ForAllRubrics is proud to be a member of the Hive Interoperability and Portability Coalition (HIPC). This blog post describes the HIPC team’s plans for a pilot system that supports “Open Sharing of Learning Opportunities”. In our project description, this is Item 3, Distributed Discovery & Recommendation of Learning Opportunities.
1. As an organization, it is hard to publicize learning opportunities.
2. As a learner, it is difficult to find relevant learning opportunities.
We are creating a pilot implementation that leverages RSS and open source software to experiment with a model implementation for Open Sharing of Learning Opportunities. For this pilot, we are collaborating with the Community STEM Badge Ecosystem and the Ultimate Hub Moonshot.
ForAllRubrics is going to host WordPress sites for organizations that want to publish information about learning opportunities. The learning opportunities will be shared as blog posts with event metadata to support discovery and recommendation.
Learning Opportunties will include:
- Programs by organizations such as the Notebaert Nature Museum
- Events such as Destination Chicago
- Online learning activities such as those at Curiosity Machine
Recommendation and publication of learning opportunities will be done on various platforms including WordPress and Tiki-Toki. The recommendations will be filtered and presented as appropriate for the target learners. The HIPC, C-STEMBE and Ultimate Hub teams will be working together to create effective pilot examples. These examples will help identify what is working and what steps we should take next.