Barry Spencer The Findings and recommendations of the Moodle VLE trial in the School of ICT September 2004. Reaching for 2 Sigma College Deployment The Project Plan
Barry Spencer The 2 Sigma Problem Achievement for students learning in a one-to-one environment can exceed classroom teaching outcomes by up to two standard deviations; the The 2 Sigma Problem; equivalent to raising the performance of 50th percentile students to that of 98th percentile students. Benjamin Bloom University of Chicago 1984 Content Development The 2 Sigma Objective
Barry Spencer College Deployment Badging the System
Barry Spencer College Deployment Delivery of integrated distance learning Collaborative framework for student projects Foundation for student support Provide a platform for summative and formative assessment A shell for computer based learning resources Communication between students, teachers and network contributors Gateway to online materials Interactivity and CollaborationComplexity Document repository Chat rooms Forums Hyperlinks Quizzes Lessons Peer review tutorial Journals Workshops Scorm Phase 1 Phase 2Phase 3 From Cultural Learning Objects to Virtual Learning Environments for Cultural Heritage Education: Fabrizio Giorgini, PhD. The Rollout Plan
Barry Spencer College Deployment Awareness & Training Quality Assurance Content Development Meta scheme School Deployment Pedagogy Storage Repository Virtual Learning Steering Group
Barry Spencer Content Development NLN Materials
Barry Spencer Content Development Media Materials
Barry Spencer Content Development Games and Learning
Barry Spencer Content Development CourseGenie CourseGenie is a Word plug-in that will convert document into a web page format with navigation. The advantage to this process are that the package supports multimedia and the creation of quiz style exercises.
Barry Spencer Content Development eBooks PageFlip is an open source Macromedia Flash project. With it you can produce eBooks that have a tactile appearance, a feature missing in the more usual hyperlinked web pages. Because it’s a Flash application pages can support multimedia objects.
Barry Spencer Content and Storage Content Repository Today it takes about 15 minutes for the world to churn out an equivalent amount of new digital information. It does so about 100 times every day, for a grand total of five exabytes annually. An exabyte is a Quintillion or billion gigabytes. According to Roy Williams, who heads the Center for Advanced Computing Research at the California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena. That's an amount equal to all the words ever spoken by humans!!! It took two centuries to fill the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. with:- 29 million books and periodicals, 2.7 million recordings, 12 million photographs, 4.8 million maps, 57 million manuscripts.
Barry Spencer Content and Storage Metadata In 1995 a workshop sponsored by the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and the NCSA (National Center for Supercomputing Applications) in Dublin, Ohio resulted in the created of the Dublin Core. The core recommendation stabilised at 15 elements:Title, Creator, Subject, Description, Publisher, Contributor, Date, Type, Format, Identifier, Source, Language, Relation, Coverage, and Rights.