Hands-on work on learning resources on organic agriculture

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Hands-on work on learning resources on organic agriculture

  1. 1. Co-funded by the European Union , through the Comenius Programme Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  2. 2. Structure <ul><li>Digital Learning Resources </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolios </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using Confolio to upload resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotating them with metadata </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  3. 3. Digital Learning Resources <ul><li>Resources in a digital format that can be used for learning, education or training. May include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documents ( papers, lesson plans, etc. ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations, etc. </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  4. 4. Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology http://www.teachersdomain.org/
  5. 5. Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology http://www.climatecrisis.net
  6. 6. Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology http://www2.ellinogermaniki.gr/ep/collage/
  7. 7. Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology Source: www.youtube.com
  8. 8. ePortfolios <ul><li>“ a digital container capable of storing visual and auditory content including text, images, video and sound…designed to support a variety of pedagogical processes and assessment purposes” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Abrami and Barrett (2005) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  9. 9. ePortfolio… <ul><li>Allows teachers & schools to design and deliver programmes that engage all students and offer learning pathways </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  10. 10. Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  11. 11. ePortfolio examples Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  12. 12. Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  13. 13. Do you… <ul><li>… use teaching approaches that have a positive impact on student learning? </li></ul><ul><li>… assess the purpose of improving student learning? </li></ul><ul><li>… use elearning to open up new and different ways of learning? </li></ul><ul><li>… involve parents/caretakers in the learning procedure? </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  14. 14. ePortfolio advantages <ul><li>Effective pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>eLearning </li></ul><ul><li>Parent involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Effective assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Motivating and engaging through the use of multimedia technologies </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  15. 15. Confolio <ul><li>An ePortfolio tool developed in the context of the Organic.Edunet e Content plus project. </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible through http://oe.confolio.org </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  16. 16. Step-by-step upload of a resource in Confolio Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  17. 17. Logging in the Confolio <ul><li>Preferably, using a Firefox browser: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The user types in the address http:e.confolio.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The login is done using the option on the top right of the screen by typing a username and a password </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  18. 18. Accessing your Confolio workspace <ul><li>After logging in the user sees the contents of the Overview portfolio, which basically consists of links to the portfolios of all content providers </li></ul><ul><li>The user can select his/her organizational portfolio to upload content </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  19. 19. Creating folders / uploading LOs <ul><li>When the user is inside his/her folder, it’s possible to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a folder to store Learning Objects (LOs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload a new resource and annotate with metadata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload a link to a resource and annotate with metadata </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  20. 20. Uploading a content file <ul><li>The following slides will describe the procedure of uploading a learning object using the Confolio Tool </li></ul><ul><li>The user clicks on the “File” button and a first dialog box asks for some basic metadata on the resource </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  21. 21. Completing the “Upload file” dialog box <ul><li>Click the Browse button to locate the file in your hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the Format type of the file from the pull down menu </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the Type of the LO from the pull down menu </li></ul><ul><li>Give a title to the LO you are uploading in the Title field </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  22. 22. Completing the “Upload file” dialog box <ul><li>Provide a brief description of the LO you are uploading in the Description field </li></ul><ul><li>Providing the LO has no offensive language or other discriminative issues, check the box on the bottom left </li></ul><ul><li>Click the Finish button to continue </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  23. 23. Mandatory Elements elements that MUST be filled out Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  24. 24. Title <ul><li>It can take multiple values </li></ul><ul><li>Provide at least one description </li></ul><ul><li>Using the “+” and “-” buttons you can add or remove descriptions in multiple languages </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  25. 25. Language <ul><li>It can take multiple values </li></ul><ul><li>Describes the language of the LO </li></ul><ul><li>By using the “+” and “-” symbols you can provide more languages if the LO is available or contains more than one </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  26. 26. Description <ul><li>Provides a brief description of the LO </li></ul><ul><li>It can take multiple values to provide descriptions in many languages </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  27. 27. Copyrights & Other Restrictions <ul><li>The user indicates if there are any restrictions regarding the use of the LO </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons are used here to provide an accurate description of the licenses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://creativecommons.org/ </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  28. 28. Explanation <ul><li>Is there any cost to acquire the LO? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there copyrights in place? </li></ul><ul><li>Which CC license applies to the LO? </li></ul><ul><li>If no CC available, please provide text </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  29. 29. Recommended Elements the user is advised to provide these elements to facilitate search and retrieval of the LOs Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  30. 30. Keyword <ul><li>Can take multiple keywords in multiple languages </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  31. 31. Structure <ul><li>This element shows the structure of the LO </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Atomic : Independent LO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection : Set of LOs with no specific relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hierarchical : LOs with hierarchical relat/ships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linear : LOs with linear relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networked : LOs forming a network of resources </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  32. 32. Contribution <ul><li>Data about the entities that have contributed to the state of the LO </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple contributors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For different contributions to the state of the LO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For example, a creator provides the LO, a graphical designer complements it, and a validator reviews it </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  33. 33. Intended End User Role <ul><li>Intended End User Role shows the principal user(s) for which this LO was designed </li></ul><ul><li>More roles can be added with “+” and “-” symbols </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  34. 34. Typical Age Range <ul><li>Typical Age Range stores the typical age of the user of the LO </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple ranges can be provided </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not overlapping </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  35. 35. Context <ul><li>Context indicates the principal environment within the use of this LO is intended to take place </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  36. 36. Classification (Ontology) <ul><li>The Organic.Edunet Ontology is used to classify the LOs using terms related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology </li></ul><ul><li>They can be provided either by browsing the ontology tree, or by typing in ontology terms </li></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  37. 37. ONTOLOGY TREE TEXT FIELD
  38. 38. Optional Metadata <ul><li>Describing the optional metadata that can be provided is outside the scope of this presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Nevertheless, Confolio provides examples for these elements as well </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The users can provide as many of them as possible </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  39. 39. Resource uploaded <ul><li>Once completed all the previous steps, the resource is uploaded in the Confolio </li></ul><ul><li>After a designated reviewer validates the resource and its metadata, the resource goes public on the Organic.Edunet Web Portal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://portal.organic-edunet.eu </li></ul></ul>Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
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  42. 42. Resource Details Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  43. 43. Extensive Metadata Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  44. 44. <ul><li>Dear user, </li></ul><ul><li>please take the time (5 minutes) to help us improve METASCHOOL modules! </li></ul><ul><li>Find the Module Questionnaire here: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>METASCHOOL Portal: http://lreforschools.eun.org/metaschool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find present module (ask your workshop leader, if you are unsure) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scroll to the end of the module description </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill in the Module Questionnaire </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you took part in a METASCHOOL Workshop and this is the last module of your workshop, please ALSO help us improve our METASCHOOL Workshops by completing the Workshop Questionnaire (10 minutes): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>METASCHOOL Portal: http://lreforschools.eun.org/metaschool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Click on a language: </li></ul></ul>Evaluation
  45. 45. Informatics Laboratory Agricultural University of Athens http://infolab-dev.aua.gr/ Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology Hands-on Session Working on Resources related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology

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