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RE: web survey tool recommendations?

From: Stephani Roberts Lincoln <stephani@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 11:51:10 -0400
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To: "Udas, Ken" <Ken.Udas@openpolytechnic.ac.nz>, "Helder Ferreira" <hfilipe@fe.up.pt>, "WAI-IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Hi Ken,

This page might be helpful to you, there are links to other MathML 
resources at the bottom of the page.


At 10:01 AM 7/13/2004 +1200, Udas, Ken wrote:

>Hello.  We are just upgrading to Moodle (open source Learning Management 
>System).  I will tap into the community to find out more about this.  To 
>be entirely honest, I need to develop a better understanding of MathML and 
>which web browsers best support it.  Do you have any suggestions for a 
>good tutorial or introductory article?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Helder Ferreira [mailto:hfilipe@fe.up.pt]
>Sent: Sunday, 11 July 2004 10:43 p.m.
>To: Udas, Ken; WAI-IG
>Subject: Re: web survey tool recommendations?
>Hi Ken,
>In your online learning environment how do you treat/show mathematical
>You use MathML?
>     Helder Ferreira
>Speech Technology and Web Accessibility Research
>Faculty of Engineering University of Oporto, Portugal
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Udas, Ken" <Ken.Udas@openpolytechnic.ac.nz>
>To: "James Craig" <wai-ig@cookiecrook.com>; "WAI-IG" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2004 5:33 AM
>Subject: RE: web survey tool recommendations?
> >
> > James,
> >
> > > Can anyone recommend an accessible (and standards-compliant) tool for
> > > web surveys? Or at least one that's close-enough to accessible that I
> > > can tweak it myself.
> >
> > Hello.  I am currently putting together a bit of a tutorial for a workshop
>that I have been asked to provide.  It is on accessibility relative to
>online learning.  One of the major issues confronting facilitators/teacher,
>learning designers, and learners is accessible assessment techniques.  In
>online learning, assessment frequently has a survey-like component.  If you
>have any luck with your request, I would be quite glad to know.  In
>addition, as I test a few tools, I will let you know what I find out.
> >
> >
> > > I would prefer an open source solution in PHP/MySQL for
> > > Apache/Linux.
> >
> > On another note, I am very involved with an Open Source learning
>management system project and an Open Source community project platform
>project.  If you are interested in learning more, please feel free to access
>information on Eduforge at
> >
> > www.eduforge.org
> > Eduforge is a virtual collaborative learning and exploratory environment
>designed for the sharing of ideas, research outcomes, open source
>educational software, and tools within a community of learners and
>researchers.  It is an open access resource allowing anyone with an interest
>in the exploration of teaching and learning to join the community.  Eduforge
>encourages cross-institutional collaboration among individuals within an
>independent environment outside the normal boundaries of organisational
>infrastructure and resources. The Eduforge community is well supported by
>online communication, content and management tools, including Wiki tools,
>project management, forum, surveys, Current Versions System (CVS), and
>document uploading and sharing.
> >
> >
> > The Open Source e-Learning Platform is located at
> >
> > http://www.ose.org.nz
> > The NZ Open Source Virtual Learning Environment Project is the
>implementation of e-learning content creation tools and an open source
>virtual learning environment (VLE) for use by a group of tertiary education
>organisations throughout New Zealand. The project team will adopt and
>contribute to e-learning application software from active open source
>communities. The principal goal of the project is to collaboratively
>establish an e-learning platform that minimises the financial,
>organisational, and technological barriers to sharing resources across New
>Zealand's education sector. The platform adopts a flexible technical
>architecture appropriate for a dynamic environment, in which individual
>application components use open standards and are independent, modular, and
>extendable. This paper is intended to accompany a short demonstration of the
> >
> >
> > In any event, we recognise that both of the projects require a fair amount
>of work around accessibility.  If there is anybody in this group that is
>keen to provide input to either of these communities regarding
>accessibility, please feel free to contact me directly or refer to the URLs
>above.  In the case of Eduforge, we are contributing to the GForge
>application community via a team of programmers that is helping us with
>Eduforge.  The Open Source e-Learning Platform project is working with the
>Moodle community and others.  I will gladly support an accessibility
>requirements gathering exercise.
> >
> > Regardless, if you are involved with a distributed education related
>project, please feel free to visit Eduforge and take advantage of the
>collaboration and communication tools to support your project.
> >
> >
> >
> > Take Care
> >
> > Ken
> >
> > ============================
> >
> > Ken Udas, Ph.D.
> > E-Learning Director
> > The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
> >
> > Phone:   +64 4 913 5074    Mobile: 027 457 4426
> > E-Mail:   ken.udas@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
> > URLs:    <http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz>
> >          <http://www.openmindonline.com>
> >          <http://www.eduforge.org>
> >          <http://www.ose.org.nz>
> >    <http://www.e-fest.org.nz>
> >
> > Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to
>time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. -  Oscar  Wilde
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: James Craig [mailto:wai-ig@cookiecrook.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, 8 July 2004 9:55 a.m.
> > To: WAI-IG
> > Subject: web survey tool recommendations?
> >
> >
> >
> > Can anyone recommend an accessible (and standards-compliant) tool for
> > web surveys? Or at least one that's close-enough to accessible that I
> > can tweak it myself.
> >
> > I would prefer an open source solution in PHP/MySQL for Apache/Linux. A
> > simple, one-page survey with some report data is all I need.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > James Craig
> >
> > --
> > http://cookiecrook.com/
> >
> >
Received on Tuesday, 13 July 2004 11:53:53 UTC

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