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National Digital Learning
Repository

Sharing Digital Learning Resources

for University Teaching


Dr Vincent Wade FTCD,

Co
-
ordinator National Digital Learning Repository,

University of Dublin, Trinity College

Vincent.Wade@cs.tcd.ie


If collections (of learning material) on which
individuals have worked hard

are forgotten or neglected,

as some already seem to be,


we will end up

re
-
creating, re
-
discovering and re
-
describing materials many times over




(Holden 2003)

What is the NDLR?


NDLR is a NATIONAL online service for Irish Universities and Institutes of
Technology

supporting the collaboration and sharing of learning and teaching resources.





Pilot project Goal:


Producing a full ongoing repository service


for “Teaching and Learning Resources”



Developing and supporting communities of academics in different
academic disciplines




A joint initiative of the

IUA Universities and institutes of Technology,

funded by the HEA, and hosted by HEAnet

NDLR Partners





Trinity College Dublin


University College Dublin


University of Limerick


Dublin City University


University College Cork


National University of Ireland,
Galway


National University of Ireland,
Maynooth


Dublin Institute of Technology


In association with:


HEAnet Ireland




Dublin Institute of Technology


Athlone Institute of Technology


IT Blanchardstown


IT Carlow


Cork IT


Dundalk IT


Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art,
Design & Technology


Galway
-
Mayo IT


Letterkenny IT


Limerick IT


Sligo IT


IT Tallaght


IT Tralee


Waterford IT


National Repositories for Learning ?




The need for Learning Repositories


Resource inaccessibility


Inefficiency in strategy of commercially produced content


The google effect


Support for communities









(Jorum 2006)

Learning Repository
: enables the



storage
,
discovery

and
retrieval

of



learning materials and their



descriptions, from local or



distibuted sources

Current Worldwide

Learning Repository Initiatives

BCcampus

CAREO (Campus Alberta Repository of Educational Materials)

Wisconsin Online Resource Center

BELLE (Broadband Enabled Lifelong Learning Environment)

POOL (The Portal for Online Objects in Learning)

CLOE (The Co
-
operative Learning Object Exchange)


LionShare

MERLOT

MIT OpenCourseWare

Maricopa Learning Exchange

DLearn

EdNA Online

AEShareNet

GEM (Gateway to Educational Materials)

Connexions


ARIADNE (European Knowledge Pool System)

LoLa

EducaNext


The Learning Matrix

NDLR Project

Milestones (2004


2007)


Phase 1: Dec 1
st

2004


June 1
st

2006


Investigation

of
Repository s/w

(closed source & open
source)


Implemention of a Repository Service

for digital content
(hosted in HEAnet)


Research on
digital rights

licence issues & develop
licences

to enable sharing of resources


Development
Guidelines

for implementing of reusable
digital learning resources


Initial specification for NDLR

user & administration
services


NDLR Website



web:
http://www.ndlr.ie


email:
ndlrinfo@tcd.ie









NDLR Project

Milestones (2004


2007)


Phase 2: July 1
st

2006


Dec 1
st

2007


Pilot national digital repository

to university & institute of
technology staff


Investigate and support multiple
Academic Communities of
Practice

(cross institutional, single discipline)


Investigate
interoperability

issues wrt Library & Research
Repositories etc.


Evaluate

pilot
usage

and
capture

key
user requirements

for full NDLR service


Provide
comparison

of
NDLR specification

against existing
closed & open source repository service


Provide
full NDLR service specification

& roll out plan


NDLR Communities of Practice




Inter
-
Institution academic groups working toward improving the
subject specific learning experience


Online Tools to aid academic communities e.g.


Collaborative & Communication tools


Drupal, Bloggs, Moodle, MySakai, etc


Wikis and Shared Websites


Video/Audio Conferencing Services


Support, guidance & training for Communities of Practices






Academic

Communities of Practice




Initial communities of academics:


Technology Enhanced Learning


Education



Teaching and Pedagogy for Higher Education


Teacher Training (for secondary & primary sectors)


Modern Languages


Computer Science


Nursing & Midwifery


Veterinary & Bio
-
Environmental Sciences


Bio
-
Technology


Library Information Skills


Physical and Chemical Sciences


Mathematics and Statistic service teaching


Mechanical Engineering










Thank you…….


any questions

Repository Services





Storage, management and retrieval of any digital format including
(complex) digital resources


Tools for Resource Management e.g. workflow, import Packages, …


Digital Rights Management


Integration with external authentication,


Interfaces for existing library systems, portals etc.


Searching and structured browsing of the repository







Current Status




Pilot repository online and ready to receive Teaching Resources



Some initial communities set up / being set up and hosting launches


Education, e
-
Learning, Modern Languages, Computer Science
(Graphical, Programming (Java), Databases),
Veterinary and Bio
-
Environmental Sciences,
Nursing & Midwifery



Initial Teaching Resources uploaded to repository








Activities ‘06





Repository:


Investigation of interoperability with library systems &
institutional repositories


Requirements analysis (for users and administrators)


Integration with LMS


Comparison with Open Source repositories


Refinement of workflows to ensure ease of submission, retrieval
and coordination of shared digital resources & metadata


Guidelines and Digital Rights Management



Refinement and definition of NDLR licensing agreements


Promotion and training in usage of NDLR repository


Promotion and training in development and usage of reusable
teaching resources


Establishment of small set of Communities of Practice and
development of NDLR usage


Demonstrations I





Biological Sciences



Molecular Biology


Antigen / Antibody Reaction

http://www.learningcontent.edu.ie/intralibrary/open_virtual_file_path/i1197n1842t/antige
n_animnew.swf

Animation



Architecture


Delphi


Image

http://www.learningcontent.edu.ie/intralibrary/open_virtual_file_path/i855n471t/Delphi.j
pg

Image



Physical Sciences

Physical and Terrestrial Geographical


Climatology


Web Resource

http://climateprediction.net/

Web resource



Engineering


Aerospace Engineering


Aviation studies

s

Video


http://bodach.ucs.ed.ac.uk:8088/cgi
-
bin/gagarin.cgi?title=Gagarin_clip3&mediatype=win


Need Windows Media Player



European Languages


Spanish Studies


Spanish Society & Culture


El Hurling
en Argentina


http://www.learningcontent.edu.ie/intralibrary/open_virtual_file_path/i171n142
48t/ElHurling.mp3


Podcast



Demonstrations II


Social Studies



Social Work


Community Work


Interview with Sr.
Stanislaus Kennedy


http://www.learningcontent.edu.ie/intralibrary/open_virtual_file_path/i684n4
242t/kennedy
-
1.wmv


video



European Languages


French Studies


French Literature





Climatology


Web Resource

http://www.learningcontent.edu.ie/intralibrary/open_virtual_file_path/i513n9
044t/podcastPOG.mp3


Podcast



Creative Arts & Design


Music


Musicianship/Performance Studies


http://www.learningcontent.edu.ie/intralibrary/open_virtual_file_path/i855n3
642t/cellosam.mp3


Creative commons based samples of cello music from magnatune.com (podcast)



Experiences in the Dublin Institute of Technology Moving to a Student Centered
Paradigm for Part
-
Time Mature Engineering Students, Kevin Kelly

http://www.learningcontent.edu.ie/intralibrary/open_virtual_file_path/i2644n
13655t/Kelly.doc

MS word example





NDLR Objectives


Implement & Pilot a digital learning resource
repository


Specify full National Digital Learning Repository
Service


Provide guidance on Digital Rights Mgt, Reuse
methodologies etc


Specify licence agreement to all sharing of digital
teaching resources


Specify guidelines to support eLearning content reuse


Nurture academic communities in subject disciplines


Implement dissemination and “awareness raising”
programs