End of the beginning

The Triton project has achieved a lot in 1 year; our final report and a host of resources for reuse are available on the project website.  The aim of the Triton project was to bring high-quality open educational resources (OER) … Continue reading

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Not closed, definitely open

A week ago the Ripple project team completed the final report for this HEA/JISC OER phase 2 project. The report and appendices are available on the project website along with a wealth of resources which will be of use to … Continue reading

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Aggregation-Agogo

So we’ve been experimenting with our dynamic collections, and have added in some new features (still ever so slightly in beta). So you like the collection, but don’t want to visit when it aggregates new content (which happens 48 times … Continue reading

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Taxominous: your term is terminal

While finishing off our Triton report, I did some quick Google Insight checks to see how often terms are searched for on Google. It’s interesting that as a term “OER” and “Open Educational Resources” are searched for less (especially in … Continue reading

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‘Here be dragons’ – Journeys to the edge of WordPress with OER content

Limitations of using WordPress as an aggregator Part of the Triton Project was to develop “Dynamic collections”. The idea driving this was to develop collections of open educational resources around certain topics. Initially developments involved using the Jorum Widget, the … Continue reading

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aggregati, aggregatum, aggregat-d’oh

There are a multitude of OER sites, some of which offer some services which can be used to generate aggregations. No OER site has yet reached the point where it maintains a substantial enough collection of OER, so as to … Continue reading

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