Auxiliary Types

Below we provide a quick reference, for some auxiliary type properties used on the OER Schema Classes above.

oer:LearningComponent

same as Lesson | Topic/Module | Activity | Unit | SupportingMaterial

oer:CourseSyllabus

see http://oerschema.org/CourseSyllabus

oer:Topic

Defined as "the context of a LearningComponent". Treat as equivalent to a subclass of schema.org/Intangible.

Property Type Description
from oer:Topic -------------------- --------------------
oer:material SupportingMaterial The supporting material assiociated with a resource.
oer:Resource -------------------- --------------------
mainContent Text The main content relating to the item.
From Thing -------------------- --------------------
identifier Text | URL | schema:PropertyValue Any kind of identifier (uuid, url, etc).
name Text The name of the item.
description Text A description of the item.
url URL URL of the item.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
From cc:Work -------------------- --------------------
cc:license Text | License A Work has license a License (a subproperty of dc:license, the same as xhtml:license).
cc:morePermissions Text A related resource which describes additional permissions or alternative licenses for a Work which may be available.
cc:attributionName Text The name the creator of a Work would like used when attributing re-use.
cc:attributionURL URL The URL the creator of a Work would like used when attributing re-use.
cc:useGuidelines Text A related resource which defines non-binding use guidelines for the work.

oer:LearningObjective

Editor's Note

I am not sure if we use these, or whether we should use these. They are a little under-defined, but they do fill a hole currently in schema.org.

Treat as equivalent to a subclass of schema.org/Intangible.

Property Type Description
oer:LearningObjective -------------------- --------------------
prerequisite Course | LearningComponent | LearningObjective A requirement to be completed before this resource can be performed.
oer:Resource -------------------- --------------------
parentOf Resource A parent in relation to a child resource.
childOf Resource A child in relation to a parent resource.
forCourse Course The Course in which the resource is meant for.
mainContent Text The main content relating to the item.
forTopic Topic The Topic the resource is associated with.
Thing -------------------- --------------------
name Text The name of the item.
description Text A description of the item.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity.
identifier Text | URL | schema:PropertyValue Any kind of identifier (uuid, url, etc).
url URL URL of the item.
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
cc:Work -------------------- --------------------
cc:license Text | License A Work has license a License (a subproperty of dc:license, the same as xhtml:license).
cc:morePermissions Text A related resource which describes additional permissions or alternative licenses for a Work which may be available.
cc:attributionName Text The name the creator of a Work would like used when attributing re-use.
cc:attributionURL URL The URL the creator of a Work would like used when attributing re-use.
cc:useGuidelines Text A related resource which defines non-binding use guidelines for the work.

Person

Property Type Description
From Thing -------------------- --------------------
name Text The name of the item.
description Text A description of the item.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity.
url URL URL of the item.
identifier Text | URL | PropertyValue Any kind of identifier (uuid, url, etc).
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
From Person -------------------- (below we show a few relevant Person properties. For the full properties table see http://schema.org/Person )
address schema:PostalAddress | Text Physical address of the item.
email Text Email address
jobTitle Text The job title of the person (for example, Financial Manager).
memberOf Organization An Organization to which this Person or Organization belongs. Inverse property: member.
telephone Text The telephone number.
worksFor Organization Organizations that the person works for.

Organization

Property Type Description
From Thing -------------------- --------------------
name Text The name of the item.
description Text A description of the item.
sameAs URL URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity.
url URL URL of the item.
identifier Text | URL | PropertyValue Any kind of identifier (uuid, url, etc).
alternateName Text An alias for the item.
From Organization -------------------- (below we show a few relevant Organization properties. For the full properties table see http://schema.org/Organization )
address PostalAddress | Text Physical address of the item.
contactPoint ContactPoint A contact point for a person or organization.
department Organization A relationship between an organization and a department of that organization, also described as an organization (allowing different urls, logos, opening hours).
email Text Email address
location Location | Text The location of for example where the event is happening, an organization is located, or where an action takes place.
logo ImageObject | URL An associated logo.
member Organization | Person sub-member Person or Organizations to this Organization. Inverse property: memberOf.
memberOf Organization An Organization to which this Organization belongs. Inverse property: member.
telephone Text The telephone number.