Delft University of Technology. Opening up our Content. Educational Repository Network, Sept 17 th 2009 Willem van Valkenburg E-learning consultant, ICT Department Blog: www.e-learn.nl Twitter: twitter.com/wfvanvalkenburg. Agenda. Delft University of Technology Opening Up our Research
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Delft University of Technology Opening up our Content Educational Repository Network, Sept 17th 2009 Willem van ValkenburgE-learning consultant, ICT Department Blog: www.e-learn.nl Twitter: twitter.com/wfvanvalkenburg
Agenda • Delft University of Technology • Opening Up our Research • Opening Up our Education
A few words about TU Delft 98-07/
TU Delft - Characteristics • Excellent (international) ratings • Driven by demands of society • Focussed multi-disciplinary research themes • High quality educational programes, with a focus on ICT in education
TU Delft: Basic Data 2009 www.tudelft.nl • Faculties: 8 • Bachelor programmes: 14 • Master programmes: 41 • Total number of students: 16,000 • International students: 3,000 • Scientific staff: 2,600 • Number of PhD-theses per year: 250 • Focal Multi-disciplinary Research Programs: Energy, Health, Infrastructures, Environment. TU Delft
Core tasks of the university is to deliver know-how and building knowledge networks in an international context.
Research Repository • TU Delft Repository (start 2005) • http://repository.tudelft.nl • 12,600 full text publications • Dissertations (3,850) • Lectures (1,100) • Articles (4,200) • Student theses (1,100) • Reports (1,850) • Patents (250)
Advantages Repository TU Delft • Improve access to academic work. • Raises the profile of academic work. • Act of international solidarity. • Counterweight against publishers. • Guarantees the durability of data files. • Reinforce university’s image as a centre of knowledge.
Advantages Repository Scientists • Priority claim • Visibility output (full text in e.g. Google) • Accessible worldwide • Sustainable e-archive • Increase citations/downloads
Access to TU Delft Research • DARE.net • Royal Library (KB) • OAISTER (Open Access Repositories) • Google/ Google Scholar
Opening Up our Education • Share our courses via OpenCourseWare • Share our course content via OAI-PMH • Share our multimedia via our multimedia portal
Delft OpeCourseWare: Why start? • University: • Reputation • Open academic community: open knowlege organisation in world-wide networks. • Inevitable trend • Bundling of faculty initiatives: bringing it all together. • Specialism: • Exposure: Show what you can do, international reputation, being part of international knowledge networks • Serve the group of Life Long Learners • Attract new masters students: show what we have • Positive impact on recruiting PhD’s • The help with the combined educational programs • Positive impact on the quality of educational resources • Reputation of the teaching staff
Architecture ? ? OAI-PMH RSS Blackboard OCW Hive CourseBase RSS OAI-PMH Lorenet.nl OCWFinder.org oerrecommender.org
OCW Consortium • 100 live sites with ~9,000 courses
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