OER online technical workshop from PublishOER, RIDLR and SupOERGlue

7 December 2012

Details of this upcoming technical workshop have been posted here: http://www.medev.ac.uk/funding/workshops/284/view_workshop/

The event will take place online using Blackboard Collaborate, and joining instructions will be sent out via the OER-DISCUSS list nearer the time.

Please block out the time in your diary - we look forward to seeing you online on 22 January 2013.

Summary below.


PublishOER, RIDLR and SupOERGlue UKOER International Technical ONLINE Workshop

22 Jan 2013 from 15:00 until 17:00


PublishOER, RIDLR and SupOERGlue funded under the HEA JISC UKOER phase 3 programme, invite you to a free online technical workshop aimed at those interested in discussing data integration, API use, curriculum context, meta and paradata and integration of resource mashup and commercial content disaggregation and permissions request tools in the context of open educational resources.


  • to bring together participants interested in sharing ideas about how open educational resources, high quality published content and resource mashups and sharing can be facilitated with current APIs into risk managed open educational resources
  • to tackle barriers about the role of learners and learning, and to find benefits-led solutions to confidently embedding third party content in open educational resources
  • content creation and aggregation from within learning environments, enabling teachers and learners to generate custom content by aggregating and sequencing OERs related to specific topics.
  • looking at permissions request systems, and content aggregation and disaggregation


Technical content likely to be discussed:

  • Open Search/Public API for content aggregation
  • OAI-PMH support/harvesting JLeRN resource (paradata)
  • ePub integration Curriculum maps 'mash-up' and export
  • Integration with bespoke bookmarking application
  • Social Authentication
  • Integrating Open Tapestry with DLMs/LTI
  • Publisher permissions systems
  • ePub disaggregation

Proposed outcomes

This event will consist of a 2-hour online workshop of technical exemplars/system demonstrations developed as part of the three projects, with time for discussion and ideas for further development work.

Target audience

This event will appeal to anyone involved in technical development work related to open educational resources, or with an interest in utilising a range of data sources to facilitate easy content aggregation and disaggregation for learning and teaching.


Related tags: content aggregation, Curriculum development, curriculum maps, e-learning, OER, oer phase 3, publishOER, RIDR, supoerglue, ukoer

Posted by: Lindsay Wood

Posted in: Lindsay's blog, OER rapid innovation: SupOERGlue, OER phase 3 blog

MEDEV, School of Medical Sciences Education Development,
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, NE2 4HH