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Re: (most likely) Version 1.0 of LRMI specification - proposed for inclusion with Schema.org

From: Peter Pinch <pdpinch@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:13:07 +0000
To: Aaron Bradley <aaranged@yahoo.com>, Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>, Greg Grossmeier <greg@creativecommons.org>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
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I'm in  to the extent that OpenCourseWare fits anyone's model.

Peter Pinch
Production Manager, MIT OpenCourseWare

From: Aaron Bradley <aaranged@yahoo.com<mailto:aaranged@yahoo.com>>
Reply-To: Aaron Bradley <aaranged@yahoo.com<mailto:aaranged@yahoo.com>>
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 1:58 PM
To: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org<mailto:martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>>, Greg Grossmeier <greg@creativecommons.org<mailto:greg@creativecommons.org>>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org<mailto:danbri@danbri.org>>
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Subject: Re: (most likely) Version 1.0 of LRMI specification - proposed for inclusion with Schema.org

Couldn't agree more Martin.  While I haven't had time to address the LRMI proposal fully, I have been doing some course modeling that is not yet complete.

It would be useful to bring in some other course vendors - both free (e.g. http://ocw.mit.edu/index.htm) and commercial (e.g. http://www.newsu.org/) to get their input.  I will reach out but would welcome input from anyone on this or the LRMI list that falls into this category.

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org<mailto:martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>>
To: Greg Grossmeier <greg@creativecommons.org<mailto:greg@creativecommons.org>>; Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org<mailto:danbri@danbri.org>>
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Subject: Re: (most likely) Version 1.0 of LRMI specification - proposed for inclusion with Schema.org

Hi Greg, Dan:

What we should keep on our radar is checking that you can model commercial courses / training using both the LRMI and the GoodRelations extension of schema.org.


On May 24, 2012, at 12:36 AM, Greg Grossmeier wrote:

> Hi Peter,
> <quote name="Peter Pinch" date="2012-05-22" time="17:29:52 +0000">
>> I'm excited to see this moving along as well. Two questions:
>> 1. What's the possibility for considering the online course suggestions
>> Aaron Bradley made? If it's too late to propose new properties (I.e.
>> Credit), can we at least document as best practice the use of the Event
>> type for describing start and end dates?
> It is true that defining a 'course' in the LRMI standard was out of
> scope. However, as I believe Aaron stated, there is no reason why a
> course could not be made up of distinct pieces (resources) that are
> marked up with LRMI.
> But, it is true that there is no way to describe the course itself via
> LRMI terms. I, honestly, haven't thought through the use of Event start
> and end dates for that type of thing. That type of addition would be
> useful for a certain kind of course (that is describable online) (ie:
> those which are bound by a time and have regular meetings) but it
> doesn't do much for a self-learner type course.
> These are good things to think about and I look forward to working with
> the community to address them intelligently.
>> 2. Is anything happening with accessibility?
> As you may know, LRMI began with an eye towards accessibility but we
> quickly dropped it as we did not have the expertise within our Technical
> Working Group, and managing the process for learning resources was time
> consuming enough :)
> However, there is work being done now by some in the accessibility
> community to augment LRMI (or plain Schema.org) with ally information.
> Be on the look out for an update on that as we know more.
> Thanks!
> Greg
> --
> Greg Grossmeier
> Education Technology & Policy Coordinator
> twitter: @g_gerg / identi.ca: @greg / skype: greg.grossmeier

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