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The agriMoodle Hub for sharing course descriptions

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October 25, 2013
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The agriMoodle Hub for sharing course descriptions

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Tasos Koutoumanos

October 25, 2013
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  1. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 1 1 Aggregating agricultural course Aggregating

    agricultural course descriptions: descriptions: The The agriMoodle Hub case case Tasos Koutoumanos
  2. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 2 2 Tasos who? “Who Is

    Engineer” image from zeeshan.info available at http://zeeshan.info/tag/trust-me-im-an-engineer/ → anastasios.koutoumanos @ gmail.com
  3. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 4 4 Tasos who? • Degree

    in Electrical, Telecommunications and Computers Engineering • PhD in the Software Engineering domain, focused on “Advanced Learning Technologies” • An ongoing shift between a “hacker” and a researcher ever since... • So, can you “Trust me, I'm an engineer!” ? → anastasios.koutoumanos@gmail.com
  4. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 5 5 What's in a Course?

    • Data • Course description, summary, etc. • Learning resources • (Descriptions of) Learning activities • … • And METADATA • Describing data • In a way that they can be “classified” • and “catalogued”, “discovered”, “reused”. From Julià Minguillón, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, available at http://edrene.org/seminars/seminar4barcelona.html
  5. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 6 6 Course Metadata? Why? •

    Pro Bono (Publico) ?! • Cui Bono? • Bring more learners … • Build publicity fro your courses ... • Your work … • And Yourself!
  6. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 7 7 OCW search • “Find

    OpenCourseWare with OCW Search” • An independent search engine • indexes all OCW courses
  7. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 8 8 The search has just

    begun!
  8. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 9 9 The search has just

    begun!
  9. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 10 10 What about moodle?

  10. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 11 11

  11. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 12 12 The agriMoodle concept Build

    a fresh Moodle 2 installation bundle, that: • provides great green/agri- templates and themes • is linked to interesting green/agri- information sources • trainers can use tools to import resources from relevant repositories • trainers can easily create and export metadata for their courses and resources • learners can benefit from (automatic) references to useful material, through various widgets
  12. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 13 13 The agriMoodle HUB •

    The central component of the agriMoodle network! • A registry of all agriMoodle instances. • Holds all metadata descriptions.
  13. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 14 14 The agriMoodle HUB

  14. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 15 15 The agriMoodle HUB •

    Many more services! • “Advertise” courses • Match courses against user preferences • Deal with logins centrally • Provide intuitive statistics • Export course details (metadata) to relevant portals and harvesters • Foster “Communities” • Push agriMoodle-related notifications (updates, etc.)
  15. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 16 16 A central search for

    all agri-courses
  16. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 17 17 Advertise & Promote courses

    • Intuitive search • Enriched metadata • Faceted Directory • Ontology – driven • Quality Controlled • Pre-defined set of criteria, check, approval • Community rating
  17. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 18 18 Further Advertise & Promote

    courses • Export metadata to other portals • Through OAI-PMH target • Or RSS feeds • Push notifications to social networks • twitter, facebook, feeds, ... • Automatic Search-engines optimization • Do some magic for Google hits! • Allow for the unforeseen! • Well-documented API's • allow for new, third-party applications
  18. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 19 19 “The Hub as a

    Tub” ™ • Export course and forget! • Break out of specific Moodle instance • Relaunch when needed • Archive courses with embedded activities and users' tracking
  19. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 20 20 Analytics From Greller, W.,

    & Drachsler, H., Turning Learning into Numbers. Toward a Generic Framework for Learning Analytics. Journal of Educational Technology & Society.
  20. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 21 21 Analytics From Greller, W.,

    & Drachsler, H., Turning Learning into Numbers. Toward a Generic Framework for Learning Analytics. Journal of Educational Technology & Society.
  21. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 22 22 Analytics from Verbert, K.,

    Manouselis, N., Drachsler, H., and Duval, E. Dataset-driven Ressearch to Support Learning amd Knowledge Analytics Journal of Educational Technology & Society.
  22. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 23 23 Community building • An

    architecture for collaboration • Badges / attribution • Very serious on Access Rights
  23. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 24 24 Get down to Business!

    The Competion • Generic moodle hubs • MOOCH – Moodle's Open Community Hub – 255 courses, 13867 linked sites – http://hub.moodle.org/ • TCEA – 12 courses, 159 linked sites – http://moodle.tcea.org/moodle2/moodle/ • MZ Zena (German) – 20 courses, 185 linked sites – http://www.mz.jena.de/moodlehub/
  24. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 25 25 Get down to Business!

    The Business Plan • 2012 (project initiated on May...) • 4 installations • 8 courses • 2013 (new features are implemented, cont. support) • 15 installations • 40 courses • 2014 (big installations and small @ cloud) • 40 installations • 150 courses
  25. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 26 26 Hands on later today!

  26. Polenzo, 25 Oct '12 27 27 Aggregating agricultural Aggregating agricultural

    course descriptions: course descriptions: The The agriMoodle Hub case case anastasios.koutoumanos @ gmail.com this presentation available at: www.slideshare.net/TasosKoutoumanos The AgriMoodle Hub concept by Anastasios Koutoumanos is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.