[IAEP] deployment team meeting?
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Mon Aug 31 03:48:47 EDT 2009
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 03:33, Yamandu Ploskonka<yamaplos at gmail.com> wrote:
> what about seeding Sugar with a more appealing access to Help, also in such
> a way that it also encourages feedback?
> (I already had pointed that the access to help has to be more visible to be
> useful, and then part of its functioning would be to encourage actual users
> to speak)
More than happy to explore that, do you have already a more concrete
idea of what would work here? May be useful to get the design team
involved in this, though maybe at a later point.
> Walter Bender wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 12:32 PM, Tomeu Vizoso<tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>>> would like to propose a meeting to talk about how deployments can
>>> provide better feedback and how we can process it so developers and
>>> the rest of Sugar Labs can prioritize their work accordingly.
>>> How does it sound?
>>> «Sugar Labs is anyone who participates in improving and using Sugar.
>>> What Sugar Labs does is determined by the participants.» - David
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>> Alas, this is the sort of mindset we are working with:
>>> We have continued working closely with the pilot school and have
>>> gotten a lot of insight into what the teachers want/need. Right now
>>> our calendar is pretty full so joining IRC meetings isn't really
>>> feasible. We will, however, pass on requests when it seems like
>>> there's a demand for something to help make the Sugar more
>>> relevant in the classroom.
>>> I hope that there will be more useful information come out of the
>>> NSF funded ICAC (Integrating Computing Across the Curriculum)
>>> grant that we are a part of. It will disseminate information related
>>> to findings in the schools and we'll be glad to let you know in
>>> advance when publications become available.
>> Not convinced that better reporting tools are going to help with
>> attitudes such as this. We need a way to get past the deployment
>> gatekeepers and the academics and talk directly with teachers and
«Sugar Labs is anyone who participates in improving and using Sugar.
What Sugar Labs does is determined by the participants.» - David
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