Presentation on theme: "GITTA: Open Content Material For GIS Education Jo ë l Fisler - GITTA Coordinator www.gitta.info."— Presentation transcript:
GITTA: Open Content Material For GIS Education Jo ë l Fisler - GITTA Coordinator
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - Content The GITTA Project Content covered by GITTA Open access to GITTA lessons eLML: eLesson Markup Language eLML: Output options Why use GITTA lessons?
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - The GITTA Project Consortium of 10 GIST teaching institutes Institutions cover 75% of Swiss GIS students Realized , Maintenance In total 50 lessons and 10 case studies GITTA is a modular online course in GIST (Geographic Information Science & Technology)
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - GITTA: The content
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - Opening the content under the Creative Commons lic. Attribution: It has to be visible that GITTA is the author Share Alike: Updated lessons distributed only under CC lic. Commercial use not allowed GITTA defined these rules! The GITTA consortium would like to share the e-learning lessons with other universities or schools. Therefore the content is published under the Creative Commons license.
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - eLML: eLesson Markup Lang. Lesson starts with entry & goals and ends with a summary (optional in unit) Self-assessments are optional on both levels Content stored in learning objects (clarify, look act) Both glossary and bibliography are validated via the XML schema Metadata only for tutors
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - eLML: Output options XHTML 1.0 with personal layout No XML knowledge needed (CSS/HTML) PDF (Formatting Obj.) IMS Content Package and SCORM supported LaTeX in preparation
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - Why use GITTA lessons? You dont have to create your own lessons Using eLML you can create personal layout By using and updating the GITTA lessons you can contribute to keep the quality of the lessons high We are looking for partners wanting to translate existing GITTA lessons into their native language (Polish?)
Joël Fisler (University of Zurich) - Contact address Joël Fisler University of Zurich Multimedia and E-Learning Services (MELS) Winterthurerstrasse Zürich Questions? Comments? Discussion?