ICTP Workshop 2007/Academic Media Landscape

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{{#titlehere:}} Please note that the present pages on the ICTP workshop were obtained from a mediawiki used during the workshop. There may be a number of links that go to missing pages, and other inconsistencies. Much of it is also very informal, and should be seen as workshop notes! Participants were split into groups, and asked to take 10 minutes to look at the following media related projects:

  1. http://ocw.mit.edu
  2. http://webcast.berkeley.edu/
  3. http://www.ocwconsortium.org/
  4. http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/
  5. http://creativecommons.org/
  6. http://moodle.org/
  7. http://www.bwmo.net/
  8. http://www.aptivate.org/webguidelines, http://www.aptivate.org/Projects.PDFDownloadingGuidelines.html
  9. http://nrich.maths.org/public/
  10. http://wikipedia.org/
  11. http://www.youtube.com/

Through the mediawiki comments plugin, a prepesentative from each group then left a comment. To illustrate this, the comments are here:

1 Shaghayegh Ameli said ...[edit]


http://www.ocwconsortium.org/ An OpenCourseWare is a free and open digital publication of high quality educational materials, organized as courses. This Consortium is a collaboration of more than 100 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a broad and deep body of open educational content using a shared model. The mission of the OpenCourseWare Consortium is to advance education and empower people worldwide through opencourseware.

-- Shaghayegh Ameli, 15:30, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

2 Rosalina said ...[edit]

Moodle is an Opensource CMS, which provides a platform for educators to maintain the lectures materials for distanace learnings sytem.

As it is opensource based, we can find the documentation, the source code and even the tamplates of the webpage and the list of moodle developers.

For more detail, plese click --> http://moodle.org

-- Rosalina 15:36, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

3 Olatunde Oni said ...[edit]

It is a non profit organization which provides free tools that allow authors, scientists, artists, and educators to easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry.

Members of creative commom have their work marked up guided by a set of conditions they wish to apply to their work such as:

Attribution: You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work — and derivative works based upon it — but only if they give credit the way you request.

Noncommercial: You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work — and derivative works based upon it — but for noncommercial purposes only.

No Derivative Works: You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it.

Share Alike: You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work.

-- Olatunde Oni, 15:36, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

4 Imad Khudeir said ...[edit]

Webcast Berkely http://webcast.berkeley.edu/ is about new Experimental webcasting technology namely, Berkeley Internet Broadcasting System (BIBS). It delivers electronic content in the form of .mp3 and .rm formats for PC and mp3 players. It covers, at the time of commenting, some 40 course in various disciplines from natural sciences to pure sciences together with 15 archived events. It is possible to subscribe to RSS and podcasts. Webcast Berkely is based in California, USA.

-- Imad Khudeir, 15:37, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

5 Ccechinel said ...[edit]

BWMO is a project about how to accelerate the internet. It put avaiable a free book to download under the terms of creative commons license. The book includes issues on how to setup your network, protect it, and optmize the traffic between the networks using open source software.

The project can be seen at here. To download the book click here

-- Ccechinel, 15:39, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

6 Rmeegama said ...[edit]

The OpenLearn website http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/ gives free access to course materials from The Open University in UK. The LearningSpace is open to learners anywhere in the world. The learning process is group into the groups such as Arts, Health, IT, Management, etc. It also include FlashMeeting, Learning Journal, MSG, Forum, QuickStart Guide.

-- Rmeegama, 15:42, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

7 Eddye Alejandro said ...[edit]

We think that NRICH web site is a helpful web site for maths teachers. The web site use different medias such as video, photos. But maybe the most important is that there is a team thinking in how to teach mathematics.

-- Eddye Alejandro, 15:42, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

Provides web design guidelines for low bandwidth connections

8 Shadi Ashtari said ...[edit]

wikipedia is a free encyclopedia website in different languages and lots of information in different topics.

-- Shadi Ashtari, 15:43, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

9 Raymond said ...[edit]

http://ocw.mit.edu. Hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). OCW shares free lecture notes, exams, and other resources from more than 1800 courses spanning MIT's entire curriculum.

  • Audio/Video Courses
  • Translated Courses
  • RSS feeds

More can be found on: http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/about/about/index.htm

-- Raymond, 15:43, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

10 Bhairy said ...[edit]

I was reviewing www.youtube.com group 11 & I found this about YouTube is the leader in online video, and the premier destination to watch and share original videos worldwide through a Web experience. YouTube allows people to easily upload and share video clips on www.YouTube.com and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email.

-- Bhairy, 15:44, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

11 Kithsiri Liyanage said ...[edit]

http://www.aptivate.org/webguidelines, http://www.aptivate.org/Projects.PDFDownloadingGuidelines.html: Provides Web Design Guidelines for Low Bandwidth connections

-- Kithsiri Liyanage, 15:53, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

12 Mona Fouad said ...[edit]

if you need to know about wiki and web2, you can visit the following link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

-- Mona Fouad, 15:55, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

13 Givemore Dube said ...[edit]

These are cool sites don't you think?

-- Givemore Dube, 16:00, 3 December 2007 (UTC)