & parent’s perspective: 1. How can I do better? 2. How can I differentiate myself? 3. How can I get what I need based on how I learn? 4. How can I do well on qualifying tests? From the educator & institution’s perspective: 1. How do I address the needs of an increasingly diverse set of learners? 2. How do I engage learners who have access to rich resources and media? 3. How do I compete with educational alternatives? 3
  4. 4. Shifts in Education From the content developer & publisher’s perspective: 1. How do I provide coherent offerings that address the needs of an increasingly diverse set of students? 2. How do make the most of the instructional assets I have? 3. How do I make the value of my product(s) evident in a educational environment where learning objects are more prevalent? 4. How do I transition my organization to leverage emerging business models without losing what makes us unique? 4
  5. 5. The Education Market 5 Emerging Model Learning Management Environment Content Creators, Curators, & Publishers Traditional Model Users: Students Teachers Administrators Parents
  6. 6. 6 So, why do we need a standard?
  7. 7. This is possible due to What the heck is ‘’? Schema tells the search engines what your data means, not just what it says. The content on your website gets indexed and returned in search results. With schema markup, however, some of that content gets indexed and returned in a different way. 15
  8. 8. is for Creative Works 16 Answer Article Book Clip Code Comment Data Catalog Dataset Diet Email Message Episode Exercise Plan Item List Map Media Object Movie Music Playlist Music Recording Painting Periodical Photograph Publication Issue Publication Volume Question Recipe Review Sculpture Season Series Software Application TV Season TV Series Web Page Web Page Element Web Site
  9. 9. Relationships in 17 From ‘What is, CETIS
  10. 10. But what about learning?
  11. 11. Why Now? Kinda’ Perfect Storm Goal: Make it easier and more convenient to find learning resources that meet specific student and class needs. Curriculum Standards Intersection of three opportunities 21 Resource Registries (Learning Registry) LRMI from a representation by Brandt Redd, Gates Foundation
  12. 12. METADATA IS “DATA ABOUT DATA” Data It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light… Metadata Title: A Tale of Two Cities Author: Charles Dickens Publication Date: 1859 Pages: 400
  13. 13. MOMA 23 vs.
  14. 14. The LRMI Properties v1( General Terms ( – title/name – URL – description – image – about – created (date) – Creator – Publisher – inLanguage – useRightsUrl* – isBasedOnUrl Educational Terms: – educationalRole – educationalUse – timeRequired – typicalAgeRange – interactivityType – learningResourceType Competency related: – educationalAlignment – educationalFramework – Alignment Type – targetDescription – targetName – targetURL 24
  15. 15. Educational Role Administrator Mentor Parent Peer Tutor Specialist Student Teacher Team 25
  16. 16. Educational Use Activity Analogies Assessment Auditory Brainstorming Classifying Comparing Cooperative Learning Creative Response Demonstration Differentiation Discovery Learning Discussion/Debate Drill & Practice Experiential Field Trip Game Generating hypotheses Guided questions Hands-on Homework ID similarities & differences Inquiry Interactive Interview/Survey Interviews Introduction Journaling Kinesthetic Laboratory Lecture Metaphors Model & Simulation Musical Nonlinguistic Note taking Peer Coaching Peer Response Play Presentation Problem Solving Problem-based Project Questioning Reading Reciprocal teaching Reflection Reinforcement Research Review Role Playing Service learning Simulations Summarizing Technology Testing hypotheses Thematic instruction Visual/Spatial Word association 26
  17. 17. Interactivity Type Active Expositive Mixed 27
  18. 18. Typical Age Range 0-2 2-5 5-8 8-10 10-12 12-14 14-16 16-18 18+ 28
  19. 19. Learning Resource Type Activity Audio Broadcast Calculator Discussion E-Mail Field Trip Hands-on In-Person/Speaker Kinesthetic Lab Material Manipulative MBL Model On-Line Podcast Presentation Printed Robotics Still Image Video Wiki Worksheet Lesson Plan Test Quiz 29
  20. 20. Alignment Type assesses teaches requires textComplexity readingLevel educationalSubject educationLevel 30
  21. 21. The Learning Registry – Big Picture From Learning Standard Alignment in the SLC Technology: A Whitepaper SLC Project Document March 29, 2012
  22. 22. Learning Registry Simplified Private Learning Registry Node Learning Registry Content SCHEMA.ORG (LRMI) App App App Search Tagged to Results LRMI Properties Paradata
  23. 23. 3. The Act
  24. 24. 34
  25. 25. 35 What is the Process? Use the Open Source Tagger to create LRMI metadata for your educational resources. Tagger output is pushed to The Learning Registry and embedded in your page(s) to make your content much more easily discoverable. 1. Tag 2. Publish 3. Search Your Data Resource Registry Your content tagged with LRMI metadata is more easily discovered, accessed and purchased.
  26. 26. EZ Publish
  27. 27. 37 EZ Publish
  28. 28. 38 EZ Publish
  29. 29. 39 EZ Publish
  30. 30. 40 EZ Publish
  31. 31. 41 EZ Publish
  32. 32. 42 EZ Publish
  33. 33. Illinois Tagger & Search
  34. 34. Maybe you’ll even have your own…
  35. 35. 6. Implications 45
  36. 36. 46
  37. 37. Why Tag to the LRMI Properties? Discovery LRMI is designed to make your content discoverable Value Contextual relevance drives value. Allows you to make your resources more relevant and move to new use models. 47
  38. 38. Tagging… not a new idea Our immune system Millions of years of evolution. 48
  39. 39. Essential to discovery & data collection Examples of tagging: 49
  40. 40. Essential to discovery & data collection The take away: 50 Don’t release instructional resources into the wild without tagging them first! Regardless of whether you ‘raised’ them from scratch, keep them as pets, or are the result of catch & release
  41. 41. The Museum Opportunity Make educators aware of museum resources in the context of the content and processes they are teaching. Drive educator understanding that the Smithsonian is a rich resource for teaching and learning and not only a place to visit in person. Inform the development of additional instructional materials that complement existing collections. 51
  42. 42. 52 Shifting Resource Institution Media Legislated Learning Learner Engagement Discovered to to to to Move from… WWee anlreeeadd tyo a bre tahbiosut this
  43. 43. 53 For each of your organizations… Here to help you... o Determine how the LRMI can help your organization o Provide support in finding ways to integrate this into your existing processes o Facilitate access to technical resources if needed
  44. 44. 54 Questions & Contacts Michael Jay