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Re: Curriculum structures up on the Wiki!

From: Virginia DeBolt <virginia@vdebolt.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:36:50 -0700
To: Aarron Walter <aarronwalter@gmail.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
CC: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>, <public-webed@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CB07DB92.1DD21%virginia@vdebolt.com>
Okay. I'll add some html5 books to your resources.

Virginia


Aarron Walter wrote:

> Virginia, I trust your judgement on changes to these courses. Thanks for
> thinking of me, but I am happy to see them evolve to keep pace with our ever
> changing industry.
> 
> \A/
> 
> On Dec 9, 2011, at 4:42 PM, Doug Schepers wrote:
> 
>> Hi, Virginia-
>> 
>> (BCCing Aarron, so he is aware of the conversation)
>> 
>> On 12/9/11 3:46 PM, Virginia DeBolt wrote:
>>> Here's the URL for that HTML5 intro.
>>> http://wasp.placenamehere.com/wiki/edu-act:html5_module
>>> 
>>> I changed the references to XHTML (where appropriate) on Web Design I and II
>>> courses. I added some HTML 5 books as resources to the Web Design I course.
>>> I think we should do the same with the Web Design II course, but will defer
>>> to Aarron on what he would like to add there.
>>> 
>>> Virginia
>> 
>> Makes sense.  Aarron isn't currently a member of the WebEd Community Group,
>> but naturally, he'd be very welcome, if he has the time.
>> 
>> I think we should honor the intent of the original authors as much as
>> possible, but I don't think anyone intended these works to be static
>> documents.  They should change over time, as appropriate to the current needs
>> and best practices.
>> 
>> Regards-
>> -Doug
>> 
>> 
>>> Doug Schepers wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi, Virginia-
>>>> 
>>>> On 12/9/11 11:42 AM, Virginia DeBolt wrote:
>>>>>>> I note that the term "(X)HTML" is used widely throughout the curriculum;
>>>>>>> we
>>>>>>> may wish to change to the term "HTML", if we consider that a current
>>>>>>> best
>>>>>>> practice.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> We are using HTML5 as the markup standard throughout the rest of the
>>>>>> material,
>>>>>> so yes, we should change it to HTML, imo, for consistency's sake.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I would be willing to go through the Web Design I&   II courses to change
>>>>> (X)HTML to HTML.
>>>> 
>>>> That would be great!
>>>> 
>>>> In general, there are places where an author may have actually meant
>>>> XHTML (e.g. referring to specific well-formedness or validity
>>>> constraints), but I don't know if that occurs in any of the InterACT
>>>> stuff... I leave it to your judgment.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> I also want to point out that I created an introductory HTML5 module that
>>>>> was never published on the http://interact.webstandards.org/ site, but it
>>>>> is
>>>>> ready to go on the WaSP EduTF wiki. I can provide the URL if you want it.
>>>> 
>>>> That would be fantastic!  We have a lot of HTML5 reference material, but
>>>> not a curriculum module.  (Of course, we will want to continue to
>>>> coordinate with WaSP EduTF on this stuff.)
>>>> 
>>>> You're awesome, Virginia!  Great to see you here in WebEd CG.
>>>> 
>>>> Regards-
>>>> -Doug
>>> 
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>>> Virginia DeBolt
>>> 
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>>> 
> 
> 

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