[p2pu-dev] Contributing to Lernata (code) group. previously... [p2pu-community] Working with the new site: Ideas from Dan Diebolt and I
Pippa.Buchanan at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 04:50:12 UTC 2011
Jessica, that would be great - I'd love to be in a group of people learning
how to positively hack on the new site. Can I suggest a task - "Getting your
Python dev environment setup" as that's where I've stalled in my learning of
On 30 March 2011 22:02, Jessica Ledbetter <jessica at jessicaledbetter.com>wrote:
> +1 on Contributing to Lernata (code) group. I've been toying with the idea
> of doing a session on contributing to open source with a focus on Python
> code but have not had time to make up a fake project yet nor become more
> than a novice in Python.
> Are there enough junior tasks? Though I guess we could take a task (that
> doesn't have an urgency) and do it a loose pair programming style project.
> It'd show people that are interested how to get code from a repository, find
> out how to compile it/run it locally, find a bug to work on, make the
> necessary change, and submit.
> If Zuzel is game for a novice Python person to lead up a session, I can do
> it. How about a 3-4 week one?
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 2:18 PM, Stian Håklev <shaklev at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I very much agree with the idea of involving more learners in design of
>> the platform. I would love for someone to run a course on how to hack
>> Lernanta. It could be more of an open study group of people who want to try
>> to play with the code together, try to do some of the junior tasks etc. I
>> mentioned this to Philipp, and he said it would be great, as long as Zuzel
>> isn't the one leading the course - we want her cranking out high quality
>> code :) So if anyone else wanted to step up to the table, I think it would
>> be great. I'd love to participate.
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 12:05, Pippa Buchanan <Pippa.Buchanan at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> Dan and I had a conversation earlier today about how we can work with the
>>> new site.
>>> One of Dan's ideas which I strongly agree with was for Webcraft to
>>> encourage more study groups that engage learners in developing practical
>>> skills while helping on the P2PU site and project. This idea has been
>>> present in the Webcraft community for a while, but it was important that a
>>> new platform was in development before we put too much energy into improving
>>> a system about to be retired. I'll engage more strongly with the Webcraft
>>> community about this but some initial ideas were:
>>> - technical documentation and technical writing
>>> - screencasting ***
>>> - HTML5 video - P2PU promotional video / Get Involved info****
>>> - using the ticketing system ****
>>> We also discussed
>>> - how to encourage peer feedback to study group task responses. (less
>>> the organiser's responsibility > more of a peer effort)
>>> - how to best link in work produced on sites outside of p2pu.org.
>>> - how to encourage Webcraft organisers to use really good tools like
>>> We recognised that these are problems shared by many other developers
>>> exploring Personal Learning Environments<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_personal_learning_environments>
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