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Intute and Organic.Edunet. Jackie Wickham ALLCU, Oxford, July 2008. What is Intute. Use of the Internet for Studies. The Internet is clearly an essential tool Almost all students use if for researching essays and projects (Market research by FDS – Feb/March 2008).

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Intute and organic edunet

Intute and Organic.Edunet

Jackie Wickham

ALLCU, Oxford, July 2008

What is intute

What is Intute

Use of the internet for studies

Use of the Internet for Studies

The Internet is clearly an essential tool

Almost all students use if for researching essays and projects

(Market research by FDS – Feb/March 2008)

Students:Do you ever use the Internet to do research for essays or projects?

Source: FDS online survey

Solving the frustrations of the internet

Solving the frustrations of the Internet

  • The Internet is a powerful tool for education and research, providing a range of educational resources to support traditional teaching and learning

  • Issues of trust, quality, information overload, poor searching and retrieving skills are significant concerns – particularly in the context of education and research

  • Intuteis a free, national Internet service aimed at higher and further education, providing the very best web resources for teaching, learning and research

Intute is different

Intute is different

  • Intute uses a national network of information andsubject specialists to select and evaluate Internet resources for their quality and relevance….

  • including the Wellcome Trust, Royal College of Nursing, University of Oxford.

Network of specialists

Network of specialists

Four subject groups comprise Intute:

  • Arts and Humanities

  • Health and Life Sciences

  • Science, Engineering and Technology

  • Social Sciences

  • Hand selected, quality assured content – by the community for the community

Use the intute website

Use The Intute website

Finding the best of the web

Finding the Best of the Web

Search/Browse the catalogue

  • Over 120,300records, each one hand selected and described by a subject specialist

  • Simple keyword or phrase searching

  • Refine your search by type of resource

  • Simple or Advanced searching options

  • Browse by subject heading or keyword

Or integrate the content into your own site

Or integrate the content into your own site

Examples of integrating

Examples of integrating..

Create your reading lists from Intute resources

Put Intute search box on your library Web page, eg. for Intute: Social Science resources

List latest language resources added to Intute, on your library Web page

Intute and organic edunet

Intute Search Box

Records from

Intute catalogue


RSS Feeds

Contact details

Contact details

Jackie Wickham

Service Manager: Health and Life Sciences

Co funded by the european commission e content plus programme

Co-funded by the European Commission

eContentplus programme



  • Overview and partners

  • content

  • scenarios

  • connect to



Organic edunet


  • builds a multilingual federation of learning repositories

    • content about Organic Agriculture and Agroecology

    • for the awareness & education of European Youth



  • Targeted Project

    • funded by the eContentplus Programme

  • started on October 2007

    • duration 36 months

  • co-funded by EC

    • Overall budget: 4.800.000 euros

Overall coverage

overall coverage

  • 15 partners from 10 EU countries

Intute and organic edunet


  • systematic collection and categorisation of learning resources related to OA and AE

    • integrating online environment

    • increase use and reuse

  • study & assessment of usage scenarios

    • in the context of formal educational programs in Europe



  • Publication of content

  • Online environment – search, retrieval, use

  • Scenarios to support teaching and learning

  • Evaluation – pilot trials

  • Sustainable structures

Intute and organic edunet


Underpinned by..

Database of scenarios

Search and Browse learning resources

Repository interface – manual or electronic upload

Ontologies – to support search and retrieval

Find scenarios - using organic resources in teaching and learning

Federated repository

Educational metadata


Targeted users

targeted users

  • tomorrow’s consumers: highschool children

    • to be familiarized with concepts & benefits of OA & AE

  • tomorrow’s professionals: students of agricultural universities

    • to be educated about methods and practices of OA & AE



Content stakeholders

content stakeholders

  • EU-funded initiatives

  • public or private not-for-profit organisations

  • agricultural publishing houses

  • agricultural universities & institutes

  • rural schools & teachers


University college resources

University/college resources

  • consortium-provided content resources


    • selection from Intute repository resources

    • teaching resources from agricultural universities

    • other tutor-provided resources

Bio@gro resources

BIO@GRO resources

Resource types

Resource types

  • Lectures

  • Best practice guides

  • Games

  • Documents

  • Websites

  • Exercises

School teachers resources

school teachers’ resources

  • type

    • worksheetslesson plans, etc.

  • topic area

    • life sciences

Public resources examples

public resources - examples

  • FAO

  • Organic ePrints

  • SEAE – Sociedad Espanola de Agricultura Ecologica



Cooking with ecological products

Cooking with Ecological Products

Excursion to an organic farm

Excursion to an Organic Farm

Connect to

connect to

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  • want to get affiliated with Organic.Edunet?

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