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The role of ReLo: information literacy re-usable learning objects at the University of Birmingham Catherine Robertson & Na...
Outline of workshop <ul><li>Introduction to ReLo </li></ul><ul><li>Key points </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>...
ReLO: Beginnings <ul><li>BRUM and ReJig projects </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing content  </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting best pract...
Key points: pedagogy <ul><li>Use (Re)LOgbook to see how LO was used previously, and think about how you want to use it </l...
Key points: Metadata <ul><li>Helps to give context to your material </li></ul><ul><li>Others are more likely to re-use/re-...
 
Example of repurposed object
Small group work <ul><li>Scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Search for material on Jorum, MERLO...
Feedback from groups
IL RLO event at Birmingham <ul><li>Tuesday 3 rd  August </li></ul><ul><li>Talks/demos from five leaders in the field </li>...
 
Useful links <ul><li>http://ilrloshare.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.worc.ac.uk/ils/cult/cult.html   </li></u...
<ul><li>Catherine Robertson </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Advisor (History, West African Studies, Education) </li></ul><ul><li...
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CoFHE - ReLO - Using Reusable Learning Objects at the University of Birmingham

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How many times have you written a talk or presentation about a generic subject or database (think referencing, or Web of Knowledge). Sharing and reusing our learning objects can save us time and money, and reduce our overall duplication of effort, and we're trying to do more of it at the University of Birmingham.

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CoFHE - ReLO - Using Reusable Learning Objects at the University of Birmingham

  1. 1. The role of ReLo: information literacy re-usable learning objects at the University of Birmingham Catherine Robertson & Nancy Graham June 2010
  2. 2. Outline of workshop <ul><li>Introduction to ReLo </li></ul><ul><li>Key points </li></ul><ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>Small group work – 25 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>August event at Birmingham </li></ul><ul><li>Further questions </li></ul><ul><li>Useful links </li></ul>
  3. 3. ReLO: Beginnings <ul><li>BRUM and ReJig projects </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing content </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting best practice </li></ul><ul><li>equip librarians with the technical and pedagogical skills to re-purpose learning material </li></ul><ul><li>Document the process </li></ul><ul><li>Roll out to academics </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key points: pedagogy <ul><li>Use (Re)LOgbook to see how LO was used previously, and think about how you want to use it </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration from others’ LOs </li></ul><ul><li>Create best (teaching) practice in our materials </li></ul><ul><li>Some software ensures good pedagogy (GLO Maker) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key points: Metadata <ul><li>Helps to give context to your material </li></ul><ul><li>Others are more likely to re-use/re-purpose if they can see quickly how to use </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures that learning material is ready to load up to repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Re(LO)gbook </li></ul>
  6. 7. Example of repurposed object
  7. 8. Small group work <ul><li>Scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Search for material on Jorum, MERLOT, ILRB etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Use logbook to ‘repurpose’ </li></ul><ul><li>Top 3 comments on the process </li></ul>
  8. 9. Feedback from groups
  9. 10. IL RLO event at Birmingham <ul><li>Tuesday 3 rd August </li></ul><ul><li>Talks/demos from five leaders in the field </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Your chance to share best practice, network etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Flyer to be sent out this week – LIS-LINK, LIS-INFOLITERACY </li></ul><ul><li>Limited spaces available </li></ul>
  10. 12. Useful links <ul><li>http://ilrloshare.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.worc.ac.uk/ils/cult/cult.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://brumproject.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://glomaker.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://jorum.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.merlot.org </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>Catherine Robertson </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Advisor (History, West African Studies, Education) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Graham </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Support Team Manager (Sciences, Engineering and Medicine) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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