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IR Evaluation Lecture 9
  • ordered list of responses
  • precision at standard recall points
  • ranked list
  • relevant recall
  • recall
  • precision
  • ir
  • fraction
  • point
Publié le : mardi 27 mars 2012
Lecture(s) : 19
Source : cpd.rvc.ac.uk
Nombre de pages : 6
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CPD at the Royal Veterinary College A guide for eCPD courses ThisdocumentcontainssomepracticalinformationandadvicewhichwillaidyouinyourparticipationofeCPDlearningwiththeRVC.ContentsPageBackgroundinformation2Computerrequirements3Englishlanguagerequirements3
Essentialinformation
Beforethecoursestarts
Coursewebsite
Netiquette
GettingthemostoutofeCPD
Furtherguidance
Theendofthecourse
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Continuing Professional Development Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA Tel: +44 (0)1707 666865 Fax: +44 (0)1707 666877 Email: cpd@rvc.ac.uk
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BackgroundinformationThefirstcommercialveterinaryeCPDcourseintheUKwaslaunchedbytheRoyalVeterinaryCollegeinMay2003usingamodelpioneeredbyProfessorGillySalmonattheOpenUniversity.Thisisanidealmodeofstudyforbusyveterinarians,stimulating,relevantandinteractivecoursesconductedonlinebysubjectspecialists.ThecoursesarehostedwithintheRVCVirtualLearningEnvironment(VLE)whereparticipantscanaccessthecoursematerials,participateingroupdiscussionsandonlinesessions,carryoutonlinetasks,andcollaboratewithasmallgroupofprofessionalsinsharingexperiences.Onceregistered,allparticipantsareissuedwithauniqueID,whichwillallowthemtoaccesstheVLEandtheirparticularcourse.ParticipantswillbegivendetailedguidelinesonhowtonavigatewithintheVLEandadviceonhowtoparticipateeffectivelyinanonlinecourse.TheresourcesdeliveredviatheVLEcanincludecoursenotes,publishedpapers,cases,imagesandradiographsifrelevant,andusefulWeblinks.Therewillalsobeadiscussionboardandvariousonlinetasks.TheeCPDcoursesareruncompletelyonline,sothereisnoneedtotraveltoadistantvenueortaketimeoffwork.However,formostRVCeCPDcoursesparticipantsareexpectedtocommitatleastsixhoursperweektocarryingoutthesetcourseworkandcollaboratingactivelywiththeironlinecolleagues.NoadvancedcomputerskillsarerequiredtotakethecourseapartfromabasicconfidenceinworkingontheInternet.Therearealsosomecoursesthathaveanonline,realtime‘live’meetingplacewhereyoucanlistentoalecturebeinggiven,aswellaswatchthePowerPointpresentation,viewimagesorvideo,askquestions,drawona‘whiteboard’,andinteractwithyourfellowstudents.Forthesesessions,whicharerunusinganonlineclassroom,participantswillbeissuedwithdetailedinstructionsonhowtojoinandparticipateintheonlinesession.Youwillneedtomakesureyouareanadministratoronyourcomputerandcaninstalltherequiredsmallsoftwarecomponent.Ifyouareunsure,pleasecontactyoursystemadministrator.
Continuing Professional Development Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA Tel: +44 (0)1707 666865 Fax: +44 (0)1707 666877 Email: cpd@rvc.ac.uk
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ComputerrequirementsHarddiskspaceAtleast2GBCDROMdriveDoublespeedorfaster(recommended)OperatingsystemsWindowsClient:Windows2000/XP/Vista/7PentiumIII500MHzprocessor256MBRAMMacClient:MacOSX10.2.8,10.3.9,10.4or10.5G3,G4,G5orIntelProcessorSolarisClient:Solaris10(SPARConly)UltraSPARCIIc30LinuxClient:RedHatLinux(RHEL4),NovellSUSE9or10PentiumIII500MHzprocessor256MBRAMDisplayResolution600x800(minimum)1024x768orhigher(recommended)256colours(minimum),65536coloursorhigher(recommended)ModemMinimum56Kdialuporbroadbandconnection(stronglyrecommended)AudioSoundcardwithspeakersandmicrophoneorheadsetSoftwareEssential:InternetbrowsersuchasInternetExplorer7orabove,MozillaFirefox3.5oraboveorSafari3orabove.Suggested:Adobereader(forreadingPDFdocuments);Wordprocessingprogramme(suchasMicrosoftWordorPagesforMac)EnglishlanguagerequirementsYoushouldhaveanadvancedlevelabilitytoworkinEnglishtoparticipateinaneCPDcourse.Itisnecessarytoexpressyourideasefficientlyandeffectively,thereforeyourabilitytoread,writeandunderstandtheEnglishisessential.IfEnglishisnotyourfirstyourlanguageandifyourequirefurtherguidanceregardingtheleveloflanguageproficiencyrequiredpleasecontacttheCPDofficeforguidancebeforeregistering.Continuing Professional Development Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA Tel: +44 (0)1707 666865 Fax: +44 (0)1707 666877 Email: cpd@rvc.ac.uk
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EssentialinformationYoumayfinditusefultokeeparecordofsomedetailsrelatingtoyourcourse.Wehavecreatedasimpleformbelowwherethisinformationmaybestoredifyouwish.Wehavefilledinsomecontactdetailsforyourreference.Websiteaddressforcoursewww.ble.ac.uk
Myusername(thiswillbesentviaemailtoyouapprox.oneweekbeforethecoursestarts)
Mypassword(thiswillbesentviaemailtoyouapprox.oneweekbeforethecoursestarts)
EmailaddressIhavestatedasmycontactduringthiscourse
Coursetutor(s)
Technicalhelp
CPDoffice
ecpdhelp@rvc.ac.uk
cpd@rvc.ac.uk
Tel:01707666865
Fax:01707666877
BeforethecoursestartsIfyouhavenotreceivedanemailwithyourusernameandpassworddetailsby5daysbeforethecourseisduetostart,pleasecheckyourspam/trashfolderandifthereisnoemailwiththesedetailspleasecontacttheCPDoffice.IfyoufindemailsfromCPDaregoingintoyourspam/trashfolderpleasechangeyouremailsettingstoallowemailsfromthe‘rvc.ac.uk’emailaddressessofurthercoursecorrespondencemayreachyou.Pleasecheckthatyouhaveeverythingyouneedtoparticipateonthecourse,andthatyourcomputerisready.Forsomecoursesyouwillreceiveacoursebookintheposttoaccompanythecourse.Thesenotesaresenttotheaddressyouprovidedatthetimeofregistration,andarepostedoutwherepossibletoreachyouduringtheweekbeforethecoursecommences.However,thenotesarealsoavailabletoviewwithintheonlinecoursesothereshouldbenodelayinyourbeingabletostartlookingthroughthecoursematerial.ForsomecoursesaCDisalsoprovidedwithcoursematerial,sopleasechecktheenvelopecarefully.IfyouhavenotContinuing Professional Development Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA Tel: +44 (0)1707 666865 Fax: +44 (0)1707 666877 Email: cpd@rvc.ac.uk
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receivedyourcoursenotesbytheendofthefirstweekonthecoursepleasecontacttheCPDoffice.Pleaselogintothecoursesiteatwww.ble.ac.uktofamiliarizeyourselfwiththelayoutandstructureofthecourseyouareenrolledin.Thecoursetutorswillinviteyoutopostamessagetointroduceyourselfoncethecourseisabouttobegin.Youwillfinddetailsofthetutorsforeachcoursewithinthecourseinformation.CoursewebsiteYoucanaccessyoureCPDcoursefromanycomputerwithaninternetconnection,justusewww.ble.ac.ukandenteryourusernameandpassword.AnyscheduledmaintenanceoftheBlackboardsiteisnotedontheloginscreenforreference.
OnceloggedintotheBlackboardsiteyouwillseealistofthecoursesyouareenrolledinontherighthandsideofthescreen.Anyannouncementsarealsolisted.OnthelefthandsideofyouwillseesomecontactdetailsattheRVC.Itisagoodideatovisitthesiteregularlyeachweekofthecourse.Youwillfindregularannouncements(thesemayalsobeemailedtoyou),generalcourseinformation,discussionboardforumsandotherrelevantresources.
Continuing Professional Development Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA Tel: +44 (0)1707 666865 Fax: +44 (0)1707 666877 Email: cpd@rvc.ac.uk
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NetiquetteWhenparticipatingindiscussionboardsandemailsduringthecourseitisimportanttobeawareof‘netiquette’;Pleaseuseadescriptivesubjectlineinyourpostingssopeopleknowwhatyourmessageisabout.Trytoavoidsendinglargeattachmentstopeoplewithoutwarningthemfirst.Avoidblockcapitalsandobscurefontsasthiscanmakemessageshardertoreadandpossiblymisinterpreted.Don’texpecttoalwaysreceiveanimmediateanswertoyourmessageitmaybethatpeopleareabletorespondquicklybuttimeisoftenneededtoconsiderappropriateanswers,andofcoursenoteveryoneisonlineallofthetime.GettingthemostoutofeCPDManypeoplefindtheyparticipatefarmoreinaneCPDcoursethantheyfirstexpected.Togetthemostoutofacoursetrytojoininwithallactivities,readotherparticipantmessagesandrespondassuggestedbythecoursetutor,andhaveagoatquizzesandassignments.Forsomeverybusycoursesthecoreworkwillnotrequireyoutoreadeverypostingasthecoursecanbecomeoverwhelming.Yourcoursetutorwilladviseyouaboutthis.Youmayfinditusefultosavenotesonyourcomputerorwithyourhardcopycoursenotesforfuturereferenceoncethecourseaccessisclosedonthewebsite.Worksafelyandcomfortably.Makesureyoutakeregularbreaksfromthescreenandareawareofhowyouaresitting.FurtherguidanceDownloadingandreadingaPDFfileItisusefultosetupafolderonyourcomputere.g.in‘Mydocuments’beforeyoustartdownloadinganyfiles.TosaveaPDFfiletoyourcomputer:Rightclickonthedocumentname,thenchoose‘Savetargetas’fromthepopupmenu.Adownloadboxwillappearbriefly,followedbythe‘Saveas’dialoguebox.Thiswillaskyoutoindicatewhereyouwanttosavethedocumentandwhatyouwanttocallit.Clickon‘Save’tocompletethedownload.TheendofthecourseAttheendofaneCPDcoursethereisusuallyanextensionofaccessfortwoweeks.Thisistoallowtimeforparticipantstofinishoffanyassignmentsandaccessthecoursematerial.Anemailwillbesenttoaskforfeedbackviaabriefonlinesurvey.Thisisusuallysentduringthetwoweekextendedtime,orattheendofthatperiod.CPDcertificatesarepostedtoyouonceparticipationinthecourseandcompletionofassignmentshasbeenassessed.Weaimtodothisduringorattheendoftheextendedaccesstimeandposttheseouttoyouassoonaspossible.Wehopeto‘see’youonanothereCPDinthefuture!
Continuing Professional Development Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA Tel: +44 (0)1707 666865 Fax: +44 (0)1707 666877 Email: cpd@rvc.ac.uk
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