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ITAFFE 2010 - Palavitsinis et al

  1. 1. Using e-Learning technologies & standards to make educational content available: The Organic.Edunet approach<br />Palavitsinis N., Ebner H., Manouselis N., Sanchez-Alonso S.<br />3rd International Congress on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food, Forestry & Environment (ITAFFE’10)<br />
  2. 2. Organic.Edunet<br /><ul><li>builds a multilingual federation of learning repositories
  3. 3. content about Organic Agriculture and Agroecology
  4. 4. for the awareness & education of European Youth
  5. 5. http://portal.organic-edunet.eu</li></li></ul><li>http://www.organic-edunet.eu<br />objectives (1/3)<br /><ul><li>support stakeholders producing content about OA & AE
  6. 6. deploy a multilingual online environment on top of the online federation of repositories</li></li></ul><li>http://www.organic-edunet.eu<br />objectives (2/3)<br /><ul><li>study educational scenarios to support the teaching of OA & AE relevant topics
  7. 7. targeted user organisations
  8. 8. high-schools
  9. 9. agricultural universities</li></li></ul><li>http://www.organic-edunet.eu<br />objectives (3/3)<br /><ul><li>involve various European schools & universities to evaluate project results
  10. 10. create organisational structures to support the sustainability of project results</li></li></ul><li>Organic.EdunetMetadata Application Profile<br />
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  12. 12. About<br />“Profiled” IEEE LOM Standard<br />Also adopted vocabularies from LRE v3.0 AP<br />Deployed in Confolio<br />Repository management tool<br />Translated in 17 languages in total<br />
  13. 13. Confolio Repository Suite of Tools<br />
  14. 14. About<br />Confolio allows content providers to connect their repository to the Organic.Edunet federation of repositories<br />Allows search queries and supports harvesting<br />Open Access Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) <br />Simple Query Interface (SQI)<br />
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  17. 17. Organic.EdunetWeb Federation Portal<br />
  18. 18. About<br />Facilitates access, usage and exploitation of digital educational content related to Organic Agriculture and Agroecology<br />Multilingual<br />Supports various ways of searching through content<br />Creative commons licensed content<br />
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  21. 21. Social Navigation Module<br />
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  23. 23. Organic.EdunetTechnical Architecture<br />
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  25. 25. Discussion – Conclusions <br />Organic.Edunet can serve as a reference point for institutions trying to open their content to the world by:<br />Offering Open Access<br />Licensing content<br />Deploying OAI-PMH and SQI<br />Context independent<br />
  26. 26. Discussion – Conclusions <br />Need for a systematic analysis of the various problems that were tackled<br />Metadata annotation issues<br />Licensing of the content<br />Quality issues<br />Technical barriers<br />Portal <br />Confolio Tool<br />
  27. 27. Using e-Learning technologies & standards to make educational content available: The Organic.Edunet approach<br />Palavitsinis N., Ebner H., Manouselis N., Sanchez-Alonso S.<br />3rd International Congress on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food, Forestry & Environment (ITAFFE’10)<br />

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