The final report and supporting documents can be found in the Documents area on the main page of this site.
If you prefer a direct link to the report file please click here: Final_Report
You can also visit the JISC website
pages for Unicycle where the report is accessible.
Added by Simon Thomson on June 11, 2010 at 13:00 —
My excuse for not having a day 2 entry is that it was so busy and full that there really wasn't time to post an entry.
Well here we are on day 3, the final day of the conference. Unlike some conferences this has really signified a revolution of sorts and cemented the fact that OER is here and now it's official!
Last night we had a meal in the Great…
Added by Simon Thomson on March 24, 2010 at 9:00 —
Great feedback from the Unicycle presentation. Most people have commented on the practical implementation of OER at Leeds Met, especially the embedding of OER within a naturally occurring process.
A copy of the presentation is available in the documents area on the homepage or click here:… Continue
Added by Simon Thomson on March 22, 2010 at 16:13 —
In order to help people clearly identify what resources they are searching for we are considering the implementation of a splash screen.
I think this will help visitors clearly select OER resources rather than getting confused about selecting research or oer in a drop down… Continue
Added by Simon Thomson on March 18, 2010 at 20:46 —
OMG is a shortened term for Oh My Goodness (shorten last word for atheist version).
Managing the process of collecting the materials is certainly challenging, but what is more frustrating is the reviewing of the materials before submission. Both myself and the Learning Technologist for the project Jakki have been trawling through the materials checking them for image use etc
As and example it is taking approximately 20 mins to sort through and submit a 1 hour presentation.… Continue
Added by Simon Thomson on January 22, 2010 at 14:05 —
Some interesting functionality that we can explore incorporating into Leeds Met Open Search - post on Repository News:
Added by Nick Sheppard on January 21, 2010 at 11:49 —
Just to note that JorumOpen has gone live today - http://open.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/
Added by Nick Sheppard on January 19, 2010 at 11:44 —
Added by Simon Thomson on January 14, 2010 at 16:07 —
Added by Simon Thomson on January 13, 2010 at 13:54 —
In theory RSS is simple, Really Simple, but the way that the technology is implemented by our underlying repository software (intraLibrary) and issues around how we have needed to integrate that software within our repository infrastructure in order to ensure appropriate Open Access has meant that, in reality, it has been anything but.
To read more go to Nick's blog entry by clicking… Continue
Added by Simon Thomson on January 7, 2010 at 13:37 —
Until LDAP authentication to intraLibrary is implemented, we plan to provide accounts to designated administrators within each of the six faculties at Leeds Met so they can upload Open Educational Resources for the project.
The video instructions below are designed to help them.
Alternatively a word document can be found here.… Continue
Added by Simon Thomson on January 7, 2010 at 13:30 —
Nick Sheppard has updated the institutional repository. His blog entry for this update can be found by clicking here.
Added by Simon Thomson on January 6, 2010 at 11:52 —
Added by Simon Thomson on December 18, 2009 at 12:41 —
Nick has written a personal blog post on the functionality of our Open Search facility.
Yuu can find the blog post here: Blog
You can link to the Leeds Met open search repository here: OpenSearch
Added by Simon Thomson on December 18, 2009 at 10:51 —
Short audio podcast on why to use OER materials.
Click Here to hear it.
Added by Simon Thomson on October 5, 2009 at 21:09 —
Added by Nick Sheppard on September 28, 2009 at 7:36 —
These are a word document
going through the upload process and a Captivate video
I've also posted these in a 'Support materials" area
on Repository news.
Added by Nick Sheppard on September 23, 2009 at 13:00 —
This is an interesting post from a discussion at the Association for Learning Technology Conference in Manchester:
Added by Nick Sheppard on September 9, 2009 at 11:28 —
Have placed 4 new documents in the documents section on the homepage:
1 - Original Unicycle presentation
2 - RLO and Unicycle integration presentation
3 - A2 Poster outlining Unicycle - https://www.box.net/shared/hlsg2zbl6u
4 - A2 Wordcloud for Unicycle project - https://www.box.net/shared/tbt8jsfgc4
Added by Simon Thomson on September 8, 2009 at 13:30 —
A big thank you to Dawn, Heather and Tom from the RLO CETL - http://www.rlo-cetl.ac.uk/joomla/index.php
who facilitated a great 2 day workshop on developing a re-usable learning object.
7 teams from across Leeds Met, representing every Faculty, spent 2 days developing an RLO that would support students.
Day One: Began with an overview of RLO's, examples of them and considerations for designing… Continue
Added by Simon Thomson on September 7, 2009 at 11:16 —