Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 24

Open Course Data – November 2012 Interim Report to JISC

Section One: Summary In our previous interim report we noted an intent to build our initial prototype of the Open Course Data system around the University’s Web Content Management System (CMS), Site Manager from Terminal Four.  This work has now taken place and a feed of course data in the XCRI-CAP format is being generated …

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Nov 24

Open Course Data – Terminal Four Site Manager CMS Formatter for XCRI-CAP Generation

This is the Terminal Four Site Manager CMS “formatter” which takes the values for the fields defined in the content templates, and turns them into an XCRI-CAP XML record describing a course. We regard this as code for the purposes of copyright/licensing, and as per the terms of the JISC project grant we are making …

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Nov 24

Open Course Data – Terminal Four Site Manager Content Template Elements for XCRI-CAP

This table shows the Site Manager CMS content template elements that we have been working with to describe a course.  There are a lot of them, but we need to break out and apply formatting etc to individual fields.   Name Description Type Required Max. Size Name The name of the piece of content Plain …

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Nov 24

Open Course Data – Centralised XCRI-CAP Course Information using Terminal Four Site Manager

Centralised XCRI-CAP Course Information using Terminal Four Site Manager   This specification was developed for Terminal Four, for their work on integrating XCRI-CAP generation with our online prospectus   Overview The University is looking at using Site Manager to generate a course marketing information feed using the XCRI-CAP standard. As part of this work, the …

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Nov 05

Open Course Data – Course and Department Information Management via Site Manager CMS

Nov 05

Open Course Data – Graphical Overview of XCRI-CAP 1.2 Specification

Nov 05

Open Course Data – Representing Course Information in Site Manager CMS

Nov 02

Open Course Data – Evaluation Plan

  V2 – October 2012 No Timing Factor to Evaluate Questions to Address Method(s) Measure of Success 1 Interim reporting +Project close Generation of XCRI-CAP feed Inclusion of key data, addressing of issues around complexity of course data versus XCRI-CAP fields (e.g. entry requirements) To be reviewed by project team and stakeholders Loughborough satisfied with …

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