[p2pu-dev] Should we be recommending Profile tags as the main way to suggest course ideas?

Alison Jean Cole alisonjean.cole at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 18:56:38 UTC 2011


In the fairy tale future, hopefully tags will serve as the social glue -
they will give users the ability to suggest courses, find collaborators,
invite guest experts, make friends, etc..

ALISON
p2pu.org/en/alison/





On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Jessy Kate Schingler
<jessy at jessykate.com>wrote:

> when i do the next round of work on the metrics script, maybe i could have
> it scrape that field and do an auto-count of terms used.
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> Jessy
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> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Wesley Pennock <
> wesleymarkpennock at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Agreed maybe make similar tag connections? Not entirely sure how that
>> would work but I have high hopes it can be done. Jessica what is a metric by
>> the way?
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 12:17 PM, Jessica Ledbetter <
>> jessica at jessicaledbetter.com> wrote:
>>
>>> User tags aren't perfect and I'm hoping to tweak it a little. I have a
>>> long list in my head and some on the commit note too.
>>>
>>> Yes, we're hoping that we can easily see who all wants X as a topic. It's
>>> not perfect though and I'm thinking of ways to make it better. For example,
>>> if one person puts "Javascript" but I want to see everyone wanting to learn
>>> "jQuery" maybe those Javascript people would be interested in it. Could just
>>> be as simple as "Find all people tagged with these terms: javascript jquery
>>> prototype node." Also, typos count so those looking for "Javscript" won't
>>> find "Javascript." I could do a "like" for suggestions and something like
>>> "did you mean?"
>>>
>>> Yes, I'm also hoping for metrics. I love metrics and will help how I can.
>>>
>>> Yes, I want to be able to subscribe to a tag and get notified when a
>>> course [1] is created with such.
>>>
>>> Courses will have organizer supplied tags in the next release and some of
>>> that code is already committed (though not in production).
>>>
>>> Some of this code is me scratching my own itch but that's one of the
>>> awesome things about open source ;) Patches/pull requests welcome!
>>>
>>> [1] Course, study group, workshop, etc. :)
>>>
>>> ~Jessica
>>> Volunteer Developer
>>> Lernanta/P2PU
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Wesley Pennock <
>>> wesleymarkpennock at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Yes Pippa we should. We could have school organizers look through all
>>>> the users "want to learn more section" and using that decide what should
>>>> taught next. And maybe create a graph of some sort out of this data. These
>>>> are just some preliminary thoughts though. Also about the user notification
>>>> of courses that match their tag, this is a brilliant idea and should be
>>>> implemented immediately.
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 6:29 AM, Pippa Buchanan <
>>>> Pippa.Buchanan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I'm reviewing the SoW FAQ information.
>>>>>
>>>>> One section I'd like to make sure we get right is "*I'd like to
>>>>> suggest a course idea, but not necessarily organise it myself. Can I do
>>>>> that?"*
>>>>>
>>>>> We're currently recommending Uservoice as the way to suggest a course
>>>>> idea. The problem is that potential P2PU users end up creating a Uservoice
>>>>> account instead of a P2PU account.
>>>>>
>>>>> As we've now started to use tags, should I start recommending to users
>>>>> that they create a profile and add relevant tags to the "Want to learn more
>>>>> about" section?
>>>>>
>>>>> How do we imagine that this  will end up being used? Will users with
>>>>> tags get notified when courses with matching tags are created?
>>>>>
>>>>> P*
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>>>> Wesley Pennock
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