PublishOER, RIDLR and SupOERGlue UKOER International Technical ONLINE Workshop

Date: 1 day event - 22 Jan 2013 from 15:00 until 17:00 Add PublishOER, RIDLR and SupOERGlue UKOER International Technical ONLINE Workshop to your calendar

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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



  • Introduction to people from the projects and background
  • Introduction to Elsevier participation
  • Overview of DLMs
  • favOERites and bookmarking
  • Permissions system
  • Spitter tool
  • Hackday
  • JLeRN and DLMS
  • DLM and Open Tapestry
  • Open Tapestry developments
  • Changing attitudes in publishing
  • Use cases from PublishOER
  • RVC work with students

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.

Facilitator background

Please join Justin Ball (Open Tapestry), Simon Cotterill, James Outterside, Johnny Peterson and Dan Plummer (Learning Technologies for Medical Sciences, Newcastle University), Suzanne Hardy, Megan Quentin-Baxter, Gillian Brown and Lindsay Wood (MEDEV, Newcastle University) and Graham Isaacs (eLearning lead Elsevier).

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.  

Book a place

Registration is not necessary.

The event will take place online using Blackboard Collaborate. Please note that we will be recording the session.

To join the workshop, please sign in with your name and organisation, using the URL below: 

Ahead of the session, please check that your equipment is set up correctly as below:

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We look forward to seeing you online on 22 January 2013.

Venue & Location


The event will take place online using Blackboard Collaborate.

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