Week 5: Finalizing data extraction, writing, and analysis

In week 5, Rob and I shifted gears from data extraction to data analysis. Our final database has a total of 80 articles, 40 identified from the list of NCEAS-authored publications and 40 identified from our Web of Science search. In total, we extracted over 500 rows of data (i.e. Continue reading Week 5: Finalizing data extraction, writing, and analysis

All Good Things must Come to an End. . .

Well I can’t believe this is my final entry here. . .but here we are at the end of my DataONE internship.  I learned so much during my time with the Community Engagement work group. Much about data management, metadata, data sharing, media management/workflows, and eLearning softwares.  All of these skills will be Continue reading All Good Things must Come to an End. . .

Articulate Improves Student Performance

For the DataONE online learning module project I recently made a U turn in my software selection and ended up in the Articulate camp where I  crowned this software the “Cadillac of e-learning software programs”.  It was nice to find that there has been research conducted using this program in the classroom. The Continue reading Articulate Improves Student Performance

Speed it up. . .!

This past week things have been moving at a faster pace as we selected our voiceover winner Jim Taylor who has started recording our first module.  Over the next few weeks we will be continually in the process of completing and finalizing all modules, writing and finalizing of  module scripts, and doing last minute edits before moving to the Continue reading Speed it up. . .!

Voiceover Talent Scouts—Cast your vote!

This past week has been a busy one as the DataONE online learning modules are being prepared for the next stage of production. All but three have moved into the next stage of final edits and are getting ready for their Flash conversion. Several important decisions have been made this past Continue reading Voiceover Talent Scouts—Cast your vote!

In Response to Comments on first Flash Sample

Thanks Carly. . .see my responses in bold. . . Melody- things are looking great! Just walked through module 2 using the flash player and checked out the quiz and survey.  Here’s a few general comments on appearance of the slides etc. This is mostly preference, which means you can Continue reading In Response to Comments on first Flash Sample

Online Learning Module Sneak Preview

Except for missing a data life cycle chart, Module 2 can be viewed on the Quick Start page by clicking on the following link. https://docs.dataone.org/member-area/working-groups/community-engagement-and-education/working-documents/data-management-education/Building%20Data%20Management%20Education%20Lessons/old-stuff-do-not-enter/modules-in-final-edit-by-wg/QUICK%20START%20GUIDE%20Draft%202.doc/view Please let me know of any kinks or edits needed as you review the module. . . Thanks! Melody