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Re: Positioning document for web ed learning material

From: Virginia DeBolt <virginia@vdebolt.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 07:56:19 -0700
To: Schalk Neethling <sneethling@mozilla.com>
CC: Adrian Roselli <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>, W3C WebEd Public <public-webed@w3.org>, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Message-ID: <CB7B73A3.1FA89%virginia@vdebolt.com>
Schalk,
I use paper.li, too, for The Women in Web Education (
http://paper.li/vdebolt/womeninwebeducation). The difference is that
paper.li watches a Twitter list while scoop.it is doing a more high-level
web search.

Virginia


Schalk Neethling wrote:

> Virginia,
> 
> I used to use http://paper.li/ for the same kinda thing.
> 
> Schalk
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Virginia DeBolt" <virginia@vdebolt.com>
> To: "Schalk Neethling" <sneethling@mozilla.com>, "Chris Mills"
> <cmills@opera.com>
> Cc: "Adrian Roselli" <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>, "W3C WebEd Public"
> <public-webed@w3.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 4:26:04 PM
> Subject: Re: Positioning document for web ed learning material
> 
> Chris,
> I've been using a curation tool called scoop.it (
> http://www.scoop.it/t/html5-news) to curate HTML5 news. This tool can be set
> up monitor specific web sites, or to do a general search on keywords. The
> curator goes through the suggested list of results, decides which to use,
> and it is published in the format you see in the link above.
> 
> Someone would have to monitor scoop.it (or one of other similar tools) but
> it would be a way to keep up with the latest and have it collected in one
> spot.
> 
> Virginia
> 
> 
> Schalk Neethling wrote:
> 
>> Chris,
>> 
>> I whole heartily agree with you, using perhaps community created resources,
>> or
>> lists would be a better fit than pointing out individuals.
>> 
>> Schalk
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Chris Mills" <cmills@opera.com>
>> To: "Schalk Neethling" <sneethling@mozilla.com>
>> Cc: "Adrian Roselli" <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>, "W3C WebEd Public"
>> <public-webed@w3.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 3:25:21 PM
>> Subject: Re: Positioning document for web ed learning material
>> 
>> Thanks Schalk - this of course brings up another point. Do we want to add to
>> the resource lists to include "recommended celeb lists"? ie. recommended
>> people to follow to keep up with the latest?
>> 
>> Would we end up with the web-erati queueing up to get on the list? What would
>> happen if we struck someone off the list?
>> 
>> It would be better to stick to resources rather than individuals, for just
>> this reason, imo.
>> 
>> On 5 Mar 2012, at 18:12, Schalk Neethling wrote:
>> 
>>> Here are some folks I follow:
>>> 
>>> 
http://www.google.com/reader/public/subscriptions/user%2F1255036962613453380>>>
9
>>> %2Fbundle%2FDevelopers%20-%20Designers
>>> 
>>> Then there is planet.mozilla.org and http://www.w3.org/html/planet/
>>> 
>>> Schalk
>>> 
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Adrian Roselli" <Roselli@algonquinstudios.com>
>>> To: "Chris Mills" <cmills@opera.com>
>>> Cc: "W3C WebEd Public" <public-webed@w3.org>
>>> Sent: Saturday, March 3, 2012 3:38:00 AM
>>> Subject: Re: Positioning document for web ed learning material
>>> 
>>> *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_lear>>>>
n
>>>> ing_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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