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The agriMoodle Hub for sharing course descriptions

  1. 1. Aggregating agricultural course descriptions: The agriMoodle Hub case Tasos KoutoumanosPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 1
  2. 2. Tasos who? “Who Is Engineer” image from zeeshan.info available at http://zeeshan.info/tag/trust-me-im-an-engineer/ → anastasios.koutoumanos @ gmail.comPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 2
  3. 3. Tasos who? ● Degree in Electrical, Telecommunications and Computers Engineering ● PhD in the Software Engineering domain, focused on “Advanced Learning Technologies” ● An ongoing shift between a “hacker” and a researcher ever since... ● So, can you “Trust me, Im an engineer!” ? → anastasios.koutoumanos@gmail.comPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 4
  4. 4. Whats in a Course? ● Data ● Course description, summary, etc. ● Learning resources ● (Descriptions of) Learning activities ● … ● And METADATA From Julià Minguillón, Universitat Oberta de ● Describing data Catalunya, Barcelona, available at http://edrene.org/seminars/seminar4barcelona.html ● In a way that they can be “classified” ● and “catalogued”, “discovered”, “reused”.Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 5
  5. 5. Course Metadata? Why? ● Pro Bono (Publico) ?! ● Cui Bono? ● Bring more learners … ● Build publicity fro your courses ... ● Your work … ● And Yourself!Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 6
  6. 6. OCW search ● “Find OpenCourseWare with OCW Search” ● An independent search engine ● indexes all OCW coursesPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 7
  7. 7. The search has just begun!Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 8
  8. 8. The search has just begun!Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 9
  9. 9. What about moodle?Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 10
  10. 10. Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 11
  11. 11. The agriMoodle conceptBuild a fresh Moodle 2 installation bundle, that:● provides great green/agri- templates and themes● is linked to interesting green/agri- information sources● trainers can use tools to import resources from relevant repositories● trainers can easily create and export metadata for their courses and resources● learners can benefit from (automatic) references to useful material, through various widgetsPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 12
  12. 12. The agriMoodle HUB ● The central component of the agriMoodle network! ● A registry of all agriMoodle instances. ● Holds all metadata descriptions.Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 13
  13. 13. The agriMoodle HUBPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 14
  14. 14. The agriMoodle HUB● Many more services! ● “Advertise” courses ● Match courses against user preferences ● Deal with logins centrally ● Provide intuitive statistics ● Export course details (metadata) to relevant portals and harvesters ● Foster “Communities” ● Push agriMoodle-related notifications (updates, etc.)Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 15
  15. 15. A central search for all agri-coursesPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 16
  16. 16. Advertise & Promote courses ● Intuitive search ● Enriched metadata ● Faceted Directory ● Ontology – driven ● Quality Controlled ● Pre-defined set of criteria, check, approval ● Community ratingPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 17
  17. 17. Further Advertise & Promote courses ● Export metadata to other portals ● Through OAI-PMH target ● Or RSS feeds ● Push notifications to social networks ● twitter, facebook, feeds, ... ● Automatic Search-engines optimization ● Do some magic for Google hits! ● Allow for the unforeseen! ● Well-documented APIs ● allow for new, third-party applicationsPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 18
  18. 18. “The Hub as a Tub” ™ ● Export course and forget! ● Break out of specific Moodle instance ● Relaunch when needed ● Archive courses with embedded activities and users trackingPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 19
  19. 19. Analytics From Greller, W., & Drachsler, H., Turning Learning into Numbers. Toward a Generic Framework for Learning Analytics. Journal of Educational Technology & Society.Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 20
  20. 20. Analytics From Greller, W., & Drachsler, H., Turning Learning into Numbers. Toward a Generic Framework for Learning Analytics. Journal of Educational Technology & Society.Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 21
  21. 21. Analytics from Verbert, K., Manouselis, N., Drachsler, H., and Duval, E. Dataset-driven Ressearch to Support Learning amd Knowledge Analytics Journal of Educational Technology & Society.Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 22
  22. 22. Community building ● An architecture for collaboration ● Badges / attribution ● Very serious on Access RightsPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 23
  23. 23. Get down to Business! The Competion● Generic moodle hubs ● MOOCH – Moodles Open Community Hub – 255 courses, 13867 linked sites – http://hub.moodle.org/ ● TCEA – 12 courses, 159 linked sites – http://moodle.tcea.org/moodle2/moodle/ ● MZ Zena (German) – 20 courses, 185 linked sites – http://www.mz.jena.de/moodlehub/Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 24
  24. 24. Get down to Business! The Business Plan● 2012 (project initiated on May...) ● 4 installations ● 8 courses● 2013 (new features are implemented, cont. support) ● 15 installations ● 40 courses● 2014 (big installations and small @ cloud) ● 40 installations ● 150 coursesPolenzo, 25 Oct 12 25
  25. 25. Hands on later today!Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 26
  26. 26. Aggregating agricultural course descriptions: The agriMoodle Hub case anastasios.koutoumanos @ gmail.com this presentation available at: w w w.slideshare.net/TasosKoutoumanos The AgriMoodle Hub concept by Anastasios Koutoumanos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.Polenzo, 25 Oct 12 27

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