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Presentation by Sheila MacNeill/Neil Fegen to introduce the joint JISC CETIS EC/MDR meeting, 29 June 2007

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28 Juneintro

  1. 1. Joint Metadata & Digital Repositories & EC SIG meeting, 29 June 2007, University of Strathclyde
  2. 2. Joint MDR/EC SIG meeting <ul><li>Intros </li></ul><ul><li>Background information on JISC/CETIS </li></ul><ul><li>Aims of the day </li></ul>
  3. 3. JISC CETIS Service <ul><li>Service since August 2006 - launched November 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership between Universities of Bolton & Strathclyde, Heriot-Watt and CRA </li></ul><ul><li>Service advices on the strategic, technical and pedagogic implications of educational technology </li></ul><ul><li>Provides strategic and technical advice to JISC e-Learning development programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Programme support </li></ul><ul><li>Community building -SIGs </li></ul>
  4. 4. Overview: JISC CETIS Service <ul><li>Represents the JISC on international standardisation initiatives (IMS, BSI etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Works with the wider educational community to facilitate the use of standards-based eLearning, especially through Special Interest Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Supports the current JISC eLearning Programme, e.g. eFramework, Design for Learning, & RRT </li></ul>
  5. 5. Special Interest Groups <ul><li>Accessibility SIG </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment SIG </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Content (EC) SIG </li></ul><ul><li>E-Portfolio SIG </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise SIG </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata and Digital Repositories (MDR) SIG </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy Forum </li></ul>
  6. 6. JISC CETIS SIGs/Forums <ul><li>Metadata & Digital Repositories SIG, run by Phil Barker /Neil Fegen (Heriot Watt): for people interested in the process of describing and sharing educational resources </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Content SIG (ECSIG), run by Sheila MacNeill (Strathclyde): for people working with education al content related interoperability standards </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility SIG, run by Sharon Perry (Bolton): for people interested in supporting a learner's individual needs and preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment SIG, run by Rowin Young (Strathclyde): for people interested in electronic assessment of student knowledge and learning </li></ul>
  7. 7. JISC CETIS SIGs/Forums <ul><li>E-Portfolio SIG , run by Helen Richardson & Simon Grant (JISC CETIS / Centre for Recording Achievement) : for people interested in e-portfolios and e-PDP (Personal Development Planning) </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise SIG, run by Vashti Zarach (Bolton): for people interested in learner data, course information and educational systems integration </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy Forum, run by Lisa Corley (Bolton): for people interested in ensuring that the 'learning' is put into learning technology specifications </li></ul>
  8. 8. SIG Communication & web presence <ul><li>Blogs: All JISC CETIS staff have workblogs, these are used to populate front page of JISC CETIS website. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion lists: Each SIG has a JISCMail discussion list </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis: Each SIG has area on the JISC CETIS wiki - links to relevant standards, specs, projects etc, meeting archives etc. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Further information <ul><li>Website: http://jisc.cetis.ac.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Community wiki: http: //wiki . cetis .ac. uk/CETIS_Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>MDR SIG: http: //wiki . cetis .ac. uk/Metadata </li></ul><ul><li>EC SIG: http: //wiki . cetis .ac. uk/Educational_Content </li></ul>
  10. 11. What today is about <ul><li>How are people/projects using tools, services, vles, repositories to create, share, store content? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the implications/challenges? </li></ul><ul><li>What standards/services does our community need? </li></ul><ul><li>What can the SIGs do to aid the community? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Agenda <ul><li>10.30 - 10.45 Introduction & overview of the day, Sheila MacNeill & Fegen JISC CETIS </li></ul><ul><li>10.45 – 11.25 David Davies, University of Warwick </li></ul><ul><li>11.25 – 12.05 Charles Duncan, Intrallect, SRU tool demo </li></ul><ul><li>12.05 - 12.30 Sue Manuel, University of Loughborough, PEDESTAL </li></ul><ul><li>12.30 – 1.30 LUNCH </li></ul><ul><li>1.30 – 2.10 Caroline Breslin/Andrew Wodehouse University of Strathclyde, DIDET </li></ul><ul><li>2.10 – 2.50 Dr Michael Gardner, University of Essex, Resource Browser </li></ul><ul><li>2.50 – 3.05 BREAK </li></ul><ul><li>3.05 – 3.45 Julie Allinson, UKOLN, SWORD </li></ul><ul><li>3.45 – 4.00 Closing comments </li></ul>