News Story

Evidence-Hub.net rollout

Simon Buckingham Shum, Friday 10 August 2012 | Annotate
KMi News Image

As part of our Collective Intelligence R&D, for the last few months we've been developing the concept of an Evidence Hub, learning user experience lessons from the first example we developed for the Hewlett Foundation on the Open Learning Network project, generifying the shell into one that can be customized for the different communities who have been excited by the concept, and moving to an open source release shortly.

For info and demos go to Evidence-Hub.net

If you want to read more about the rationale behind the Hub's design, check out:

De Liddo, Anna; Buckingham Shum, Simon; McAndrew, Patrick and Farrow, Robert (2012). The open education evidence hub: a collective intelligence tool for evidence based policy. Presented at Cambridge 2012: Joint OER12 and OpenCourseWare Consortium Global 2012 Conference, 16-18 April 2012, Cambridge, UK. Eprint: http://oro.open.ac.uk/33253

To learn more about the underlying concept of Contested Collective Intelligence, and how this can be supported through human annotation such as this, combined with machine annotation, check out:

De Liddo, Anna; Sandor, Agnes and Buckingham Shum, Simon (2012). Contested Collective Intelligence: rationale, technologies, and a human-machine annotation study. Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 21(4-5), pp. 417-448. Eprint: http://oro.open.ac.uk/31052

Latest News

 

View by

CONTACT US

Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1908 653800

Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

Email: KMi Support

COMMENT

If you have any comments, suggestions or general feedback regarding our website, please email us at the address below.

Email: KMi Development Team