Archive for December, 2009

FullMarks Design

Posted on December 9th, 2009 · Posted in FullMarks

We have got the look of the front-page tied down.

Crowdsourced covers are in.

Posted on December 9th, 2009 · Posted in FHSST

We had many submissions and there were some great ones but these were the most popular amongst members of the FHSST and OpenPress teams. I'll write up a more detailed follow-up post when we've got the maths ones in.

Reflections on Choosing Connexions

Posted on December 1st, 2009 · Posted in Siyavula

One key part of the overall sustainability of Siyavula is the platform used for the project. Platform decisions are quite tricky to navigate. I've made some notes about the things that I think are important considerations when choosing an OER platform, although I'm sure I'll get some pretty strong opinions from the rest of the community about the most important considerations.

Siyavula as a Framework

Posted on December 1st, 2009 · Posted in Siyavula

Siyavula intends to create a framework that supports the education system. The framework needs to accept the curriculum, allow swap-and-share groups the ability to share resources and have the discussions they need, allow users like Curriculum Advisors to vet resources and ensure that the isolated teachers can get access to the resources.