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Re: Positioning document for web ed learning material

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 13:28:04 +0000
Cc: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>, W3C WebEd Public <public-webed@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F48A8455-58D5-4DCA-9CDB-10F44BF39138@opera.com>
To: Åke Järvklo <ake@jarvklo.se>
Good point Åke. We are aiming to have something in place like this on the final publishing platform (more details to be announced soon, promise!)



Chris Mills
Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com editor, Opera Software
Co-chair, web education community group, W3C

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On 5 Mar 2012, at 22:00, Åke Järvklo wrote:

> Hmm...
> 
> IMHO The "keeping current"-problem will over time probably not only apply to external examples and links - it will most likely become equally relevant for our own excersises, our original content (and our translations) sooner or later...
> 
> So - perhaps having procedures in place for (very visibly) assuring visitors that *we* keep our material current would also be a good thing...
> 
> Imagine a "quality assurance stamp" on all published material stating "reviewed and updated at {date}" - or "this is a translation, the original text was revised {date} and the translation was updated to reflect that at {date}"
> 
> ... or something similar (eg. "this is the translation of version 17 of the FED-100 excersise 7.1.2 Assignment 1: Class Homepage")
> 
> With that in place - wouldn't revising external examples while we regurarily revise the material itself anyway be greatly simplified as well?
> 
> ... just a thought :)
> /Åke J
> 
> 2012/3/3 Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>
> *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.
> 
> 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.
> 
> Is it too early to identify a set of parameters for suggesting ongoing, day-to-day online resources?
> 
> 
> 
> 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
> > Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com editor, Opera Software
> > Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
> >
> > * Try Opera: http://www.opera.com
> > * Learn about the latest open standards technologies and techniques: http://dev.opera.com
> > * Contribute to web education: http://www.w3.org/community/webed/
> >
> >
> 
> 
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