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6th CETIS Educational Content SIG Meeting

NB: This meeting is now full: registrations are closed.

MEETING INFORMATION FOR DELEGATES:

Contact:
Sarah Currier, EC SIG Coordinator
E-mail: sarah.currier@strath.ac.uk
Tel.: +44 (0) 141 5484573; Mob.: 07980 855 801

Venue:
Centre for Manuscript and Book Studies, 4th floor, University of London Library, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
-Take lift to 4th floor, go to reception desk where you will be checked in and given directions.

Details about getting there may be found at:
http://www.ull.ac.uk/library/gettinghere.shtml

Times:
Registration & refreshments 9.30-10.00am.
Meeting starts at 10.00am on the dot!
Lunch will be from 12-1pm, with refreshments in the morning and afternoon.
We’re aiming to finish for 4.00pm.

Accommodation:
Here's a link to hotels from the University of London website:
http://housing.lon.ac.uk/site7/WC1Hotel.htm

Another hotel nearby not listed on the site is the Royal National Hotel in Bedford Way, on the north side of Russell Square (only a couple of minutes walk to ULL): http://www.imperialhotels.co.uk/royal.htm

Agenda will include:

1. News from CETIS and the SIGs, including the new Pedagogy Forum, the recent Code Bash, and the future of CETIS.

2. A live demo of the Australian digital learning object repository demonstrator COLIS by James Dalziel of COLIS / WebMCQ and the Australian IMS Centre.
* Standards based, involving 5 universities and 5 vendors.
* Incorporates a Learning Object Trading Exchange; a Learning Object Management System with digital rights management; an LMS; and a search gateway which cross searches a number of databases and library catalogues as well as the LO database.
* Digital rights management throughout learning object lifecycle.
* Implements IMS Content Packaging, Digital Repositories, Metadata specs.
* Interesting contributions to the "what is a learning object anyway?" debate based on their experience so far.

3. Hot-off-the-press reports from the IMS Meeting in Vancouver (held the previous week), including the latest on IMS Content Packaging (presently
undergoing maintenance updates); Simple Sequencing (v1.0 Final Spec recently approved); and Learning Design (what's happened since the last exciting installment?).

4. As requested at the last meeting, breakout discussion time, with sub-groups which may include:
* "Beginners Forum: Your Questions Answered";
* "Code Bash Reunion";
* "Pedagogy Issues" (in anticipation of the launch of the CETIS Pedagogy Forum);
* "SCORM";
* "Conformance Testing",

or whatever else is deemed by the SIG to be most in need of discussion on the day.

* The latest on EML / Valkenburg; CEN/ISSS (standards in Europe); the JISC X4L Strand B projects.

Date: 25 February, 2003
Venue: University of London Library, England
Contact email: sarah.currier@strath.ac.uk

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