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  • Contact: [adam at flossmanuals dot net]
  • Team: Adam, Enric, Patrick
  • Hosts: FLOSS manuals
  • Proposed 'space' or theme: Local learning incubator
  • Status: Development


Dynamic space for producing books using a number of strategies. In particular we will investigate:

  • book sprints
  • translation sprints
  • book binding
  • chapbook
  • micro-publishing
  • Booki
  • the Book Mobile

What do you want to achieve? (goal)

  • Discuss Book Sprint methodologies applied to textbook creation
  • Show how easy it is to make books (real, beautiful looking books)
  • Illustrate book creation and book production processes can be a dynamic and interesting tool for teaching and learning in the open web.
  • Gather people interested in learning more about the open web and P2P knowledge production methodologies.
  • Exhibit and Demonstrate the Book Mobile

Who should come? How many? For how long? (audience)

  • Teachers and book lovers
  • Publishers
  • Designers and developers
  • People interested in book printing

What will they do when they get there? (activities)

  • Make books
  • Propose or join a writing, translating or printing process
  • Discuss variations and educational scenarios where quick printing could be useful

What will you / they have at the end? (outputs)

  • Books in Spanish and English (but also Catalan if there are enough participants)
  • Collections of chapbooks related to other activities, discussions or posts from the festival

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