[Repost] Putting a pin in a map: Mapping evidence from OER Research Hub surveys

A repost of guest post on OER Research Hub on November 24th, 2014 As part of the OER Research Hub the community has been asked to respond to surveys examining OER awareness and usage. This has been done using the online web service SurveyMonkey. One of the features of SurveyMonkey is to record additional information […]

[Repost] Building an evidence hub plugin for WordPress

Notes on the first steps to create a custom WordPress plugin for the OER Research Hub to capture evidence

OER File Formats: Tomorrow’s problem?

You’ve created a resource and released it into the wild under a licence that permits reuse/remix. Does the file format you’ve used allow easy editing? Is the format you’ve used going to be around much longer? Should OER file formats be tomorrow’s problem?

Notes on Jorum’s 2012 Summer of Enhancements: SEO and OER #ukoer

Jorum (an OER repository) are undertaking a ‘summer of enhancements’. Having just contributed a chapter on OER Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Discoverability I have a look at part of this work through that lense.

Jorum has a beta dashboard and API for OER stats and is looking for your feedback

Jorum has a Dashboard Beta (for exposing usage and other stats about OER in Jorum) up for the community to have a play with: we would like to get your feedback! Here are two possible usecases I can think of, what do you think?

JISC OER Rapid Innovation: Technical roundup and possible directions #oerri

As the JISC OER Rapid Innovation projects have either started or will start very soon, mainly for my own benefit, I thought it would be useful to quickly summarise the the technical choices and challenges.

Do you git it?: Open educational resources/practices meets software version control #ukoer

a full-fledged repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server That quote is taken from the Wikipedia entry for Git (software), the full quote is: In software development, Git (/ɡɪt/) is a distributed revision control and source code management (SCM) system with an emphasis on […]