EPICS-2 Final Report, 2009

EPICS-2: North East regional collaboration for personalised, work-based, and life-long learning

Project Final Report

Full project report (PDF, 2.2MB)

Specific Sections and Work Package Reports

Executive Summary A 2 page overview of EPICS-2.
WP5 Postgraduate Pathways Report Summary of our work to support personalised learning pathways by developing a hub to share learning opportunities for postgraduates across the region. Our approach (adopting the XCRI-CAP standard) would be applicable in other contexts.
Specifications and Additional Resources
WP8 Mobile Technologies Report Summary of our work with JANET txt and alternatives for asynchronous technologies to support ePortfolios.
WP12 ePET portfolio/blog Updated version of ePET available to FE/HE in the UK.
CS4 Interoperability Case Study (Gateshead College) Using LEAP2a as a mechanism for transferring real student data
CS5 Case Study (Sunderland University) Piloting of an ePortfolio with nursing students
CS6 Case Study (Northumbria University) Case Study of use of ePortfolios to support Professional Development in Business Information Systems.

'At a Glance' Information Sheets

1. Using XCRI-CAP for sharing workshop information
2. Integrating texting services using JANET txt
3. Sharing postgraduate training opportunities on a regional basis

Additional Resources and Technical Stuff

EPICS-2 Project Summary Presentation which gives an overview of the project.
focus-group.ppt Presentation used during focus groups held to understand student requirements for postgraduate learning pathways - includes focus group questions and ground-rules
functional-requirements.doc Functional requirements for the proof-of-concept system and beyond
proof-of-concept.zip Source code (PHP) for the proof-of-concept system
proof-of-concept.sql Database table code (MySQL) for the proof-of-concept system
xcri-cap-feed-specification.doc Specification for the XCRI-CAP feed used for the transfer of events details from training providers to the regional information hub
web-service-specification.doc Source code (PHP) for the prototype system for the transfer of training records
web-service.zip Web service and SOAP message specification for the transfer of training records from training providers to systems such as ePortfolios

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