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Link: The Benefits of Open (PDF) Link: The Benefits of Open (MS .docx) This background paper presents executive summaries and links to key documents and publications relating to all aspects of openness in education.
Open Scotland is a one day summit facilitated by Jisc Cetis in collaboration with SQA, Jisc [...]
Link: Writing in Book Sprints (OER13 Conference Paper) (PDF) Link: Writing in Book Sprints (OER13 Conference Paper) (MS Word .doc)
Outlines a novel approach taken by Jisc and Cetis to synthesise and disseminate the technical outputs and findings of three years of HEFCE funded UKOER Programmes. Rather than employing a consultant [...]
The Learning Registry: social networking for open educational resources? (OER13 Conference paper) (PDF)The Learning Registry: social networking for open educational resources? (OER13 Conference paper) (MS Word .doc)
This paper reflects on Cetis’ involvement with the Learning Registry and Jisc’s Learning Registry Node Experiment at Mimas (The JLeRN Experiment), and their application [...]
Link: New Approaches to Describing and Discovering Open Educational Resources (OER13 Conference paper)(PDF) Link: New Approaches to Describing and Discovering Open Educational Resources (OER13 Conference paper) (MS Word .doc)
This paper reports and reflects on the innovative technical approaches adopted by UKOER projects to resource description, search engine optimisation and resource [...]
Reflections on three years of the UK OER Programmes.
Between 2009 and 2012 the Higher Education Funding Council funded a series of programmes to encourage higher education institutions in the UK to release existing educational content as Open Educational Resources. The HEFCE funded UK OER Programme was run and managed by the JISC and [...]
Link: Full text on author’s website. Published as: Simon Grant and Cleo Sgouropoulou (2011) What is a level of competence? In: Christian M. Stracke (ed.) Competence Modelling for Human Resources Development and European Policies: Bridging Business, Education and Training. ISBN: 9783942183536
Abstract: In areas where competence can be greater or lesser, a [...]
Link: Using ArchiMate to design learning environment architectures.
Published in International Open Forum Proceedings. 24th ISO/IEC JTC1 SC36 Plenary and WG meetings, International Open Forum. Shanghai, China: Ministry of Education Information Technology Standards Committee China e-Learning Technology Standardization Committee (CELTSC), pp. 180-194.
Abstract: A desire to customise and personalise learning experiences, [...]
Link: Papers and notes from future of interoperability standards meeting (html)
Summary: Position papers and discussion explored the relationship between relatively informal and formal specs/standards activities and how a more effective system might work.
Link: York St. John Digital Repository: an ecological view of interactions and systems (pdf).
YSJ DigiRep is a newly established digital archive at York St. John. Established to help manage learning resources and research outputs from a diverse range of subjects across the institution, YSJ DigiRep has now come to the end of [...]
Link: Leap2A: A specification for e-portfolio portability and interoperability (Reformatted for author’s website). Originally published in ALT-N issue 16 .
Summary: Leap2A is a specification for information portability and interoperability between electronic portfolio tools and related systems. It has been developed through close collaboration between e-portfolio system developers, to ensure immediate [...]