ISO Online Metadata Training

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Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

Course Description: This course presents the concept, principles and value of metadata utilizing the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) metadata in seven online sessions. It provides the content and structure of the IS0 191** series metadata in detail, along with methods for writing quality metadata. Each session will last approximately one hour. URL brings you to an index (FTP) page for the course which includes downloadable resources for the course including:  agenda, exercises, handouts, presentation slides, recorded sessions, sample metadata, schemas, templates, transforms and workbooks.  Please contact [email protected] with any questions. 

Other online courses from the parent directory at: include introductions to CSDGM, and to Geospatial Metadata.

Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Discovery metadata
Metadata standards
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Collection - a group or set of items that comprise a single learning resource, e.g., a PDF version of a slide presentation, an audio file of the presentation and a textual representation of the oral transcription of the presentation.
Contact Organization(s): 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Course - series of units and lessons used to teach the skills and knowledge required by its curriculum.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data professional
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Research scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
More than 1 hour (but less than 1 day)