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STATSDCLRMI

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2013 NCES-Stats conference session; facilitated by Michael Jay, Jim Goodall, Jason Hoekstra, & Tim Farquer

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STATSDCLRMI

  1. 1. WHAT'S NEW WITH THE LEARNING RESOURCE METADATA INITIATIVE (… & why I should care) STATS-DC — 17 July 2013 Tim Farquer, Superintendent, Williamsfield Schools Jim Goodall, Sr Ed Analyst, Quality Information Partners Jason Hoekstra, Director, Developer Engagement, inBloom Michael Jay, President, Educational Systemics, Inc. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  2. 2. SESSION OUTLINE • Context • Use Case • CEDS & what’s new for LRMI…more than tagging webpages • Reflection • Making instructional resources available All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  3. 3. CONTEXT All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  4. 4. Goal: Make it easier and more convenient to find learning resources that meet specific student and class needs. Curriculum Standards Schema.org Intersection of three opportunities Resource Registries (Learning Registry) LRMI Why Now? Kinda’ Perfect Storm from a representation by Brandt Redd, Gates Foundation All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  5. 5. So, why do we need a standard? All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  6. 6. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  7. 7. OUTLINE THE USE CASE All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  8. 8. Classroom THEN & NOW All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  9. 9. Transitioning to… • Key skill progressions vs. content delivery • Personalized resources/feedback vs. whole group instruction and advancement All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  10. 10. Learning Resources • Resources are structured for a content driven classroom • Skill-based resources are by and large unstructured &/or difficult to discover All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  11. 11. Content walls have cracked All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  12. 12. Flood of available resources All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  13. 13. But available content is not tied to the skills we look to help kids build All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  14. 14. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. NSDL Strand Maps
  15. 15. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. NSDL Strand Maps
  16. 16. Personalized Content NOW All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  17. 17. Personalized Content TOMORROW All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  18. 18. CEDS & WHAT'S NEW FOR LRMI MORE THAN TAGGING WEBPAGES All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  19. 19. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. What’s new in LRMI 1. Accessibility (http://www.a11ymetadata.org) …derived from: IMS Global Learning Consortium’s Access for All specification 2. Implementation and vocabulary…
  20. 20. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  21. 21. Learning Resource Metadata Multi-State Tagging Initiative • Arizona • Colorado • Delaware • Georgia • Illinois • Massachusetts • New Jersey • New York • North Carolina • Ohio • Rhode Island Learning Registry Index Many use scenarios many implementations, common vocabulary.
  22. 22. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. CEDS informed by other initiatives • LRMI • Multi-State Tagging Initiative • Learning Registry • …and many others And in turn serves as common vocabulary across implementations and organizations.
  23. 23. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. Tools at ceds.ed.gov • Total Users = 1,012 • ALIGN Maps Being Worked On = 306 • Public Align Maps = 54 • CONNECTions Being Worked On = 313 • Public Connections = 35
  24. 24. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. More about… Thursday Thurgood Marshall Ballroom — West Concurrent Session VIII 3:00–4:00 Got Metadata? Multiple-State Common Instructional Tagging Initiative Thursday Wilson A Concurrent Session IX 4:15–5:15 Common Education Data Standards(CEDS): 101 Tools and Use Multi-State Tagging Initiative CEDS Friday Wilson A Concurrent Session X 9:00–10:00 Hands-On “CONNECT-a-thon” Help Create Useful Data Metrics for Publication Via Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) CONNECT
  25. 25. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. CEDS V4 Candidates • Learning Resource Accessibility from LRMI • Updated option sets to reflect the multistate tagging initiative • Peer rating vocabulary from the Learning Registry • Minor refinements based on comments submitted via ceds.ed.gov
  26. 26. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. CEDS Schedule • Public review period – September • Stakeholder groups review of public comments • Finalize version 4 and DES and NDS logical model updates – Fall • Version 4 release – January 2014
  27. 27. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. For more information, visit: http://ceds.ed.gov
  28. 28. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file. CONTACTS: Jim Goodell jimgoodell @ qi-partners.com
  29. 29. MORE LRMI UPDATES All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  30. 30. A few more updates on LRMI • LRMI Properties are published as part of Schema.org • Governance • Gaming • Nearly 200,000 resources described by LRMI • Interest by companies to produce tools – Awareness among publishers increased from 47% to 86% over the past year All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  31. 31. Hard Core Common-ers • Major Pro: – Ability to aggregate and compare data • Major Con: – Qualitative, descriptive information The LRMI sits as a major bridge between the two • The role of paradata All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  32. 32. MOMA Where is the value? vs. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  33. 33. Where are we in the cycle? …Or is there an alternative to the swinging of the pendulum? Quantitative Measurable Qualitative Descriptive All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  34. 34. TECHNOLOGIES FOR MAKING INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  35. 35. Pulling it All Together • Multiple efforts + multiple years = actionable today • Strategies and patterns now to tie together CCSS, LRMI, LR and LRI • Application development underway, now is the right time to tag and publish All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  36. 36. Common Core State Standards (CCSS) • Provides standards alignment to learning material • Important to digital tools: –Shareable material across states –Provides unique identifiers so computers can catalog, search and relate All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  37. 37. Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) • Common data format to describe metadata about resources • Title, description, educational usage, standards alignment • Builds on existing work; modern format supported by major search engines All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  38. 38. Learning Registry (LR) • Technology framework to receive and store: –Metadata for digital resources – LRMI, DC, etc. –Paradata for how content is used – ratings • US Depts of Education and Defense funded; community supported; open source All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  39. 39. Learning Registry Index (LRI) • Built on top of Learning Registry • Provides search interface for applications • Useful for finding both metadata and paradata • inBloom sponsored; Soon to be released as open source All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  40. 40. How This Works Together LRMI Tags Publisher Content Catalog Learning Registry LR Index LMS Portals Applications Recomm. Engines Paradata All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  41. 41. Examples: FREE.Ed.Gov All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  42. 42. Examples: ISLE OER Search All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  43. 43. Examples: inBloom Tagger and Search All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  44. 44. WANTED: These Applications • Recommendation engines • Learning maps • Adaptive text and assessments • Other innovations All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  45. 45. Getting Involved • LRMI.net discussion list • LearningRegistry.org email lists + monthly calls • LR and inBloom.org LRI source code at GitHub • Contact us, we’ll get in touch w/ community All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  46. 46. Q&A & CONTACT INFO • Jason Hoekstra • Director of Developer Engagement, inBloom • jason.hoekstra@inbloom.org • 312-420-5300 • Twitter: @jasonhoekstra
  47. 47. NOT SQUANDERING THE OPPORTUNITY All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  48. 48. What happens when these tunnels join… ? Brain Research Learning Data Cognitive Range Support for the Science Build a tunnel to connect the two All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  49. 49. Homage to the Art • Support communities of practitioners • Invite the learner to play an active role in their learning • Create representations of data that can inform instruction • Describe context to clarify • What has traditionally been considered soft data is actually quite hard… to codify. All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  50. 50. Data Gourmet or Data Gourmand • Balance between Quantity and Quality • Extends beyond borders… – Classroom – School – State – Country – Culture All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  51. 51. Shift Move from… Resource to Learning Institution to Learner Media to Engagement Adopted to Discovered All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.
  52. 52. Q&A & CONTACT INFO STATS-DC — 17 July 2013 Tim Farquer, tim.farquer@billtown.org, @timfarquer Jim Goodell, jimgoodell @ qi-partners.com Jason Hoekstra, jason.hoekstra@inbloom.org @jasonhoekstra Michael Jay, michael @ edusystemics.com, @EdReflector All images used in this presentation are stock photos used with permission or created by the authors. Release for web use of all photos on file.

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