Development of
a Linked Data curriculum
Tutorial at WWW 2014
Dr. Alexander Mikroyannidis
Knowledge Media Institute
The Ope...
Agenda
• The EUCLID project
• The EUCLID curriculum & module
production process
• The EUCLID learning
materials
• Best pra...
The EUCLID project
• A European project facilitating professional
training for data practitioners, who aim to use
Linked D...
The EUCLID curriculum
A series of modules, each targeting a
different crucial task related to Linked Data:
03.04.2014 4
The EUCLID learning
materials
• Presentation slides
• Webinars
• Screencasts
• Exercises & quizzes
• eBook
• Online course...
Initial Version of
eBook Chapter
Slides – First Version
Slides – Final Version
Final eBook Chapter
and online course
Webin...
Presentation slides
• These are the first training materials
produced for each module. They provide
an overview of the mai...
Webinars
• The webinars are conducted based on the
slides for each module.
• They are broadcasted live;
the audience can a...
Screencasts
• They demonstrate the use of tools and
platforms related to the EUCLID modules,
e.g.:
– Sig.ma
– Data.gov.uk
...
Exercises
03.04.2014 10
Quizzes
03.04.2014 11
eBook
• The EUCLID eBook encompasses the
content for each module in a structured
and interactive way.
• It is available fo...
eBook in HTML
03.04.2014 13
eBook on the iPad
03.04.2014 14
Online courses
• The EUCLID online courses provide an
integrated overview, structured as a learning
pathway, of all the le...
Online course in HTML
03.04.2014 16
Online course in iTunes
U
03.04.2014 17
Best practices for
curriculum design
• Industrial relevance
• Team curriculum design
• External collaboration
• Explicit l...
Best practices for
curriculum delivery
• Open to format
Our learning materials are available in a variety of
formats inclu...
Best practices for
curriculum delivery
• High quality
We have a formalised process where all
materials go through several ...
Download our learning materials:
21
www.euclid-project.eu
eBook
Online courses
03.04.2014
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Development of a Linked Data curriculum

  1. 1. Development of a Linked Data curriculum Tutorial at WWW 2014 Dr. Alexander Mikroyannidis Knowledge Media Institute The Open University, UK 03.04.2014 1
  2. 2. Agenda • The EUCLID project • The EUCLID curriculum & module production process • The EUCLID learning materials • Best practices for curriculum design & delivery 03.04.2014 2
  3. 3. The EUCLID project • A European project facilitating professional training for data practitioners, who aim to use Linked Data in their daily work. • EUCLID delivers a curriculum implemented as a combination of living learning materials and activities delivered online & face‐to‐face. • The EUCLID curriculum is validated by the user community through continuous feedback. 03.04.2014 3
  4. 4. The EUCLID curriculum A series of modules, each targeting a different crucial task related to Linked Data: 03.04.2014 4
  5. 5. The EUCLID learning materials • Presentation slides • Webinars • Screencasts • Exercises & quizzes • eBook • Online courses 03.04.2014 5
  6. 6. Initial Version of eBook Chapter Slides – First Version Slides – Final Version Final eBook Chapter and online course Webinar – Final Recording Webinar – First Recording Collection of Raw Chapter Materials Pre-final Version of eBook Chapter The EUCLID module production process 03.04.2014 6
  7. 7. Presentation slides • These are the first training materials produced for each module. They provide an overview of the main concepts covered in each module. • They also contain an extensive set of examples, so that the concepts of the module are explained to practitioners more effectively. 03.04.2014 7
  8. 8. Webinars • The webinars are conducted based on the slides for each module. • They are broadcasted live; the audience can ask questions via a chat facility. • A recording is made available through the EUCLID channel in Vimeo. 03.04.2014 8
  9. 9. Screencasts • They demonstrate the use of tools and platforms related to the EUCLID modules, e.g.: – Sig.ma – Data.gov.uk – BBC Music – Seevl – MusicBrainz – Sesame – OpenRefine – …and more 03.04.2014 9 Movie 1.6 Screencast of the Seevl site Movie 1.8 Screencast of the BBC Music site
  10. 10. Exercises 03.04.2014 10
  11. 11. Quizzes 03.04.2014 11
  12. 12. eBook • The EUCLID eBook encompasses the content for each module in a structured and interactive way. • It is available for: – Web browsers (HTML format) – Apple iPad (iBook format) – Other tablets (ePUB format) – Amazon Kindle devices (MOBI format) 03.04.2014 12
  13. 13. eBook in HTML 03.04.2014 13
  14. 14. eBook on the iPad 03.04.2014 14
  15. 15. Online courses • The EUCLID online courses provide an integrated overview, structured as a learning pathway, of all the learning materials produced in the project. • Learners can study them at their own pace, as there is no predetermined start or end date. • They are available for: – Web browsers (HTML) – iPad, iPhone and iPod touch (iTunes U) 03.04.2014 15
  16. 16. Online course in HTML 03.04.2014 16
  17. 17. Online course in iTunes U 03.04.2014 17
  18. 18. Best practices for curriculum design • Industrial relevance • Team curriculum design • External collaboration • Explicit learning goals • Show realistic solutions • Use real data & tools • Show scalable solutions • Eating our own dog food 03.04.2014 18
  19. 19. Best practices for curriculum delivery • Open to format Our learning materials are available in a variety of formats including: HTML and as an eBook, as an Apple iBook and on Amazon Kindles. • Addressibility Every concept in our curriculum is URI-identified so that HTML and RDF(a) machine-readable content is available. • Integration The main textual content, relevant webinar clips, screen casts and interactive components are placed into one coherent space. 03.04.2014 19
  20. 20. Best practices for curriculum delivery • High quality We have a formalised process where all materials go through several iterations to ensure quality, e.g. for each module we run both a practice and a full webinars facilitating critique and commentary. • Self-testing and reflection In every module, we include inline quizzes formulated against learning goals enabling students to self-monitor their progress. 03.04.2014 20
  21. 21. Download our learning materials: 21 www.euclid-project.eu eBook Online courses 03.04.2014

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