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Re: Positioning document for web ed learning material

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 13:20:16 +0000
Cc: W3C WebEd Public <public-webed@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C8613318-5E6A-475A-B4F1-6AF18D6EBD5B@opera.com>
To: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>


On 3 Mar 2012, at 01:38, Adrian Roselli wrote:

> *Any* thoughts?
> 
> When I interact with professors they (nearly) always ask about how to stay current. Many don't know what resources to visit for current trends and to see how things are evolving. I suspect we all know how radically different many web dev aspects can be in any 6 month window.

Good call - I've mentioned wanting to stay current specifically in the teaching tasks.

> 
> You may have considered this in your "reading lists" bullet, but I am wary of the can of worms recommending specific blogs/sites can open. I, for one, rail against any reference to W3 Schools. While I used to recommend evolt.org, I think we all know its time has passed.

It is difficult, but we will just have to try to keep monitoring reading lists, and making regular updates.

> 
> Is it too early to identify a set of parameters for suggesting ongoing, day-to-day online resources?
> 

I'm not sure what you mean by day-to-day. Do you just mean "resources that teachers and students can turn to in their day to day studies, as they go?

This is what we want to be anyway.

> 
> 
> Sent from my tablet and probably full of typos as a result.
> 
> 
> On Mar 2, 2012, at 1:04 PM, "Chris Mills" <cmills@opera.com> wrote:
> 
>> Some thoughts I have put together over the course of today, detailing how our learning material might fit in with educators and students involved in web ed courses, and next things I am going to do.
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/community/webed/wiki/Positioning_document_for_web_ed_learning_material
>> 
>> any thoughts appreciated
>> 
>> Chris Mills
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>> Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
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