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Technology of open learning


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Technology of open learning

  1. 1. the technology of open learning <ul><li>“ I still haven’t found what I’m looking for” </li></ul>erik duval K.U.Leuven & ARIADNE & ProLearn
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  3. 3. <ul><li>Learning Matters </li></ul><ul><li>“Getting better at getting better” </li></ul><ul><li>Open Matters </li></ul><ul><li>No lock-in but innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration, competition, coopetition </li></ul><ul><li>Open is where exciting stuff happens </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology matters too food travel music media ... from scarcity to abundance => clarity of mission
  5. 5. open research clarity
  6. 6. Open about what went wrong too!
  7. 7. Our mission? access to all resources “ share and reuse”
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  9. 9. networking, not taking over repositories
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  14. 14. Do numbers matter? /
  15. 15. web2.0, mash-ups .... based on open standards rather than google, flickr, ...?!
  16. 16. Open standards Open content Open metadata
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  19. 19. scaleable remix
  20. 20. hiding everything but the benefits
  21. 21. Visualizing reuse
  22. 22. Open standards Open content Open metadata
  23. 23. paradox of choice from scarcity to abundance
  24. 24. Better search? electronic forms must die!
  25. 25. Google is so passé… also: Moodle (Julien) SidWeb (Gonzalo & Xavier)
  26. 26. User feedback
  27. 27. Open feedback Attention metadata
  28. 28. <ul><li>Property </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul>Attention Metadata
  29. 29. social filtering social filtering RSS finding, not searching
  30. 30. Already happening... nice bootstrapping, too!
  31. 31. Open measures of progress <ul><li>X-prize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>manned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>> 100 km </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>twice 2 weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>➪ $ 10 million </li></ul>
  32. 32. Cool! Who will enter the metadata?
  33. 33. Librarian metadata doesn’t scale! ARIADNE
  34. 34. context
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  37. 37. AMG evaluation <ul><li>22 reviewers for 20 learning objects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 human generated (from Ariadne KPS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 automatically generated (Prolearn deliverables) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>7 parameters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Completeness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accuracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conformance to expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logical consistency and coherence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timeliness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>accessibility </li></ul></ul>no significant difference!
  38. 38. Wrap Up <ul><li>Global </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All resources, for everybody </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standards, content, metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“getting better at getting better” </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. some lessons learned... <ul><li>IPR of content and metadata </li></ul><ul><li>federated search versus harvesting </li></ul><ul><li>we can help you & you can help us </li></ul><ul><li>technology and strategy </li></ul><ul><li>KISS </li></ul>
  40. 40. IPR of content & metadata <ul><li>Creative Commons? </li></ul><ul><li>share content & metadata? </li></ul><ul><li>openness is about reducing barriers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>not only money </li></ul></ul><ul><li>often more Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt </li></ul><ul><ul><li>who will get rich from selling your content? </li></ul></ul>$ !?
  41. 41. <ul><li>harvesting </li></ul><ul><li>OAI-PMH, ... </li></ul><ul><li>material stays local, metadata goes central </li></ul><ul><li>less control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>no “partly open” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>federated search </li></ul><ul><li>SQI, PLQL, ... </li></ul><ul><li>material and metadata stays local </li></ul><ul><li>more control </li></ul><ul><li>or just perception? </li></ul>
  42. 42. we can help you & you can help us! <ul><li>ARIADNE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>within the network, linked with us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>use and build on top of our tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GLOBE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>connect with rest of world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>become member-network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>stand on our shoulders! </li></ul>
  43. 43. technology & strategy <ul><li>keep separate </li></ul><ul><li>mutual influence </li></ul><ul><li>make sure you start from strategic aims </li></ul><ul><ul><li>task technical group to implement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>short-term goals and long-term goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>latter should not impede former </li></ul></ul>
  44. 44. Keep it Simple <ul><li>in Ariadne </li></ul><ul><ul><li>review of metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 levels: everybody, Ariadne, this server, contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lots of manual work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>can you explain it in 30 seconds? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>without explanation? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>good enough is good enough </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>Thanks! </li></ul>Questions? /~erikd http://www.prolearn-proj