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Autokitty: out in the wild

We’re getting towards the end of our ‘Linked Data for School Science’ project now, and we’ve been taking the tablet-compatibile version of Autokitty out and about, into the partner schools who helped us with the development and beyond. One of the teachers made this video, now on their YouTube channel, about their perceptions of the … Continue reading

Linked Data Approaches to OERs – the end?

In our nutshell post at the beginning of the project, we said that our tool would ‘extend MIT’s Exhibit tool to allow users to construct bundles of OERs and other online content around playback of online video’. Here’s a short video about the history of AutoKitty to show how it does just that: And the … Continue reading

Lessons Learnt

During the ‘Developing Linked Data Approaches to OERs’ project we came across a few points that we thought it would be useful to comment on here: Design. We go for substance first over style! Some people are good at looking past very plain designs to the functionality of the tool itself, but for others, the … Continue reading

Developing Linked Data Approaches to OERs – where next?

In our last group workshop, some scenarios for use emerged which we hope to explore in the coming months. In Higher Education teaching and learning settings these can be summarised as: A means for academic and teaching staff to structure learning activities for distance learning students, or students being guided through self-study tasks. A way … Continue reading

The Final Package – Linked Data Approaches to OERs

In our project plan we outlined three phases of work. The initial preparation phase (April-June) was based on the creation of initial demonstrators and early investigations of digital literacies and reuse issues. Initial participatory design workshops with staff in the faculty of Education, Community and Leisure (documented here) pointed out a desire for the type … Continue reading

Editing an Autokitty Presentation

On this page, you can find all the documentation to help you create and edit online presentations with Autokitty. This is available as an ebook or pdf. For a video, see our #grandfinale post. MOBI file EPUB file Printable PDF Guidance on using the packaging application is available here, as a screencast and as a … Continue reading

Autokitty – the app

The ‘Autokitty’ app is now available to use online: either click here or on the image below. Alternatively you can download the source code and host the application locally. This, alongside the packager app and all the most current manuals for this tool are available on the downloads page.

Making an IMS content package

The IMS content packager application which accompanies the Autokitty tool is now available for download here. Once you have downloaded the app the video below will take you through the process of creating a content package for use in repositories. Alternatively, you can download a printable version here.

IMS CP Packager Application

Exporting Autokitty generated projects Once you have created your web application including educational resources with the Autokitty tool, how can you host it? Since the output of the tool is a self-contained HTML page, it is very easy to deploy it and host it in a wide variety of places, including amongst others: your personal … Continue reading

Xtranormal Presentation, as an Autokitty

If you saw the presentation video made with Xtranormal a couple of postings back, you’ll perhaps be interested know we used it as a guinea pig for authoring AutoKitty semantic presentations.  The screenshots are above, but if you want to see some example results, check the links below: AutoKitty Presentation Initial demo using the They … Continue reading

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