Posts Tagged ‘linked data’

Going further

Last week I attended the International Semantic Web Conference, and that was a pretty good time to reflect a bit on the state of linked data at the Open University, and beyond. First, because I made a presentation of it, at the industry track of the conference. This was pretty interesting, as it was an [...]

We are Building a Team!

Three posts on Linked Data at the Open University
Anybody how would monitor the job vacancies page on the KMi website can see that there are very exciting news coming up: we are hiring a whole team to take care of different aspects of Linked Open Data, at the Open University and beyond. This is exciting [...]

The Commonwealth of Learning publishes a report on Linked Data for education, based on the experience in LUCERO

The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) is an intergovernmental organisation including more than 50 independent sovereign states, created to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. Impressed by the work realised in the LUCERO project, by the deployment of (the world’s first university linked data platform), and by the impact it had [...]

So, what’s in linked datasets for education?

Since the first push when we deployed, the area of linked data for education, especially in universities, as been slowly but steadily growing. This is obviously a rather good news as a critical benefit of linked data in education (some would say, the only one worth considering) is that it creates a common, public [...]