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Med2 2012-bamidis-m educator

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Med2 2012-bamidis-m educator

  1. 1. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programme To 2.0 or 3.0 ? A Year of Change? Lessons Learned from the mEducator Project Panos Bamidis Assist. Prof. Medical School Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece http://www.meducator.net
  2. 2. co-funded by the European Commission eContentplus programme What is mEducator?  A Best Practice Network (BPN) co-funded by the – eContentplus 2008 programme of the European Commission – Contract Reference: ECP-2008-EDU-418006  Run between May 2009 – April 2012  As a BPN, it developed and compared two different solutions/frameworks – Solution 1 = mEducator2.0 - based on Web2.0 – Solution 2 = mEducator3.0 – based on Web3.0  Scope: to draw best practice recommendations2 mEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012
  3. 3. co-funded by the European Commission eContentplus programme mEducator central idea  discover,retrieve, use, rate, re-use and re-purpose educational content irrespective of any Learning Management System use  Target 1: providers and users of such content: – expert instructors (academics / health professionals) – students / learners  Target 2: technical providers of educational (health care) solutions3 mEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012
  4. 4. The main product/service1. mEducator 2.0: loosely coupled LCMSs via mashup technologies (Web2.0)2. mEducator 3.0: LCMSs linked via (semantic) linked services (Web3.0) partner partner institute 2 institute 3www.meducator2.netwww.meducator3.net partner institute 4 partner partner institute 1 institute 5
  5. 5. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeEvaluation framework 5 mEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012
  6. 6. co-funded by the European Commission eContentplus programme mEducator 2.0 vs mEducator 3.0 Web2.0: Web3.0 spaces Centralised repository Distributed semantically linked repositories  Data and presentation are  data and presentation are tightly integrated separated, with a number of APIs  Technically easier to maintain handling data interaction and the and explain to users (teachers different instantiations handling and students) the presentation  Basic functions (searches,  more open, allows easier descriptions) easy to integrate integration/connection of new trough mashups internal or external repositories.  Requires content importing to  Allows enrichment and linking6 a centralised database mEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012
  7. 7. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmemEducator3.0- The 2nd solution of mEducator project Based on the idea of linked data – linked data describes a method of publishing structured data so that it can be interlinked and become more useful. – rather than serve web pages only for human readers, why not extend them to share information in a way that can be read automatically by computers? – this enables data from different sources to be connected and queried. 7
  8. 8. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmemEducator3.0 and linked dataBut how we do this? RDF  http://ckan.net/package/meducator  > 35000 triples so far  > 1000 links to DBpedia & Bioportal ontologies SPARQL  APIs used by 4 applications `
  9. 9. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmemEducator3.0 9
  10. 10. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmemEducator3.0 10
  11. 11. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmemEducator3.0 11
  12. 12. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ Medical Education LINked Arena MELINA+ is one of the implementations of the mEducator3.0 technologies. A content management system for medical educational resources. Based on Drupal, an open source content management system. mEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012 12
  13. 13. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeDRUPAL/MELINA+ 13
  14. 14. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ 14
  15. 15. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ 15
  16. 16. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ : Advanced featuresDBpedia spotlight annotation 16
  17. 17. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ : Advanced featuresSocial learning collaboration 17
  18. 18. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ : Advanced featuresSocial learning collaboration 18
  19. 19. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ : Advanced features Quality process control for learning resources 19
  20. 20. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ : Advanced features Quality process control for learning resources 20
  21. 21. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+ : Advanced features Single sign on via WEBID module 21
  22. 22. co-funded by theEuropean CommissioneContentplus programmeMELINA+MELINA+ (Medical Education Linked Arena) is freely available to: Use directly! Just register and start using it at: www.meducator3.net/melinaplus download as an installation profile through : www.meducator.net Installation profiles provide site features and functions for a specific type of site as a single download containing Drupal core, contributed modules, themes, and pre-defined configuration. 22
  23. 23. co-funded by the European Commission eContentplus programme Innovation  The first real combination of social media technologies (Web2.0) and the semantic web (Linked Data/Web3.0) into education and learning (Linked Learning / Linked Medical Education)  Exploitation of the role semantics may play in education and learning  Open source, multiple platforms23 mEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012
  24. 24. co-funded by the European Commission eContentplus programme A year of change? Harness Web2.0 / 3.0 Who do we impact? • Communities of practice: • Drupal CMS community • Moodle LCMS community • Medical Education/Virtual Patients/OpenLabyrinth community • Open source software community • Semantic web community • Social Media communities • Target groups: • providers and users of such content such as: • expert instructors (academics / health professionals) • students / learners24 • Technical providers of educationalmEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012 (health care) solutions
  25. 25. co-funded by the European Commission eContentplus programme Info:  Visit the YouTube mEducatorproject channel  The project final video is in YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HK5psY48kaQ  Followus in Facebook and tweeter (meducator, @meducator)  pdbamidis@gmail.com25  @bamidis mEducator - Medicine 2.0 Sep 2012

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