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How do you use international
                            learning objects?
info.melt-project.eu




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Group activity            20 mins
                           Find a partner who works in the same/similar area
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Group activity – wrap up
                           !! Does your LO exist online? Tag it with del.icio.us,
               ...
In a variety of ways, look at the great examples of
                
                       learning resources that you b...
Learning resources, how to define?
                       Reusable - can be modified and versioned for different
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Different LO productions

                                     Students
             Publishers

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Different audio/mp3
                            • formats
•   application/base64
                                    •   a...
A diversity of types of LOs
    Assessment                 Guide
•                          •
•   Broadcast              •...
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LOs for different needs and purposes
                       motivate the learners
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Alone or with others?
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                           With teacher or without...
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Metadata
Defined as structured information that
• describes,
• explains,
• locates,
• or otherwise helps in retrieving, us...
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But, it's not always helpful!
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Classification and cataloguing
• since library of Alexandria, Aristotle

• priority of author's intent

                  ...
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Personal knowledge management
Sharing with and linking to others
Discovery and recommendations
Tag cloud: global / personal
Folksonomic approach
• Look at the window wiki!
• Whose intent and interpretation is it anyway?
  – author's, indexer's or...
So, how does it relate to education?
                       Can SoSo help teachers to teach better and students
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Social Software
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                              MELT Summer School
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How did we get here?
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What for?

                       to remember useful sites          I use del.icio.us as a first
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What for?

                       I browse my friends'               Collecting resource
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What for?

                       to remember useful sites          I use del.icio.us as a first
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What for?

                       I browse my friends'               Collecting resource
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What's in social software?
                       User profile
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                       User profile
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                       Artefacts
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                       Artefacts
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                       Networks expressed
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                       Networks expressed
Annotations
                       Tags
                
                       Comments
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                       Annotations - tags
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                       Annotations - tags
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                       Annotations - tags
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                       Annotations - tags
e.g. social bookmarking
• Bookmarking
  on the Web
  – access from
  everywhere

• Own keywords
  - easy to find it again
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Personal knowledge management
Sharing, syndicating, linking
e.g. social bookmarking
• Bookmarking on the Web
  – access from everywhere
• Own keywords
  - easy to find it again
• Sha...
Discovery and recommendations
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Melt Summer School Socialsoftware and Metadata

  1. 1. How do you use international learning objects? info.melt-project.eu MELT Summer School June 7, 2007 Tampere, Finland eContentplus ECP2005 EDU038103
  2. 2. Group activity 20 mins Find a partner who works in the same/similar area  than you do. info.melt-project.eu NOT from the same country!  Present your LOs briefly to your partner. Let your  partner to brainstorm how can it be used in her/his teaching. Things that could work on yellow.  Things that might NOT work on pink.  Keywords to describe the resource on small ones. 
  3. 3. Group activity – wrap up !! Does your LO exist online? Tag it with del.icio.us,  use tag “melt_tampere_LO” + topic !! Group topics together at one place  info.melt-project.eu e.g. biology, left window at the back – Languages, right side of the window – Xxx, whiteboard on the right – Xxx, white screen on the left – Write the name of your LO on the big post-it and cluster  your tags around it Yellows on one side – Pinks on the other –
  4. 4. In a variety of ways, look at the great examples of  learning resources that you brought with! info.melt-project.eu They come in  Diversity of types – Diversity of formats – For different tasks – ... –
  5. 5. Learning resources, how to define? Reusable - can be modified and versioned for different  courses info.melt-project.eu Accessible - indexed and retrieved using metadata  Interoperable / portable - operate across different  hard/software Durable - remain intact across upgrades of  hard/software
  6. 6. Different LO productions Students Publishers ICT Teachers developers others... and support staff • building LOs with existing tools • building LOs with proprietary tools • building LOs with exiting templates
  7. 7. Different audio/mp3 • formats • application/base64 • audio/mpeg • application/binary • audio/x-pn-realaudio • application/java • audio/x-pn-realaudio-plugin • application/macbinhex40 • audio/x-wav • application/msexcel • image/bmp • application/msword • image/gif • application/pdf • image/jpeg • application/postscript • image/png • application/ppt • image/tiff • application/rtf • image/x-wmf • application/uue • model/vrml • application/x-compressed • text/html • application/x-gzip-compressed • text/plain • application/x-pn-realmedia • text/richtext • application/x-shockwave-flash • text/xml • application/x-stuffit • video/avi • application/x-zip-compressed • video/mpeg • application/zip • video/x-pn-realvideo • audio/basic • video/x-pn-realvideo-plugin • audio/midi • video/quicktime
  8. 8. A diversity of types of LOs Assessment Guide • • • Broadcast • Learning asset (audio,image, video,..) • Course Lesson Plan • Drill and Practice • A resource consisting • Open activity • of exercises (drills), • Presentation • Educational game • Reference Demonstration Simulation • • • Experiment • Tool • Exploration • Weblog Glossary Web site • • • Wiki
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  12. 12. LOs for different needs and purposes motivate the learners  info.melt-project.eu to recall existing knowledge  to illustrate  to find information  to vizualise and represent new concepts and  information to deepen the existing knowledge  to personalise learning  for re-mediation  to assess the learning, etc. 
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  14. 14. Alone or with others?  info.melt-project.eu With teacher or without? 
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  16. 16. Metadata Defined as structured information that • describes, • explains, • locates, • or otherwise helps in retrieving, using, or managing a resource. It is often called • ‘data about data’ or • ‘information about information’ NISO (2004). Understanding Metadata. National Information Standards Organisation, NISO Press
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  19. 19. But, it's not always helpful! info.melt-project.eu
  20. 20. Classification and cataloguing • since library of Alexandria, Aristotle • priority of author's intent cataloguer's author's intent reader's need neutral stand = terms • naming the object to distinguish it from others, grouping it with similar entities • restrictive, rather than expansive
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  22. 22. Personal knowledge management
  23. 23. Sharing with and linking to others
  24. 24. Discovery and recommendations
  25. 25. Tag cloud: global / personal
  26. 26. Folksonomic approach • Look at the window wiki! • Whose intent and interpretation is it anyway? – author's, indexer's or reader's • Different meanings and purposes • Tags: priority of user's intent- user-generated • Also called social tagging or classification – Users add the terms suitable for them
  27. 27. So, how does it relate to education? Can SoSo help teachers to teach better and students  to learn better? info.melt-project.eu Can SoSo help teachers to organise their teaching  better? Can SoSo help teachers to find better suited learning  resources for their different tasks? Preparing lessons – Teaching - Evaluating – Can SoSo help teachers and learners to network with  like-minded peers? Can SoSo help teachers and learners share their digital  artefacts - and learning?
  28. 28. Social Software info.melt-project.eu MELT Summer School June 7, 2007 Tampere, Finland eContentplus ECP2005 EDU038103
  29. 29. How did we get here? info.melt-project.eu
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  31. 31. What for? to remember useful sites I use del.icio.us as a first   option when looking for info.melt-project.eu specific information. I use it for organising the  URLs I use for getting my Brows and searching  teaching material other bookmarks about learning objects, tips, skills I looked for images on  Flickr. Tags could help me.
  32. 32. What for? I browse my friends' Collecting resource   bookmarks (on material for a wiki make info.melt-project.eu del.icio.us) and if find any together with pupils useful ones, I also visit and perhaps bookmark To share the sites with  them. I sometimes also my students send bookmarks to friends in which they might be interested.
  33. 33. What for? to remember useful sites I use del.icio.us as a first   option when looking for info.melt-project.eu T EN specific information. I use it for organising the  EM AG URLs I use for getting my Brows and searching  AN teaching material other bookmarks about M learning objects, tips, E DG skills LE OW I looked for images on  KN Flickr. Tags could help P AL me. FINDIN P ON GI NF RS OR MA PE TIO N
  34. 34. What for? I browse my friends' Collecting resource   bookmarks (on material for a wiki make info.melt-project.eu del.icio.us) and if find any together with pupils useful ones, I also visit and perhaps bookmark To share the sites with  them. I sometimes also my students send bookmarks to friends in which they L A N O ne? might be interested. TI o CA any DU E, RE ES U HA S
  35. 35. What's in social software? User profile  info.melt-project.eu Artefacts (pictures, bookmarks, blog posts,..)  Social networks between users displayed in relation to  the profile Annotation  Communities start emerging from the crowd, which can  be displayed through underlying relations
  36. 36. info.melt-project.eu User profile
  37. 37. info.melt-project.eu Artefacts
  38. 38. info.melt-project.eu Artefacts
  39. 39. info.melt-project.eu Networks expressed
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  41. 41. Annotations Tags  Comments info.melt-project.eu  Ratings, Thumbs-up, Thumbs-down  Displays of support, kudos, cheers, pokes,...  
  42. 42. info.melt-project.eu Annotations - tags
  43. 43. info.melt-project.eu Annotations - tags
  44. 44. info.melt-project.eu Annotations - tags
  45. 45. info.melt-project.eu Annotations - tags
  46. 46. e.g. social bookmarking • Bookmarking on the Web – access from everywhere • Own keywords - easy to find it again • Shareable
  47. 47. Personal knowledge management
  48. 48. Sharing, syndicating, linking
  49. 49. e.g. social bookmarking • Bookmarking on the Web – access from everywhere • Own keywords - easy to find it again • Sharable - private, with a group, everyone • Serendipitous access - access others bookmarks, tag-cloud, recommendations
  50. 50. Discovery and recommendations

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