Monthly Archives: April 2011

Synthesis project visit 20th April

Activity data cookbook The RISE team had a really good session yesterday working with Mark van Harmelen from Hedtek to go through and develop a series of ‘recipes’ for the Activity Data ‘cookbook’.  These recipes describe the processes involved in the … Continue reading

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MyRecommendations tool goes live today

The MyRecommendations tool is now live, at To use MyRecommendations you will need to have an Open University Computer User login [If you aren’t an OU student or staff member you can create a login to test the system. … Continue reading

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Recommendation types

RISE – Recommendation Types The RISE MyRecommendations search system is going to provide three types of recommendations: 1. Course-Based “People on your course(s) viewed” This type of recommendation is designed to show the user what people studying their module have viewed … Continue reading

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The first RISE Project Board meeting

The first RISE Project Board met on Friday 1st April at the OU Library. Chaired by Project Sponsor Gill Needham, Associate Director of Library Services, the meeting was attended by Judith Pickering representing the DOULS project; Richard Nurse – RISE … Continue reading

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Project update March

MyRecommendations The key achievement for March has been that we now have our RISE MyRecommendations website up and running on the ‘live’ server.  It’s a major step for the project as although there is stuff going on in the background … Continue reading

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