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LRE Associate Partners


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LRE Associate Partners

  1. 1. LRE Associate Partners Jim Ayre
  2. 2. MoE LRE Partners <ul><li>LRE is a service for MoE that is driven by MoE and involves private sector partners </li></ul><ul><li>Initial LRE partners inc. partners in the CALIBRATE and MELT projects - 16 Ministries of Education in Europe: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Austria, Belgium (Flemish community), Region of Catalonia (Spain), Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>plus France and Portugal in ASPECT project - 18 MoE! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New MoE LRE Working Group in 2008 defining strategy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Other LRE Partners in EUN projects <ul><li>ARIADNE Foundation - MELT and ASPECT </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge-Hitachi (UK) and Skolavefurinn (IS) - MELT </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge University Press (UK), EduCentrum (BE), Open University (UK), Siveco (RO), Young Digital Planet (PL) - ASPECT </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why join the LRE? <ul><li>T he most important Europe-wide (and potential global) player in e-learning content may become the European Schoolnet (EUN) through their European Learning Resource Exchange which is currently under development. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Educational Practices and Resources: OLCOS Roadmap 2012, January 2007 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. LRE global alliances <ul><li>There is a shared vision with other global players - OER Commons..GLOBE.. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why work with EUN? <ul><li>“ We want to bridge the gap between community publishers and professional publishers.” </li></ul><ul><li>John Tuttle, Cambridge University Press </li></ul><ul><li>“ </li></ul>
  7. 7. Content partner benefits <ul><li>Reach a global audience with your content </li></ul><ul><li>LOM-based application profile for schools </li></ul><ul><li>Multilingual thesaurus/vocabularies </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on your resources - popularity, ratings , comments </li></ul><ul><li>Discover which of your resources ‘travel well’ </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment of your metadata - LRE social tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic metadata generation </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic metadata translation </li></ul><ul><li>Expert support on semantic interoperability and standards for content exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher and learner communities around your content </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to Join? <ul><li>One-to-one meetings to discover your requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Send us an example of your metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Send staff to a LRE technical workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe a focused workshop for a group of cultural heritage organisations, science centres….? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Flexible technical solutions <ul><li>Connect a repository, portal or VLE to the federation </li></ul><ul><li>Let the LRE harvest your metadata using OAI-PMH </li></ul><ul><li>‘ mass upload’ of your metadata - just complete an Excel spreadsheet </li></ul>
  10. 10. Associate Partners <ul><li>Promethean </li></ul><ul><li>Flipcharts created by teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Using Promethean activity templates with LRE resources </li></ul>
  11. 11. Associate Partners <ul><li>Cit é des sciences et de l’industrie </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for computer studies </li></ul><ul><li>Some provided with Creative Commons licenses </li></ul>
  12. 12. Associate Partners <ul><li>Intel Teach Advanced Online & Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Addressing some technical integration issues </li></ul>
  13. 13. Associate Partners <ul><li>Dunelm e-Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Small commercial UK content developer </li></ul><ul><li>Providing SCORM learning objects </li></ul><ul><li>Showcasing some of these with CC licenses on the LRE </li></ul>
  14. 14. Commercial content? <ul><ul><li>DRM in ASPECT project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SCRAN </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Grid for Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>European Educational Publishers Group - Jan. 2009 </li></ul></ul>
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