Learning Resource Metadata/Schema in action: Maths Apps Index

One of the nice things working for CETIS is when organisations like the Association of Learning Technologists (ALT) approach you to contribute to their projects it’s often an opportunity to field test cutting edge innovation. This was the case when ALT recruited me for their Maths Apps Index project. As part of this we implemented LRMI/schema.org resource descriptions into community generated reviews

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 […]

JorumOpen: A Quick Overview and Competition Details

At JISC RSC Scotland North and East we were recently asked for a quick overview of the JorumOpen repository. The query came from a multiple institutional project who were looking for a means of sharing project resources. There main area of interest were easy of access and licensing/copyright. Below is the information we provided: JorumOpen […]

JISC: Making the Most of Digital Resources

A recent JISC-funded report has highlighted the importance of having clearly stated preservation policies to guarantee the future of digital resources. Key findings from the ‘Digitisation Programme Digital Preservation Study’ include: External examination … or audit … can change practice for the better merely by asking the right questions. Without a written preservation policy, the […]