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Extending LRMI: PD and Accessibility, Communities of Practice


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A description of LRMI as it relates to professional development and accessibility issues, presented by Lisa McLaughlin of ISKME, September 2013

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Extending LRMI: PD and Accessibility, Communities of Practice

  1. 1. Extending LRMI: PD & Accessibility Communities of Practice Lisa McLaughlin, Director of Open Knowledge Networks, ISKME
  2. 2. Research Technology Training ISKME’s Approach to Content Curation, Data Standards
  3. 3. ISKME & LRMI
  4. 4. OER Commons & LRMI • LRMI Advisory Committee • Learning Registry Launch Partner and Early Adopter • CEDS Granular Identifier Working Group • a11y Extension tester • iPD Metadata Project Lead
  5. 5. The iPD Metadata Project Developing a Common Tagging Framework to Describe Professional Development
  6. 6. iPD Summit Findings • PD tagging practices are diverse & locally constructed • Commonalities exist • Uniform metadata works for adaptive pd content discovery • Better to build on what’s there, don’t reinvent the wheel
  7. 7. Reflections and Pain Points on a Growing Schema
  8. 8. LRMI Reflections • There will be growing overlaps in extensions as they emerge • Onboarding process is painful for educators, small publishers without engineers and school districts (incentives issues, what happens after RTTT?) (URL Example) • There is a mismatch between what teachers are looking for and what district and state level folks want them to be looking for. Distrust around shifting models. • We are at a critical here comes everybody moment, as much for OER as for published content • Path dependence and the coming adaptive recommender systems
  9. 9. a11y & Accessible Learner Profiles: Preferences for Global Access
  10. 10. Opportunities for the Evolution of Demand for Learning Resources through LRMI
  11. 11. Paradata Exchange ISKME.org12
  12. 12. OER Endorsements: Building Layers of Quality Control on OER • Principles of Open and why OER is a game-changer • Discovery and Common Core standard alignment • Evaluation using Achieve and EQuiP rubrics Opportunities for Publishers
  13. 13. Lisa McLaughlin, Director of Open Knowledge Networks Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education