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Towards an Open Repository of Teaching Resources

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In this paper we describe our work to create a set of usability tools for CLARE, an EPrints installation storing Learning Objects. These tools include Web 2.0 style presentation and comments, and a concept map browser. Although the evaluation of our tools was broadly positive, through workshops with the language teaching community we discovered that a Learning Object repository is too heavyweight to be used as an everyday tool for sharing learning resources. In this paper we present the new requirements we elicited from the community, who wanted a lightweight, learning resource repository, with little metadata overhead, following the interface best-practices of popular online repository sites such as Flickr and YouTube.

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Citation

Millard, David, Howard, Yvonne, Wills, Gary, Watson, Julie and Arrebola, Miguel (2008) Towards an Open Repository of Teaching Resources At Open Repositories Conference 2008 (OR2008), United Kingdom. 01 - 04 Apr 2008.

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Published date: 1 April 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: 1st-4th April 2008
Venue - Dates: Open Repositories Conference 2008 (OR2008), United Kingdom, 2008-04-01 - 2008-04-04
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 265382
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/265382
PURE UUID: cd939831-17e4-4fd3-91e7-dcd0435f0856
ORCID for David Millard: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7512-2710
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 01 Apr 2008 16:25
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:26

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Author: David Millard ORCID iD
Author: Yvonne Howard
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD
Author: Julie Watson
Author: Miguel Arrebola

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