Successfully reported this slideshow.
PEDESTAL Platform for Exchange of Documents and Expertise Showcasing Teaching At Loughborough   http://pedestal.lboro.ac.u...
Rights and Rewards in Blended Institutional Repositories Project <ul><li>Funded under the 2005 JISC Digital Repositories P...
<ul><li>Curiosity  – what are colleagues doing in their teaching? </li></ul><ul><li>Discover  – new ways of creating resou...
PEDESTAL
Key features – Open Access <ul><li>Search  - search across a number of university services – repositories and websites </l...
Search <ul><li>Tags  – people, folders, weblogs </li></ul><ul><li>Google Mini Search Appliance  – cross-search, or individ...
Search results <ul><li>Tags </li></ul>Google
File access <ul><li>Download  – link to download and record of number of downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Read comments  – link...
<ul><li>Personal Profile Page –  Information automatically pulled in. Supplement this with additional detail </li></ul><ul...
Profile <ul><li>Brings together current role, biography, teaching and research </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to describe t...
Create a profile  <ul><li>Web form to input details </li></ul><ul><li>File upload for image </li></ul><ul><li>Tags to desc...
Create folders  <ul><li>Range of access permissions – Public, Logged on Users (L’boro staff), Restricted or Private </li><...
Upload files  <ul><li>Browse to file – upload button </li></ul><ul><li>Read and accept licence terms and conditions </li><...
Blog <ul><li>Import an existing weblog </li></ul>
Favourites <ul><li>Manage links to regularly accessed resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add people, folders or files </li></...
PEDESTAL activity – April - June 2007 <ul><li>45 people have added to their profile </li></ul><ul><li>46 folders created <...
Further information <ul><li>PEDESTAL developer </li></ul><ul><li>Melanie Bates –  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Projec...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Pedestal Outline

1,016 views

Published on

Presentation Sue Manuel, University of Loughborough on the PEDESTAL project at joint JISC CETIS EC/MDR meeting, 29 June 2007

Published in: Technology, Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Pedestal Outline

  1. 1. PEDESTAL Platform for Exchange of Documents and Expertise Showcasing Teaching At Loughborough http://pedestal.lboro.ac.uk/ Sue Manuel
  2. 2. Rights and Rewards in Blended Institutional Repositories Project <ul><li>Funded under the 2005 JISC Digital Repositories Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Three project partners - based at Loughborough University </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Information Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EngCETL (Engineering Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The University Library </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is PEDESTAL? </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrator repository for teaching and learning resources </li></ul><ul><li>User requirements – survey, interviews, existing tools (repository and social systems) </li></ul><ul><li>Informal/social approach to sharing resources </li></ul><ul><li>Structured around users not the content </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Curiosity – what are colleagues doing in their teaching? </li></ul><ul><li>Discover – new ways of creating resources and new teaching methods </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange – ideas, information and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Share – teaching resources with colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Comment - provide feedback on resources </li></ul>Key concepts
  4. 4. PEDESTAL
  5. 5. Key features – Open Access <ul><li>Search - search across a number of university services – repositories and websites </li></ul><ul><li>Tags - communities, groups, people, folders, files, blogs - around interests or projects </li></ul><ul><li>Communities - join communities and groups around interests or projects </li></ul><ul><li>Comments - give feedback on resources – what was useful, how it was used, what was amended </li></ul>
  6. 6. Search <ul><li>Tags – people, folders, weblogs </li></ul><ul><li>Google Mini Search Appliance – cross-search, or individual collections - PEDESTAL, Institutional Repository, Image bank, VLE, websites </li></ul>
  7. 7. Search results <ul><li>Tags </li></ul>Google
  8. 8. File access <ul><li>Download – link to download and record of number of downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Read comments – link to read comments and display number of comments on a file </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Personal Profile Page – Information automatically pulled in. Supplement this with additional detail </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog - discuss teaching interests, resources and events </li></ul><ul><li>Comments - add a comment to describe resources for others </li></ul><ul><li>Community - join communities and groups around interests or projects </li></ul>Key features – Loughborough University staff
  10. 10. Profile <ul><li>Brings together current role, biography, teaching and research </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to describe teaching interests </li></ul><ul><li>List of research outputs from the University’s Publications Database – links to Library Catalogue and Institutional Repository </li></ul><ul><li>List of folders – resources on PEDESTAL </li></ul><ul><li>Link to a personal weblog </li></ul>
  11. 11. Create a profile <ul><li>Web form to input details </li></ul><ul><li>File upload for image </li></ul><ul><li>Tags to describe expertise and interests </li></ul><ul><li>Select ‘Special Interests’ - communities </li></ul>
  12. 12. Create folders <ul><li>Range of access permissions – Public, Logged on Users (L’boro staff), Restricted or Private </li></ul><ul><li>Metadata – folder name, description, keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Tag – group / community </li></ul>
  13. 13. Upload files <ul><li>Browse to file – upload button </li></ul><ul><li>Read and accept licence terms and conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Amend file name and add descriptive information </li></ul>
  14. 14. Blog <ul><li>Import an existing weblog </li></ul>
  15. 15. Favourites <ul><li>Manage links to regularly accessed resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Add people, folders or files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delete at a later date </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. PEDESTAL activity – April - June 2007 <ul><li>45 people have added to their profile </li></ul><ul><li>46 folders created </li></ul><ul><li>104 files uploaded </li></ul><ul><li>9 weblogs imported </li></ul><ul><li>202 tags </li></ul><ul><li>346 downloads </li></ul><ul><li>62 files have comments added </li></ul><ul><li>21 favourites </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising PEDESTAL – began end April 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Current activity: </li></ul>
  17. 17. Further information <ul><li>PEDESTAL developer </li></ul><ul><li>Melanie Bates – [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Project Director </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charles Oppenheim - [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research assistants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sue Manuel - [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tel: 01509 227187 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steve Loddington - [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tel: 01509 227187 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project website: http://rightsandrewards.lboro.ac.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>PEDESTAL website: http://pedestal.lboro.ac.uk/ </li></ul>

×