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Sat Nov 1 13:55:55 EDT 2008
On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 12:13 PM, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com>wrote:
> Well, I know of many places we can collect creative commons and open
> licensed courses in various subjects, and am willing to go ahead and
> start putting that up, including a course on python I did for my
> students, but first I'd like some clarification on where that could be
> done. It is currently unclear to me where we are going to collect and
> host such material, is it courses.sugarlabs.org, moodle.sugarlabs.org,
> or schools.sugarlabs.org?
Thanks for help us get this started! This will happen at
Caroline Meeks, from Solutions Grove, will be hosting it on one her
servers. We asked Solutions Grove to host it because as a professional
moodle provider they are able maintain the system with much less effort then
we could ourselves.
> Kind Regards,
> David Van Assche
> On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 6:06 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>
> > Today I also feel like top-posting a little...
> > Yes, I think that would be a great idea. Do you know who could help us
> > organize such courses or write them anew?
> > Also Cc'ing Seth as he expressed interest in working on content, although
> > perhaps he had in mind something different -- possibly complementary --
> > online courses.
> > David Van Assche wrote:
> >> Hey bernie and list,
> >> I don't believe so. Originally it was set up to help OLE Nepal make
> >> a centralised repo, but that never happened. I am all for making a
> >> centralised Repository of content that can be used throughout the
> >> deployments worldwide. An idea is to make an example course (learning
> >> python for example) which course creators can then use as a base and
> >> make other courses from there. The first thing to do is to get people
> >> to suggest/apply for courses to be made on specific subjects:
> >> - programming with python
> >> - creating XO activites
> >> - Maintaining/administering Sugar and the XOs
> >> or they could be more specific like:
> >> - making python games
> >> - learning the sugar shell and its commands
> >> - maintaining the XO hardware
> >> On another note, the edubuntu list, k12linux and olpc.at are also very
> >> interested in creating a common repository of content to be used in
> >> schools. If we all team up together, this could be a great project
> >> that will actually survive and have usable content in the short and
> >> long term, across all distros... Why not make that location
> >> moodle.sugarlabs.org or schools.sugarlabs.org
> >> Kind Regards,
> >> David Van Assche
> >> On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 6:54 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>> Ciao,
> >>> does anyone still use it?
> >>> Caroline has setup another Moodle instance and asked us
> >>> to make "schools.sugarlabs.org" point at it.
> >>> Maybe the two of you should join forces on a common Moodle
> >>> server? I think getting some content there should be a
> >>> priority.
> >>> --
> >>> // Bernie Innocenti - http://www.codewiz.org/
> >>> \X/ Sugar Labs - http://www.sugarlabs.org/
> > --
> > // Bernie Innocenti - http://www.codewiz.org/
> > \X/ Sugar Labs - http://www.sugarlabs.org/
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