TRETC 2011 - DRP Presentation

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Presentation by Lori Farnsworth, Propel Schools, and Norton Gusky for Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference on the Dynamic Resource Portal, an enterprise search project attempting to make searching more relevant and easier.

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TRETC 2011 - DRP Presentation

  1. 1. Making Information More Relevant and Personal TRETC November 16, 2011Monday, October 31, 2011Norton - welcome and introduction to Lori
  2. 2. What would make your life easier and more effective for searching resources for student learning?Monday, October 31, 2011Lori - Ask Essential Question
  3. 3. Key reasons to develop DRPMonday, October 31, 2011Lori - ask for ideas / then share what DRP found out
  4. 4. Key reasons to develop DRP Digital learning resources are widely available, but hard to search for teaching and learning clarity.Monday, October 31, 2011Lori - ask for ideas / then share what DRP found out
  5. 5. Key reasons to develop DRP Digital learning resources are widely available, but hard to search for teaching and learning clarity. It takes too much work/time to find the content hidden in a digital resource.Monday, October 31, 2011Lori - ask for ideas / then share what DRP found out
  6. 6. Key reasons to develop DRP Digital learning resources are widely available, but hard to search for teaching and learning clarity. It takes too much work/time to find the content hidden in a digital resource. Educators and students already know a lot about how best to use digital resources.Monday, October 31, 2011Lori - ask for ideas / then share what DRP found out
  7. 7. Key reasons to develop DRP Digital learning resources are widely available, but hard to search for teaching and learning clarity. It takes too much work/time to find the content hidden in a digital resource. Educators and students already know a lot about how best to use digital resources. Users are leaving “data trails” but that usage data is often thrown away or locked up.Monday, October 31, 2011Lori - ask for ideas / then share what DRP found out
  8. 8. Google SearchMonday, October 31, 2011Lori - highlight difference between Google Search
  9. 9. Monday, October 31, 2011Lori - and DRP search
  10. 10. DRP Search Categories based on metatagsMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - highlight use of metatags
  11. 11. What are categories? What are sources? Sources (connectors) National Science Digital Library SAS Curriki Kahn AcademyMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - add difference between categories and sources
  12. 12. What are Metatags? Information about a resource Title Author Subject Grade Level Media type StandardMonday, October 31, 2011Lori - tell story about Propel contest and use of tool to tag documents / explain advantagesfor accessing Propel resources
  13. 13. Ability to narrow search by sources (connectors)Monday, October 31, 2011Norton - explain role of connectors and ability to limit search
  14. 14. The ConnectorsMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - highlight Curricki
  15. 15. The ConnectorsMonday, October 31, 2011Lori - highlight Khan Academy and why DRP makes this even more accessible
  16. 16. Monday, October 31, 2011Norton - explain that even SAS became more accessible with DRP
  17. 17. Monday, October 31, 2011Norton - highlight video resources
  18. 18. Time to Play Go to this site: http://drp.3rc.org/3rc/search.htmlMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - give people time to do own search (time permitting)Lori - what did you discover?
  19. 19. Next Steps: Making Access EasierMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - relate need identified by Propel for more accessible DRPLori - explain how to set up with Gadget
  20. 20. Next Steps: Personalizing InformationMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - New directions => personalizing learning
  21. 21. Making DRP part of a national solution: Learning Registry Paradata - information about the user’s ratings or preferences (Think: Amazon or Netflicks) Analytical data - information about user’s interests and past choices Linked data - information about other selectionsMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - explain paradata, analytical data and linked data as part of Learning Registry
  22. 22. Learning Registry ModelMonday, October 31, 2011Lori - Highlight Propel as example of “Your Resources” /Norton - explain role of 3rc as aggregator
  23. 23. Learning Resources Metadata Initiative (LMRI) Case Study AEP CC schema.org DeepWeb Yahoo Bing Google PropelMonday, October 31, 2011Norton - expand Learning Registry into LMRI and web-based versus federated searching withcase study by LRDC
  24. 24. Infographic from KnewtonMonday, October 31, 2011Norton / Lori - wrap up with vision for Future
  25. 25. What would you like to see added to the DRP? Take a minute and complete the survey: ngusky.wordpress.comMonday, October 31, 2011

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