Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 25

Open Course Data – May 2012 Interim Report to JISC

Section One: Summary The project has made good progress with its initial work activity to review existing processes in and around the area of course marketing.  A number of “quick wins” have been identified (see report available via the project blog), and it has been agreed by key stakeholders that we will concentrate our efforts …

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May 17

Open Course Data – Review of Prospectus Processes and Recommendations

1.1  Information for Prospective Students The type of information provided within the two student prospectuses (undergraduates and postgraduate) includes the following: Courses available: for undergraduate, postgraduate taught, and postgraduate research. Entry requirements: for each of the courses. Course structure: Example modules for each year for the degree programme. General information: about the degree programme, placement …

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May 17

Open Course Data – Business Process for the Prospectus and UCAS Course Information

May 17

Open Course Data – Ideal Process Map

May 17

Open Course Data – Postgraduate Prospectus Process

May 17

Open Course Data – Undergraduate Prospectus Process End-of-cycle

May 17

Open Course Data – Undergraduate Print Prospectus Process

May 17

Open Course Data – Undergraduate Web Prospectus Process

May 17

Open Course Data – Data Mappings to XCRI-CAP

Undergraduate Example – BSc (Hons) Geography with Economics   XCRI feed given in bold; comments given in italics.     <course>   (2 identifiers – one would appear to be a direct link and another just the unique identifier)   <dc:identifier>http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/departments/geography/geographywitheconomics/</dc:identifier> Marketing – web-prospectus

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May 17

Open Course Data – Initial Assessment of Data Availability

The XCRI feed requires a variety of course data, generally at programme (course) and presentation[1] level, with common data relating to the provider. This summary is supplemented by an annotated sample XCRI feed for an undergraduate programme at Loughborough University (BSc Geography with Economics), the production of which helped inform the findings. This sample feed …

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May 14

Hello

Hi there, this is a site dedicated to open data projects at Loughborough University. Our main open data project at the moment is to develop an XCRI-CAP feed of our course marketing information as part of the JISC Open Course Data initiative. This should help us to understand how to address a much bigger challenge …

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