Learning, Freedom and the Web
The 2010 Drumbeat Festival (Learning, Freedom, and the Web) was fresh, awesome, and cross-disciplinary—in all the right ways.
How will we continue that work online? In part, at a new web hub @ http://learningfreedomandtheweb.org.
OpenAttribute: the world's simplest attribution tool for Creative Commons content
Feedbacker: a barometer for measuring classroom attention and enagagement
Hackasaurus: tools for teaching web literacy
Minority Voices in the Cloud: tools to help marginalized communities be heard
StoneSoup Repository (aka OpenRaval): towards an Open Web and urban learning toolkit
How can I contribute to these projects?
Everyone can pitch in! Please visit the project wiki pages to learn what kind of help is needed.
Many projects have mailing lists or issue trackers you can follow. If you want to see where projects are at any given moment, check out the #drumbeat + #spark hashtag. Project collaborators are tweeting their progress!
How can I get involved?
There are a ton of ways to contribute. If you're into making things:
- write a blog post
- shoot some video
- pitch in on one of the festival projects
- help us write the book
Road Map for "Learning, Freedom and the Web" site
With LFW, we're releasing early and often. If you have web design skills, help improve the site! Current improvements needed:
- jquery powered "how you can help right now!" #drumbeat #spark
- better typography
- better wrapper and spacing
- sexier static pages
- classier footer
- accessibility/validated CSS
- "Videolab" section for regular HTML5 video content
- more dynamic Festival section
- user submissions for "Read about festival"
- better tagging/taxonomies for objects
- localization/filters by language
To join the web team, add yourself to the Google group and introduce yourself.