The JISC OER Rapid Innovation programme is coming to a close and as the 15 projects do their final tiding up it’s time to start thinking about the programme as a whole, emerging trends, lesson learned and help projects disseminate their outputs. One of the discussions we’ve started with Amber Thomas, the programme manager, is how best to go about this. One idea was see if there were any technology or standards themes we could use to illustrate what has been done in these areas. Here are a couple of ways to look at this data.
Outlining some Google Apps Script code I’ve written that takes some blog post urls and makes a downloadable html/.doc report
Behind the scences look at how we (JISC CETIS) can quickly develop dashboards to monitor activty around blog posts (using Google Spreadsheets of course ;)
In this post I’ll show I’ve create a quick dashboard in Google Spreadsheets which takes a list of blog RSS feeds and filters for specific tags/categories. Whilst demonstrated this with the JISC OERRI projects the same technique could be used in other scenarios, such as, as a way to track student blogs.
As the JISC OER Rapid Innovation projects have either started or will start very soon, mainly for my own benefit, I thought it would be useful to quickly summarise the the technical choices and challenges.
The JISC OER Rapid Innovation projects are all quickly finding their feet and most are already fully embracing the open innovation model and blogging their progress. Having attended the programme […]