Education & Public Outreach Information Management in Astronomy: IYA2009 & EU-UNAWE
EPO Information Management in Astronomy International Year of Astronomy 2009 and EU Universe AwarenessPedro Russorusso@strw.leidenuniv.nltwitter: @pruss | @unawe
international year of astronomy 2009 global websitewww.astronomy2009.orgTime Frame: 2007 - 2010Language: EnglishTarget Audience: ‣ Single Point of Contacts ‣ Global Projects Chairs ‣ Other event Organisers ‣ Journalists
international year of astronomy 2009 global websiteMain Use Cases: ‣ Find resources )Logos, promo video, presentations( ‣ Find National Contact Points )and national websites( ‣ IYA2009 background information )goals, objectives( ‣ Updates )announcements, press releases, etc.(
international year of astronomy 2009 global websiteMain Modules ‣ Updates Module ‣ Resources ‣ National/Organisational Single Points of Contact
international year of astronomy 2009national nodes
Universe Awareness global websitewww.unawe.orgTime Frame: )2006( 2010 - 2013+Language: EnglishTarget Audience: ‣ UNAWE network members )56 Countries( ‣ Astronomy Educators ‣ Science Educators ‣ Students interested in educational and public outreach
Universe Awarenessvision for the global websiteLearning, doing and improving–together
Universe Awarenessbuilding blocks for the global website POST: Spark new ideas, conversations and actions. DO: Discovery good resources, contacts and ideas to use and implement. SHARE and CONNECT:Through social networks, on-line platforms, networks, etc..
universe awareness global websiteMain Use Cases: ‣ Discover educational resources ‣ Find National Contact Points )and national websites( ‣ Explore Space Scoops:Astronomy news for children ‣ Read Updates )announcements, press releases, etc.(
universe awareness global websiteMain Modules ‣ Announcements Module ‣ Space Scoop Module )with translations( ‣ National Contacts ‣ Educational Materials
universe awareness int websitesome stats )July 2011 - March 2013(Number of updates: 210 )~2/3 update/week(Number of press releases: 5Number of Space Scoops: 139Number of Space Scoop translations: 1431 )21 languages(Number of pages: 52Number of UNAWE network countries: 56Number of Resources: 727 ) ~ 85 educational resources(
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Peer Review Platform for Educational Resources§ output in many different formats - PDF )print quality and low-res(, .odt, HTML, epub, mobi, etc.§ Syndicated through document sharing sites )Open Education Resources, Issuu, Slideshare, TES, Scientix and other social media networks(.§ Current Status: Technical proof of concept
On-line Educational ResourcesProblems Resources are difficult to ﬁnd, too many educational resources, too many repositories: Search Engine Optimisation Excellent resources are almost impossible to ﬁnd: Quality Assessment
Peer Review Platform for Educational Resources § A platform for astronomy communicators to discover, review, redistribute, submit and remix educational resources § A platform to review and obtain objective guidance on the resources, have successful resources published in a central repository and receive IAU approval/accreditation.
Peer Review Platform for Educational Resources 1.Reuse - e.g., make a digital copy of the content 2.Revise - e.g., translate the content into another language or modify a learning activity 3.Remix - e.g., incorporate the content into other content 4R Resource Repository Model (David Wiley, 2009) 4.Redistribute - e.g., give a copy of the content to a friend
Peer Review Platform for Educational Resources 4R Resource Repository 5R Resource Repository Model )Russo et al. Model 2012 in prep.( +1 : Review: Content and quality reviewed )and improved( by the community peers
Editorial Board DistributionSubmission Editor/Curator 2 Reviewers Publication Translation ‣ Astronomer ‣ Educator Evaluation Report How to implement this workﬂow in Djangoplicity?
universe awareness network dashboardAnalytics for UNAWE network ‣ Event registration ‣ Reporting platform ‣ Related news aggregatorPotential collaboration with IAU OAO event management platform
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