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Mozilla Education Status Meeting - September 14, 2009

Teleconference System Info

  • Monday, September 14, 2009 12:00 pm EDT, 9:00 am Pacific, 1600 UTC (other time zones here) Note: This is one hour later than the normal time
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Proposed participants:

  • Frank Hecker
  • Dave Humphrey
  • Chris Tyler
  • James Boston


d: think about fsoss and tOS summit

j: survey

f: discuss design challenge

d: team teahing 2 moz courses at seneca, one to degree students (B.S.d.) and one diploma stuents (3-year program) filming courses and will try to put content online support schools in other countries as well as indiv students same courses taught in past diff in gradings and deliverables fourth time doen course planned project: processing work f1lt3r: Al Mcdonald has asked for 5-8 students to work on PftW Andor - student in course - did Canvas 3D project ~100 student projects, will let other students choose from those

diff schools, following up on them frank to encourage hfoss folks to get involved

f: intent to have other schools adopt courses wholesales? d: in india will be watching and doing something similar. others will have to fit into existing classes. E.g., professor in Egypt has graduate students (25 people, interested in mobile)

james: survey. 2 issues identified: 1. not clear whether about linking Mozilla and education vs. promoting tech. 2. provide onramp to educators

d: will make a difference when course material up.

f: will try to improve landing page

d: fsoss and tos summit al mcdonald would like to come to fsosss to meet students and talk about processing

c: fsoss plans shaping up, small # of mozilla presos thus far. tos summit not coming together so well. need to drive that. have # of people interested in coming. no keynote lind up yet. some interest in barcamp-style event. more interest in travel funding. (Peter Liu and Andrew Smith will look at apps for funding.)

d: try to get some of mozilla professors together? talk with frank about ptting together list.

c: made fssoss one of bookend for toronto open source week. Other events that week. Could involve Toronto office?