[WikiEducator] Great news about Wikimedia Foundation licensing?

2007-12-01 Thread Steve Foerster
Colleagues: a href=http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/ Resolution:License_update target=_blankhttp:// wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:License_update/a Does this mean that we'll soon be able to use material from Wikipedia and other Mekimedia Foundation sites here on WikiEducator? Or is

[WikiEducator] Re: Liquid Threads ... a couple of months on: thoughts?

2007-12-03 Thread Steve Foerster
Interestingly, I just added a comment to http://www.wikieducator.org/Talk:Libre_License and it changed almost all of the dates on the other comments to be the present. Weirdly, though, there are a few that didn't change. -=Steve=- --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

[WikiEducator] Re: Fwd: Wikis Go Printable: Wikimedia/PediaPress/COL/OSI partnership

2007-12-14 Thread Steve Foerster
Erik wrote: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Wikis_Go_Printable Especially for someone like me who wants to see more collaborative textbook development on WikiEducator, this is a profoundly welcome development! -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster http://hiresteve.com http://wikieducator.org

[WikiEducator] Re: How wikieducator keep the cultural identity of the students

2008-06-21 Thread Steve Foerster
To expand on Randy's point, WikiEducator doesn't actually do anything independently of those who contribute to it; it is simply the sum of its contributions. The strength of an open system like WE is that those who are concerned about maintaining cultural diversity in educational materials are

[WikiEducator] Re: Hey everyone!

2008-06-21 Thread Steve Foerster
Nellie Deutsch wrote: Randy what do you mean by: Can't wait 'til the day that we have Master's level content on WikiEd! The stated goal of WikiEducator is to have developed materials for all disciplines at the primary, secondary, and tertiary level by 2015. That includes the materials

[WikiEducator] Re: Expo for User pages?

2008-06-26 Thread Steve Foerster
Minhaaj wrote: Ok, this is my start for the community. I invite everyone to design rules for the competition, procedures and selection for the best page. Feel free to edit it the way you want. I better run and get my user page tweaked. runs You know, I like what Leigh said about recognition

[WikiEducator] Re: How wikieducator keep the cultural identity of the students

2008-06-27 Thread Steve Foerster
Leo wrote: It is even much harder for me to participate in the discussion here , coz I sooo much want to speak out for China students , but there are not much platform like WE ( I like WE best personally ) however , WE is not supporting Chinese so far now . For what it's worth, I too

[WikiEducator] Re: How wikieducator keep the cultural identity of the students

2008-06-27 Thread Steve Foerster
Leo wrote: It is even much harder for me to participate in the discussion here , coz I sooo much want to speak out for China students , but there are not much platform like WE ( I like WE best personally ) however , WE is not supporting Chinese so far now . For what it's worth, I too

[WikiEducator] Re: Expo for User pages?

2008-06-27 Thread Steve Foerster
So we've had some more updates to the UPE page and I think we're ready for the conspiracy to strike. One question, though, how do things get added to the front page? I'm realising from this that I have no idea what that process is, who the editor-in-chief is there. -=Steve=-

[WikiEducator] Re: Thank you for the clarification

2008-07-02 Thread Steve Foerster
Leigh wrote: Maybe it will deter some people Nadia. It doesn't deter me. I like the idea of a small start up business discovering a way to make money from my work. I do too, especially when that means that a small for-profit school has access to the materials they need, especially in places

[WikiEducator] Re: Thank you for the clarification

2008-07-03 Thread Steve Foerster
Leigh wrote: As far as I know PD was not ported to NZ, or Australia, or Canada. The equivalent might be Property of the Crown but the Common Wealth of the Crown has been eroded some. I'm admittedly not a lawyer, but my understanding is that doesn't have to be ported. A public domain

[WikiEducator] Re: Thank you for the clarification

2008-07-03 Thread Steve Foerster
Randy wrote: Is there an FAQ about these specific questions, or shall we create one? Well, there's this: http://wikieducator.org/WikiEducator:Licensing_Policy That's not a FAQ, that's a start of a policy that I put together a while back. At this point, though I think completion will have

[WikiEducator] Re: How to get teaching materials translatedand converted?

2008-07-05 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne wrote: Don't forget that our WikiEducator community would also benefit tremendously from these initiatives smile. WE already has a few examples worth exploring. Steve Foerster has started called XXI Texts -- the idea being to update text books which are in the public domain. (http

[WikiEducator] Re: does WE support Chinese now ?

2008-07-10 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne wrote: I'm working hard to find a solution for establishing a Chinese localisation for WE. The bottom line is that I need external funding sources for the installation and hosting. Who funded the Spanish, French, and Portuguese editions? As a Commonwealth Agency, I am unable to set

[WikiEducator] Re: Election Reminders

2008-08-20 Thread Steve Foerster
James, That's a great question. If WE is truly to be community governed, then assigning responsibilities like administrative permissions needs to come from the Council. I foresee that once the Council is in place, that through resolution they can appoint people or rescind administrative

[WikiEducator] Re: First WE Election Updates

2008-09-03 Thread Steve Foerster
Nellie wrote: Please note that to ensure a fair and valid voting procedure, we will need * First name and last name * WikiEducator username Please rest assured that all votes are confidential and only the electoral committee has access to the personal information of candidates and only

[WikiEducator] Re: This is well aligned with WE

2008-09-11 Thread Steve Foerster
Peter wrote: http://www.technology.virginia.gov/TechnologyNews/index.cfm?id=770 Benjamin Crowell's _Light_and_Matter_ series of physics textbooks was designed for introductory courses at the university level, but it's seen adoption by a number of secondary schools as well:

[WikiEducator] Re: This is well aligned with WE

2008-09-11 Thread Steve Foerster
I wrote: I wonder why they don't just start with that?  It's already CC-BY-SA; they don't even need to ask. I went ahead and wrote to the contact person listed in the press release. If he responds interestingly I'll post it here. -=Steve=-

[WikiEducator] Re: award what do you think ?

2008-09-15 Thread Steve Foerster
Leo wrote: http://www.dmlcompetition.net/ what do you think of this ? Wow, good eye, Leo, I think it's really interesting. I'd think that WE might have a chance for one of the the organisational awards. Can we apply? -=Steve=- --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

[WikiEducator] Re: ELECTIONS OFFICIALLY CLOSED

2008-09-15 Thread Steve Foerster
Nellie wrote: The final announcement will be made on September 30, 2008. Is that an answer to my question about releasing results earlier if they're available? ;-) -=Steve=- --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the

[WikiEducator] Forum for Council discussions

2008-09-20 Thread Steve Foerster
Thank you very much to all who participated in our first WikiEducator Council election, and especially to those who oversaw them. I'd also like to add my personal thanks to those who honoured me with one of their votes. Now that this process is complete, however, we have a lot of work to do.

[WikiEducator] Group created

2008-09-21 Thread Steve Foerster
I've created the group for the WikiEducator Community Council. Those who are members have been added already, others can see the archives. http://groups.google.com/group/wikieducator-community-council -=Steve=- --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message

[WikiEducator] Re: Content on Wikipedia and Wikieducator

2008-10-01 Thread Steve Foerster
Victor wrote: On another note, i am not sure if there exist a page/portal/ category of all policies we have been developing so far for WE. While we can discuss this here, perhaps the council should collate our views on this and incorporate into a disccussion agenda somethime. I try to add

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator 3.0 -- Building our future together

2008-10-01 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne wrote: This is an open invitation to all WIkiEducators for any questions you may have about WikiEducator 3.0, but more importantly providing us with well-founded advice on our next steps. I have a few questions: * Where did we get WikiEducator 3.0? I wasn't aware we'd had a 2.0. If

[WikiEducator] Re: Planned downtime: Sunday, 4PM PST

2008-10-02 Thread Steve Foerster
Erik wrote: It will allow us to update our extensions, including the ever- beloved LQT. (The latest LQT fixes include a fix for the issue with highlighting only the first comment in new message notifications, and restore the header page, which was inadvertently removed when the sort feature was

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator Discussion Group

2008-10-02 Thread Steve Foerster
Randy, I think that's a good idea, and since it seems everyone else does as well I went to change it, but can't see how to do so. Perhaps that's a level of access I don't have? -=Steve=- --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed

[WikiEducator] Re: job or role description for WikiEd Council Members

2008-10-02 Thread Steve Foerster
Randy wrote: In a way, I feel like I'm going by the seat of my pants ~ many things seem to be in a state of flux, and in terms of what the expectations regarding my role as WikiEd Council Member, I am unsure. I know what you mean. In the absence of something formal, though, I suppose all we

[WikiEducator] Re: reaching out to educators; new approach

2008-10-10 Thread Steve Foerster
Randy wrote: I've just had an experience that is leading me to believe that WE can reach out to educators previously not on our radar (i.e., the Early / Late Majority ~ from Geoffrey Moore's Crossing the Chasm). My sense is that, it could really help us accelerate our scalability plans in

[WikiEducator] Re: GFDL 1.3 released

2008-11-04 Thread Steve Foerster
Erik wrote: the Free Software Foundation has today released the version 1.3 of the GNU Free Documentation License, the licensed used by Wikipedia. This version of the GFDL allows GFDL-wikis to switch to CC-BY-SA - see section 11, relicensing: Sing, choirs of angels, sing in exultation! Sing,

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator goes non-violent?

2008-12-08 Thread Steve Foerster
Günther, I'm surprised your message calling for an examination of what relationship WE could have with nonviolence didn't get more attention. It sounds interesting, but there are aspects to this that I would want to explore further. For example, the four listed guidelines use terms that mean

[WikiEducator] Re: HYN 2009

2008-12-31 Thread Steve Foerster
Happy New Year to Savithri and to all. Your card was very beautiful. For what it's worth, I'm still hopeful that even as the world noisily takes two steps back it also in other ways quietly takes three steps forward. -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster http://wikieducator.org/steve

[WikiEducator] Re: enough with copyleft, fair use/dealings is more important

2008-12-31 Thread Steve Foerster
Leigh wrote: Fair Use (and Dealings) is the right of educators, as it is for journalists and documentary makers. Instead of religiously playing into the hands of copyright fascism with strict adherence to copyleft (and so limiting our educational opportunities to only content meeting free

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator goes non-violent?

2008-12-31 Thread Steve Foerster
Günther wrote: Really sorry that I did not answer to you posts up to this moment, but that didn't mean I ignored your replies. I was so busy the last weeks, that I couldn't start working on that too. Now it's Christmas holidays  and I'll be back on screen midst of January. Then I'll respond.

[WikiEducator] Re: Up for Grabs

2009-02-10 Thread Steve Foerster
Minhaaj wrote: Well sorry for missing a month at UPE and probably too late for this one. I would like to announce that UPE is up for grabs. If someone want to volunteer in awarding UPEs, you are most welcome. Steve and I have been too busy in real life stuff that probably won't be as active as

[WikiEducator] Re: February UPE is Gladys Gahona

2009-02-16 Thread Steve Foerster
Peter wrote: I round of applause for Gladys Gahona. She is this months Featured User Page.http://www.wikieducator.org/UPE#February_2009 having her first edit on 6th November 2008, she has done amazing work and created an exemplary user page. Check out her

[WikiEducator] Re: Wikieducator.com?

2009-02-16 Thread Steve Foerster
People often make mistakes when typing in web addresses, and the most common is probably to forget that there are other top level domains than .com. For example, there's at least one article I've written out there where the publisher erroneously linked my WE affiliation to

[WikiEducator] Re: Nomination of UPEs

2009-03-05 Thread Steve Foerster
Peter wrote: This idea seems to be gaining support. Any objections to me adding the following to the UPE definition? UPE's can also be nominated (either self nominated or nominated by another). The only requirements for nomination are; 1) the name of the nominee 2) the URL of the nominees

[WikiEducator] Re: TRINIDAD and TOBAGO's PHYSICS Teachers join WIKI

2009-03-07 Thread Steve Foerster
Hollis wrote: Ten PHYSICS educators from Trinidad and Tobago became wiki educators today as they registered as wikieducators and began a two day workshop hosted by the Curriculum Planning and Development Division {CPDD}, Ministry of Education in collaboration with the National Open School of

[WikiEducator] Re: Pressure to Integrate Technology in Higher Education

2009-04-02 Thread Steve Foerster
Nellie wrote: I would like to see more educators collaborating on Wikieducator. Me too, but I continue to believe that this won't happen the way we want until WikiEducator has WYSIWYG editing. My day job is training university faculty members to use technology, and there's no way most of mine

[WikiEducator] Re: April UPE is Rima Al Eryani

2009-04-12 Thread Steve Foerster
Wow Rima, what a great user page! The award is richly deserved! -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster http://wikieducator.org/steve http://community.elearners.com/blogs/atsu/default.aspx --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed to

[WikiEducator] Re: I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community...

2009-04-29 Thread Steve Foerster
Benjamin wrote: I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. – George Bernard Shaw (http://www.wisdomquotes.com/cat_community.html) This quote by George Bernard Shaw (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator needs to keep the focus

2009-10-31 Thread Steve Foerster
Jim wrote: Secondly, WikiEducator has as one of its missions to help different learning communities to develop courses and materials. I've been pretty quiet for a while now, sorry about that everyone! I've been busy with doctoral study and switching from employment to contracting, and it's

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator needs to keep the focus

2009-10-31 Thread Steve Foerster
Randy wrote: That barrier is set to fall very soon, with Jim Tittsler's work, community input and NZ Ministry of Education funding. We have a rich text editing beta up at:http://en1.wikieducator.net You can log into it, using your WE settings  as usual. Whoa, I didn't know that. I

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator needs to keep the focus

2009-11-01 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne wrote: Welcome back! They say changing jobs, moving house etc are among the top 10 stress generators. Add a little PhD work into the mix --- that's more than enough to divert attention! That said, we're most appreciative of the time you've volunteered during the recent Community Council

[WikiEducator] Re: WE blog or newsletter?

2009-11-05 Thread Steve Foerster
Anil wrote: Steve has consented to be the Convener of the WE Blog WorkGroup. Now  all those community members interested in framing policy for WE Blog may be invited to enlist their name at: http://www.wikieducator.org/Workgroup:WikiEducator_Blog One thing I can report is that I briefly

[WikiEducator] Re: WE blog or newsletter?

2009-11-07 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne wrote: Agree we need to be very careful with mass-email which can arguably and justifiably be labelled as WE  spam. I would suggest implementing an option for new users to subscribe to a news / letter magazine.  We can consider a once off notification to WE account holders regarding the

[WikiEducator] Students paying the copyright tax

2009-11-09 Thread Steve Foerster
I thought this might interest some here. It's American-centric, but the principle is universal: http://tinyurl.com/yzvw3kb -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster http://hiresteve.com http://hiresteve.com/blog http://wikieducator.org/steve --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You

[WikiEducator] Re: copyright and newspaper articles

2009-11-15 Thread Steve Foerster
Mary wrote: My name is Mary Ziller and I recently joined your wonderful group. I hope to learn a lot with you. I have a question that I would like to ask the group. I searched the group archives on copyright and found only one thread that did not answer my question: How much of a newspaper

[WikiEducator] Re: [WE Teacher Collaboration] Taking OER remix to new levels: WikiEducator, Connexions and Mediawiki

2009-11-17 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne wrote: With generous funding support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the OER Foundation is pleased to announce that we are able to take OER interoperability and remix potential to new levels. That's very exciting! I've been thinking about something not unrelated to

[WikiEducator] Any WE academics within shouting distance of Washington, D.C.?

2009-11-27 Thread Steve Foerster
Dear All, This is marginally off topic, but I can't think of a better place to ask this, so I'll risk incurring collective wrath. I am considering switching doctoral programs, in part so that I can have a topic that's more related to my interests in OERs, educational technology, distance

[WikiEducator] Re: Any WE academics within shouting distance of Washington, D.C.?

2009-11-27 Thread Steve Foerster
Joyce wrote: I live in the Adirondacks in New York State so I am not sure it fills your bill.  I have a doctorate in Adult Education an interest in the subjects you are interested in and am a graduate of Pennsylvania State University where Dr. Michael Moore who is well known in distance

Re: Denialism (was Re: [WikiEducator] Phil's Rants)

2009-11-28 Thread Steve Foerster
The use of the word denialism to describe climate change skeptics is the most obnoxious tactic in political discourse today, and I would like to think that in a community like ours it would be entirely unwelcome. In the highly charged environment we have when it comes to this issue, where there

Re: Denialism (was Re: [WikiEducator] Phil's Rants)

2009-11-29 Thread Steve Foerster
Edward wrote: Only if you are willfully ignorant, as I propose to demonstrate to you that you are. Very few people would be inclined to continue a conversation with someone so obnoxious, and frankly, I'm not one of them. The irony here is that I'm not a climate change skeptic. I'm an

[WikiEducator] New Year's Resolutions

2009-12-29 Thread Steve Foerster
Anil, Interesting post! I agree that New Year's resolutions are in order, but that we shouldn't lose sight of our mission, even if it's to acknowledge other important issues. So given that our mission is to develop open educational resources, what might be great to hear is what content each

[WikiEducator] CIDER: Invitation to present your research

2010-06-30 Thread Steve Foerster
Hello all, I thought this might interest some here. Best, -=Steve=- Original Message Subject: CIDER: Invitation to present your research Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 14:03:12 -0600 From: CIDER cider-webmas...@athabascau.ca To: cider-webmas...@athabascau.ca Dear CIDER member: We

[WikiEducator] Re: info box

2010-10-22 Thread Steve Foerster
Robert Kruhlak wrote: I have added |state=collapsed to the parameter list in your user box. Please revert if this is not what you prefer. Cool, I didn't even know this was possible. Pretty neat! -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster http://hiresteve.com http://hiresteve.com/blog

[WikiEducator] Re: OpenClipart Images

2010-11-29 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne wrote: Ethically -- you should not apply any license to the original public domain image -- (because all materials dedicated to the public domain should remain in the public domain. Indeed you cannot apply a license to works in the public domain. Even if someone says they've done so

[WikiEducator] Re: Thoughts about 2011

2010-12-10 Thread Steve Foerster
Anil wrote: As the New Year waits at the threshold of 2011, shall we plan more online courses on a variety of subjects? I think the time has come! Sounds good to me -- what course will you be offering? ;-) -=Steve=- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

[WikiEducator] Re: Happy New Year -- Did you know?

2010-12-31 Thread Steve Foerster
Wayne, What a great way to start the new year for WE -- I'm particularly excited about the training initiative on open content licensing for educators! Happy new year to all, -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster http://hiresteve.com http://wikieducator.org/steve -- You received this message

[WikiEducator] New U.S. federal grant program requires CC-BY license

2011-01-21 Thread Steve Foerster
I thought this might be of some interest to people here. Basically, there's a new grant program for two-year colleges that requires that any curricular materials produced with the grant money be released as CC-BY.

[WikiEducator] Canvas LMS Goes Open Source

2011-02-01 Thread Steve Foerster
This is mildly offtopic, but I demoed and reviewed Canvas LMS today and I thought it might be of interest to some here since the company that makes it, Instructure, announced today that they were opening its source. I'm used to teaching through Moodle, which I like, but I have to say that I

[WikiEducator] Khan Academy Videos + BitTorrent = Awesomeness

2011-02-11 Thread Steve Foerster
It seems that Khan Academy, the makers of those awesome (if insufficiently freely licensed) educational videos, has teamed up with BitTorrent as a distribution mechanism: http://blog.bittorrent.com/2011/02/10/khan-academy-education-videos-arrive-in-the-app-studio/ In a practical sense, the big

[WikiEducator] Re: Khan Academy Videos + BitTorrent = Awesomeness

2011-02-14 Thread Steve Foerster
Hi Jim, All I meant was that it's cool to see two things I like -- Khan Academy and BitTorrent -- working together in a way I wouldn't necessarily have expected. I wasn't really trying to liken either project to either of those specific characters. (Besides, if I were I'd probably have gone

[WikiEducator] Important: Unesco Replaces OER Acronym

2011-03-31 Thread Steve Foerster
Unesco has announced that they are discontinuing the OER acronym in favor of a longer but more inclusive term! More information is available here: http://hiresteve.com/2011/04/01/important-unesco-replaces-oer-acronym/ Cheers, -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster http://hiresteve.com

[WikiEducator] Re: Important: Unesco Replaces OER Acronym

2011-04-01 Thread Steve Foerster
Chris wrote: That was a good one, I laughed pretty hard. The link to your own article was a nice touch. I'm glad you liked it -- it was meant all in good fun, of course. :-) I'd say the joke's really on Unesco, though, since so many people thought this was eminently believable! Cheers,

[WikiEducator] Nightmare scenario for higher education

2011-05-19 Thread Steve Foerster
Bad news of the day: http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2011/05/13/a-nightmare-scenario-for-higher-education/ It's past time for universities to devote more of their considerable resources toward developing OERs to prevent this sort of foolishness. Commercial publishers need universities,

[WikiEducator] Bangladeshi teachers to lead content development

2011-06-07 Thread Steve Foerster
http://www.unescobkk.org/education/ict/online-resources/databases/ict-in-education-database/item/article/bangladeshi-teachers-to-lead-content-development/ I thought this was interesting. Does anyone know whether these materials will be openly available? -=Steve=- -- Stephen H. Foerster

[WikiEducator] Open Questions on Open Courseware

2011-07-07 Thread Steve Foerster
InsideHigherEd, an American news and commentary site that tracks higher education, has an interesting commentary today called Open Questions on Open Courseware by Eric Jansson, an affiliated fellow with the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) and member of its advisory

[WikiEducator] Why Aren't Open Educational Resources Organizations Supporting Related Movements?

2011-07-14 Thread Steve Foerster
Why Aren't Open Educational Resources Organizations Supporting Related Movements? http://community.elearners.com/all_blogs/the_elearners_news_blog/b/elearnersnews/archive/2011/07/14/why-aren-t-open-educational-resources-organizations-supporting-related-movements.aspx As you can see, this annoyed

[WikiEducator] Re: Join WikiEducator also on Facebook

2011-10-01 Thread Steve Foerster
Simon wrote: Well, looking at their next get together, where CIO still play the high priests, it hasn't changed that much. But you know how it works. One can't change an institution from the outside. Perhaps not directly, but you can set up a competing institution that is too successful to be

[WikiEducator] Re: US-India Higher Education Summit at Washington DC

2011-10-13 Thread Steve Foerster
Anil Prasad wrote: See another crucial -perhaps the most important- area : various reports say, more than 10 Indian students study in US. This means, it’s high time the two nations thought about a Transnational Qualification Framework for better mobility of students and hassle free cross

[WikiEducator] Re: Launch of UNESCO Open Educational Resources Platform

2011-10-30 Thread Steve Foerster
Anil Prasad aplett...@gmail.com wrote: I hope the message from Abel Caine, UNESCO OER Programme, as added below, regarding the launch of the UNESCO Open Educational Resources Platform and UNESCO/COL Guidelines for OER in Higher Education on Tuesday 1 Nov, will be of grater interest to most of

[WikiEducator] Re: What should be the ideal pathway for establishment of virtual institute

2011-12-20 Thread Steve Foerster
Hi Ravi, Can you tell more about what the project's goals are? That might affect the answers. Regards, -=Steve=- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups WikiEducator group. To visit wikieducator: http://www.wikieducator.org To visit the discussion forum:

[WikiEducator] A superior OER logo already exists in the public domain

2012-02-26 Thread Steve Foerster
Stephen Downes wrote: Personally, I probably won't use the logo - I don't understand why it was created or what it is supposed to signify, exactly. I agree, it seems like a solution in search of a problem. This is all the more so because there's already an existing logo that not only

[WikiEducator] Re: Featured WikiEducator UPE (January 2014): Wayne Mackintosh

2014-02-02 Thread Steve Foerster
Nellie, Ramesh, and all, What a great choice, and what a great way for us all to start off 2014! -=Steve=- -- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups WikiEducator group. To visit wikieducator: http://www.wikieducator.org To visit the discussion forum:

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator User Page Expo (UPE) Winner for July 2014: Alison Snieckus

2014-08-11 Thread Steve Foerster
Congratulations! I love your use of boxes! :-) -=Steve=- On Sunday, August 10, 2014 9:48:29 AM UTC-4, Ramesh Sharma wrote: Dear Friends, The WikiEducator User Page Expo http://wikieducator.org/UPE (UPE to its friends) is an ongoing event to acknowledge WikiEducator user pages that are

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator User Page Expo (UPE) Winner for August 2014: Kim Thomas

2014-09-04 Thread Steve Foerster
Congratulations Kim! :-D -=Steve=- On Wednesday, September 3, 2014 3:29:33 AM UTC-4, Ramesh Sharma wrote: Dear Friends, The WikiEducator User Page Expo http://wikieducator.org/UPE (UPE to its friends) is an ongoing event to acknowledge WikiEducator user pages that are particularly

[WikiEducator] Re: WikiEducator User Page Expo (UPE) Winner for September 2015: Adum Joseph

2015-10-05 Thread Steve Foerster
Good use of images and lots of information! -=Steve=- --- Stephen H. Foerster President | New World University steve.foers...@newworld.ac | http://newworld.ac On Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 9:49:16 AM UTC-4, Ramesh Sharma wrote: > > Dear Friends, > > The WikiEducator User Page Expo

[WikiEducator] New World University seeks an entry level, part time OER Coordinator

2016-08-05 Thread Steve Foerster
New World University has need for a part time *OER Coordinator* to assist with the university’s open educational resources initiatives. Our institution is based in the Caribbean regional his position will be remote, and applications are welcome from anyone with reliable Internet access

[WikiEducator] Good presentation on OERu by Marc Singer

2016-11-03 Thread Steve Foerster
I just wanted to say nice job to Marc Singer, who presented on OERu yesterday at the ongoing OpenEd conference in Richmond, Virginia, U.S. -=Steve=- -- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "WikiEducator" group. To visit wikieducator:

[WikiEducator] Re: New CC-BY book about Open Practices

2017-04-03 Thread Steve Foerster
Many thanks, Rajiv, and congratulations on the book! -=Steve=- -- Steve Foerster President | New World University steve.foers...@newworld.ac | http://newworld.ac On Monday, April 3, 2017 at 11:44:10 AM UTC-4, Rajiv Jhangiani wrote: > > Dear colleagues, > I wanted to s

[WikiEducator] Re: Mastodon social network instance set up for OERu

2019-02-23 Thread Steve Foerster
han forcing > learners to join, services like Twitter. Most conversations on our instance > will be focused on OERu and OER related topics, however as open technology, > WikiEducator users are free and most welcome to create accounts on our > instance (thanks Steve Foerster for suggesting

[WikiEducator] Delay on New WikiEducator Accounts?

2019-02-23 Thread Steve Foerster
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Re: [WikiEducator] Delay on New WikiEducator Accounts?

2019-02-24 Thread Steve Foerster
ed and I > apologise for the delay in approving your colleague's account. > > Best wishes > Wayne > > Wayne Mackintosh > Director OER Foundation and OERu facilitator > UNESCO - ICDE Chair in OER > Mastodon: @mack...@mastodon.oeru.org > > > On Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 10:1

[WikiEducator] Re: Million Pillars Economy Theory Development Project

2019-11-01 Thread Steve Foerster
Hi Anil, Do you have a sense of what you would specifically like participants to do? -=Steve=- On Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 11:36:20 AM UTC-4, Anil wrote: > > Friends, > > Million Pillars Economy theory development project on WikiEducator is > getting enriched every day at >