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Large-scale pilots for collaborative OpenCourseWare authoring, multiplatform delivery and Learning Analytics

Deliverables

Interim Report

The interim report will consist of both financial and narrative progress reporting data collected by Coordinator from all participants.

Interim community engagement and networking report

This deliverable will report on the participation in external events, and on the delivery of, and feedback from, project events in the both real-world and online. The plan from D10.3 will be revised in light of this feedback.

Archiving plan

This plan will outline the archiving methodology and its implementation.

3rd Benchmarking and stress test report

In this deliverable we will refine the benchmarking and stress testing plan to take new SlideWiki service additions and features into account.

Intermediate quality in use report

This is an intermediate report about the quality in use of SlideWiki UIs after the release of their first stable version as D4.2. This report, in addition to evaluation results, provides guidelines for improving the user experience. It will also include a set of suitable strategies to improve the accessibility of SlideWiki for people with disabilities and special needs.

Domain-wide Higher-Education Pilot Trials Report

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials focused on a reaching a domain-wide audience. All the content generated will be also made publicly available. as a result of this evaluation.

Dynamic Scaleout Architecture

This report will describe the technical architecture of the dynamic, cloud-based scaleout approach.

Organisation-wide Trials Report - Lead OU

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials from an organisation-wide perspective, providing again details of the content generated in the platform, the users involved in the trial (respecting relevant data protection laws), and feedback for the next phase.

Organisation-wide Trials Report - Lead Fraunhofer

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials from an organisation-wide perspective, providing again details of the content generated in the platform, the users involved in the trial (respecting relevant data protection laws), and feedback for the next phase.

Initial Trials Report - Lead OU

This report will provide details of the initial setup of the trials, including the selection of users (educators and learners), content selected for importing it into the platform, and results of the trial execution, with a clear focus on the feedback that can be used to adapt and improve the technology.

Domain-wide Trials Report - Lead Fraunhofer

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials focused on a reaching a domain-wide audience. All the content generated will be also made publicly available. as a result of this evaluation.

Initial Higher-Education Pilot Trials Report

This report will provide details of the initial setup of the trials, including the selection of users (trainers and trainees), content selected for importing it into the platform, and results of the trial execution, with a clear focus on the feedback that can be used to adapt and improve the technology.

Semantic search

This report will describe how SlideWiki implements semantic search services.

Domain-wide Trials Report - Lead OU

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials focused on a reaching a domain-wide audience. All the content generated will be also made publicly available as a result of this evaluation.

Final Report

The final report will summarise the entire project in both the scientific and financial aspects.

2nd Benchmarking and stress test report

This deliverable will comprise a comprehensive benchmarking and stress testing plan and results of the operations between M16 (when the dynamic scaleout implementation is deployed) and M21.

Key figures of attained audience

This deliverable report the measurable figures achieved by the project as the communication to the public, which include number of active users in the framework, usage of learning materials developed in the framework, mentions in media, size and activity of social media (followers, retweets, etc.). A qualitative summary of results and lessons learned within the work-package. It will also pay particular attention to how to monitor and measure the impact of marketing materials.

Real-world and online community engagement plan

This deliverable will be based on a study of which ‘real world’ activities (meet-ups, focus groups, hackathons, etc.) and social media channels (mailing lists, wikis, blogs, etc.) will be strategically targeted by the project, and will plan a series of consortium-organized events. A plan will be put in place for feedback-solicitation and continued engagement. In particular it will propose how impact related to those channels will be monitored throughout the project’s timeline.

SlideWiki SEO plans

In this deliverable we will implement appropriate strategies such as integrating embedded and structured metadata into SlideWiki pages as well as using smart URLs to increase the visibility of SlideWiki content among popular search engines.

Initial report of SlideWiki quality in use

This is a report summarising the results for the quality in use evaluation of the SlideWiki user interfaces at the beginning of the project. The results will guide future improvements in the user interface as well as the development of the optimizations for ubiquitous devices and accessibility improvements.

Privacy and data security report

This report will describe how SlideWiki implements all relevant privacy and data security regulations and best-practices.

SlideWiki foundation operation model

This report will describe the operation of the SlideWiki foundation.

Data Backup Plan

This plan will outline the backup methodology and its implementation.

Benchmarking and stress test report

This report will describe the initial performance of SlideWiki.

Initial Trials Report - Lead Fraunhofer

This report will provide details of the initial setup of the trials, including the selection of users (trainers and trainees), content selected for importing it into the platform, and results of the trial execution, with a clear focus on the feedback that can be used to adapt and improve the technology.

Final community engagement and networking report

This deliverable will report on the complete project participation in external events, social media engagement, dissemination of the marketing materials, and the feedback received. A longevity plan will outline successful events and their potential adoption by new projects and collaborations.

Domain-wide Trials Report - Lead UPM

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials focused on a reaching a domain-wide audience. All the content generated will be also made publicly available. as a result of this evaluation.

Sustainability strategy and work plan

This deliverable will comprise a draft of SlideWiki Foundation bylaws and concept and a plan for the setup of the foundation.

Initial Trials Report - Lead UPM

This report will provide details of the initial setup of the trials, including the selection of users (trainers and trainees), content selected for importing it into the platform, and results of the trial execution, with a clear focus on the feedback that can be used to adapt and improve the technology.

Organisation-wide Trials Report - Lead UPM

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials from an organisation-wide perspective, providing again details of the content generated in the platform, the users involved in the trial (respecting relevant data protection laws), and feedback for the next phase.

Exploitation strategy

The exploitation strategy will specify the exploitable assets (i.e. software, courseware, services) and develop an exploitation strategy, which will respect the open character of the assets similar as dual-licensing, value added services and service level agreements enable the exploitation of open-source software.

Organisation-wide Higher-Education Pilot Trials Report

This report will provide details of the setup and evaluation of the trials from an organisation-wide perspective, providing again details of the content generated in the platform, the users involved in the trial (respecting relevant data protection laws), and feedback for the next phase.

Dynamic Scaleout Implementation and Deployment

This report will comprise deployment results of the dynamic, cloud-based scaleout implementation. At this point, SlideWiki will be capable to serve Million users.

Learning Mashup builder

This deliverable will provide interfaces for user-friendly mixture of open content on SlideWiki with external freely available content and services on the Web.

SlideWiki annotator module

SlideWiki component for semi-automatic semantic annotation of content using the ontologies and existing vocabularies.

First stable version of SlideWiki usable, accessible and ubiquitous user interface

In this deliverable, a first stable version of SlideWiki UIs is deployed. The interfaces are usable, as a result of implementing quality in use improvements, and optimized to fit well with the widely-used ubiquitous devices such a Tablets, Smartphones and TVs. Moreover, the interface satisfies the basic accessibility requirements.

Interactive Learning Analytics

This deliverable will provide the module for interactive visual analysis of usage statistics.

Interactive adaptive widgets

Set of interactive widgets adapted to user needs.

SlideWiki mirroring and update propagation

We will implement an update propagation strategy, which allows interested organizations to host their own SlideWiki mirrors.

Feedback management for SlideWiki

In this deliverable we will create mechanisms to collect, measure and present user feedbacks from usage platforms.

SlideWiki recommender module

Recommender system to propose related content to users when authoring a new OpenCourseWare.

SlideWiki import/export module

Deployment of modules for ingestion and exposure of learning material from/to PowerPoint, OpenOffice and PDF.

SlideWiki real-time authoring module

Module for supporting synchronized real-time collaboration.

SlideWiki learning analytics

In this deliverable, we will implement modules for measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts. The results will be used for purposes of understanding and optimizing user learning, as well as awarding them to increase the motivation.

SlideWiki enrichment module

SlideWiki component for semi-automatic semantic enrichment of content using NLP and semantic enrichment tools.

SlideWiki diff/merge module

Deployment of algorithms for comparing different content revisions.

2nd SlideWiki diff/merge module

Extension of algorithms for automatic merging conflict resolution.

SlideWiki multilinguality support

Support of multilinguality in both content and user interfaces for content authoring, presentation and exploration including newly developed features.

2nd SlideWiki import/export module

Modules for ingestion and exposure of LaTeX learning material.

Final version of SlideWiki usable, accessible and ubiquitous user interface

At this stage, the SlideWiki UIs implements all improvement derived from the evaluations conducted for D4.3.

Semantic representation of SlideWiki

Review of existing ontologies and vocabularies for semantic representation of OpenCourseWare material and enhancement of these for capturing SlideWiki representations. The resulting vocabulary supports representation of content, structure, metadata, provenance, revision history.

SlideWiki user profiling module

Methods for modeling user behaviour considering user background and contribution.

Initial multi-platform learning resources integration

This deliverable will contain adapters for an initial set of platforms and an initial set of learning resources delivered via MOOCs, LMSs, eBooks and social networks. In this deliverable, we will address a subset of the platforms (i.e. one MOOC, one LMS, one social network).

Final multi-platform learning resource integration

The finalised learning resources developed with the use of SlideWiki and delivered via MOOCs, LMSs, eBooks and social networks will be included in this deliverable. It will describe the complete integration approach targeting all systems required by the SlideWiki pilot trial partners and thus include adapters to both MOC platforms FutureLearn and OpenCast, support for at least the three LMS Moodle, ILIAS and OLAT as well as support for the integration with several social networks.

Revised multi-platform learning resource integration

This deliverable will offer the multi-platform learning resources that have been revised based on the feedback received from the project pilots. We will increase the depth and breadth of the integration adapters and support a larger subset of the potential target platforms.

Data Management Plan

Data Management Plan for the data generated by Slidewiki platform. This plan will include the suitable applicable licenses (such as ODBL), anonymization of personal data, possibility and suitability for reuse, and the long term management of the data resources in compliance with the LOD lifecycle and best practices. This plan will be updated at every milestone cycle.

Website

The project website will provide project overviews and highlights; guides, tutorials and best practices of using the framework; up-to-date information on intermediate and final project results, including public reports and publications as well as synthesis reports drawn from selected confidential material; project events, including e.g. factsheets, focus groups meetings, webinars, conferences and workshops; links to selected courses (being) developed within the framework; contact details, etc. The website will be cross-linked from/to other relevant EC and EC sponsored sites. The website has to be maintained and updated until 2 years after the project ended; this will be documented in the regular reporting. Documentation manuals and screencasts shall be specifically identified as project deliverables and prominently published on the project's website.

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Publications

A Decentralized and Remote Controlled Webinar Approach, Utilizing Client-side Capabilities: To Increase Participant Limits and Reduce Operating Costs

Author(s): Roy Meissner, Kurt Junghanns, Michael Martin
Published in: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies, 2018, Page(s) 153-160
DOI: 10.5220/0006923901530160

A mapping approach for configuration management tools to close the gap between two worlds and to regain trust

Author(s): Roy Meissner, Marcus Kastner
Published in: 2017
DOI: 10.18420/in2017_186

OntoWiki 1.0: 10 Years of Development - What's New in OntoWiki




SlideWiki - Towards a Collaborative and Accessible Platform for Slide Presentations

Author(s): Mirette Elias, Abi James, Edna Ruckhaus, Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa, Klaas Andries de Graaf, Ali Khalili, Benjamin Wulff, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer
Published in: EC-TEL Practitioner Proceedings 2018: 13th European Conference On Technology Enhanced Learning, 2018

Towards an Ontology-based Representation ofAccessibility Profiles for Learners

Author(s): Mirette Elias, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer
Published in: 2nd International Workshop on Educational Knowledge Management, EKM 2016. Proceedings, 2016

COLLABORATIVE AUTHORING OF OPEN COURSEWARE WITH SLIDEWIKI: A CASE STUDY IN OPEN EDUCATION

Author(s): Alexander Mikroyannidis
Published in: EDULEARN18 Proceedings, 2018, Page(s) 2000-2007
DOI: 10.21125/edulearn.2018.0563

Collaborative OpenCourseWare Authoring: The SlideWiki Platform

Author(s): Alexander Mikroyannidis
Published in: EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 2018

Lessons learned from the use of the SlideWiki OpenCourseWare platform in different learning contexts

Author(s): Alexander Mikroyannidis, F. Pallonetto, E. Mangina, N. Pyrini, M. Sadauskas, E. Trepule, A. Volungevičienė, C. Panagiotakopoulos, A. Karatrantou, S. Armakolas, A. Nelson Mauro, L. Cheniti, O. Korbaa
Published in: 11th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI 2018), 2018

User-based collaborative filtering approach for content recommendation in OpenCourseWare platforms

Author(s): Nikola Tomašević, Dejan Paunović, Sanja Vraneš
Published in: Proceedings of the ICIST 2018, 8th International Conference on Information Society and Technology, 2018

Educational data mining for student performance prediction in SlideWiki OpenCourseWare platform

Author(s): Nikola Tomašević, Dejan Paunović, Sanja Vraneš
Published in: Proceedings of the eLearning - 8th Conference on e-Learning 2017, 2017, Page(s) 40-45

Designing Web-Apps for All: How do we include those with Cognitive Disabilities?

Author(s): Abi James, EA Draffan, Mike Wald
Published in: Harnessing the Power of Technology to Improve Lives, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on the Advancement of Assistive Technology, (AAATE) Conf. 2017, 2017
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-798-6-665

CREATING AND IMPROVING EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS: AN APPROACH BASED ON CROWDSOURCING

Author(s): Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa, Edna Ruckhaus, Oscar Corcho, Martin Molina, Emilio Serrano, Damiano Zanardini
Published in: ICERI2018 Proceedings, 2018, Page(s) 3852-3857
DOI: 10.21125/iceri.2018.1854

A Reuse-based Approach for the Development of OpenCourseWare in a Crowdsourcing Platform

Author(s): Edna Ruckhaus, Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa
Published in: 16th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL 2017 ), 2017

SlideWiki – A Platform for Authoring FAIR Educational Content

Author(s): Khalili, Ali; de Graaf, Klaas Andries
Published in: Proceedings of the Posters and Demos Track of the 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS 2018), Issue 1, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2578124

Extended Characteristic Sets: Graph Indexing for SPARQL Query Optimization

Author(s): Marios Meimaris, George Papastefanatos, Nikos Mamoulis, Ioannis Anagnostopoulos
Published in: 2017 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2017, Page(s) 497-508
DOI: 10.1109/ICDE.2017.106

Using DevOps Principles to Continuously Monitor RDF Data Quality

Author(s): Roy Meissner, Kurt Junghanns
Published in: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems - SEMANTiCS 2016, 2016, Page(s) 189-192
DOI: 10.1145/2993318.2993351

Distance-Based Triple Reordering for SPARQL Query Optimization

Author(s): Marios Meimaris, George Papastefanatos
Published in: 2017 IEEE 33rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2017, Page(s) 1559-1562
DOI: 10.1109/ICDE.2017.227

Distributed Collaboration on RDF Datasets Using Git - Towards the Quit Store

Author(s): Natanael Arndt, Norman Radtke, Michael Martin
Published in: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems - SEMANTiCS 2016, 2016, Page(s) 25-32
DOI: 10.1145/2993318.2993328

Towards an Ontology-based Representation of Accessibility Profiles for Learners

Author(s): Mirette Elias, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer
Published in: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Educational Knowledge Management co-located with 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management EKAW 2016, 2016, Page(s) 51-59

Quit Diff - Calculating the Delta Between RDF Datasets Under Version Control

Author(s): Natanael Arndt, Norman Radtke
Published in: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems - SEMANTiCS 2016, 2016, Page(s) 185-188
DOI: 10.1145/2993318.2993349

Structured Feedback: A Distributed Protocol for Feedback and Patches on the Web of Data

Author(s): Natanael Arndt, Kurt Junghanns, Roy Meissner, Philipp Frischmuth, Norman Radtke, Marvin Frommhold, Michael Martin
Published in: Proceedings of the Workshop on Linked Data on the Web, LDOW 2016, co-located with 25th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2016), 2016

Decentralized Evolution and Consolidation of RDF Graphs

Author(s): Natanael Arndt, Michael Martin
Published in: Web Engineering, Issue 10360, 2017, Page(s) 23-40
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-60131-1_2

Towards an Open Authoring Tool for Accessible Slide Presentations

Author(s): Mirette Elias, Abi James, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer, Mike Wald
Published in: Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 16th International Conference, ICCHP 2018, Linz, Austria, July 11-13, 2018, Proceedings, Part I, Issue 10896, 2018, Page(s) 172-180
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-94277-3_29

Ontology-Based Representation of Learner Profiles for Accessible OpenCourseWare Systems

Author(s): Mirette Elias, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer
Published in: Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web, Issue 786, 2017, Page(s) 279-294
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69548-8_19

Completion, Comments and Repurposing a Digital Accessibility MOOC

Author(s): E. A. Draffan, Manuel Leon, Abi James, Saud Aljaloud, Mike Wald
Published in: Computers Helping People with Special Needs - 16th International Conference, ICCHP 2018, Linz, Austria, July 11-13, 2018, Proceedings, Part I, Issue 10896, 2018, Page(s) 138-145
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-94277-3_24

Fostering Accessibility of OpenCourseWare with Semantic Technologies – A Literature Review

Author(s): Mirette Elias, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer
Published in: Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web, 2016, Page(s) 241-256
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-45880-9_19

Ontology-Based Representation for Accessible OpenCourseWare Systems

Author(s): Mirette Elias, Steffen Lohmann, Sören Auer
Published in: Information, Issue 9/12, 2018, Page(s) 302, ISSN 2078-2489
DOI: 10.3390/info9120302