Tag Archives: Course Data

#coursedata demonstrators – skills dashboard

In my previous post I looked at how an institution might use their own xcri-cap feed to help advertise relevant courses to existing students. The benefits of using a standardised approach in that case is that the data structures in the specification has already been thought out and tested, so development time can be reduced … Read more

#coursedata demonstrators – Plymouth Moodle block –

In this series of blog posts I’m looking at the Jisc #coursedata programme and in particular how the demonstrator projects  are using the xcri-cap feeds produced by the 63 stage 2 Projects. xcri-cap stands for eXchanging Course Related Information, Course Advertising Profile. xcri-cap is the UK standard for describing course marketing information, and provides a … Read more

#coursedata demonstrated

Yesterday saw the final face to face programme meeting for the Jisc #coursedata projects. The programme is supporting 63 institutions to review and revise their coursedata processes and as one of the outputs produce an xcri-cap feed. I’ve talked a bit about the feed acceptance criteria in an earlier post  but didn’t really expand on … Read more

#coursedata – Feed acceptance

As Stage 2 of the JISC #coursedata programme http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/elearning/coursedata.aspx enters it’s final stages we will be starting to look at the project outputs. One requirement is the production of : a system generated XCRI-CAP 1.2 feed with a cool URI for institutional course provision, especially part time, online/distance, post graduate and CPD. But what does … Read more

Actionable Insights

Adam Cooper has released another in the CETIS Learning Analytics series. Vol 1, No 5. What is Analytics? Definition and Essential Characteristics It neatly focusses on the practical application of Analytics which it describes as: “…the process of developing actionable insights through problem definition and the application of statistical models and analysis against existing and/or … Read more

#coursedata: making the most of course information

#coursedata: making the most of course information It’s possible to find information on almost any book with a few clicks of the mouse, and many online stores will even let you read a sample chapter for free. Sadly, the same cannot be said of course information, which is often spread across institutional systems, duplicated or … Read more