[Edu-sig] Python-Only Moodle?
bmiller at luther.edu
Sat Jan 28 16:51:34 CET 2006
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Great Idea, I would also offer www.pythonworks.org/moodle as a home.
I have a CS1 course (using Zelle's book) that I can put out on
whatever site we decide to use.
By May I'll have a CS2 course ready to go.
On Jan 27, 2006, at 10:12 PM, kirby urner wrote:
> Here's an idea. Given a lot of us teach Python, plan to, or have
> ideas for doing so, if we had shared access to a Python Moodle
> someplace, we could develop open source courseware, either as
> individuals or in teams.
> The Algebra with Python stuff I'm doing could be cloned to the new
> site. I'm pretty sure the backup zip I'm able to create through
> the interface, will restore to another Moodle. I could easily
> transfer the content in that case. Others could roll their own.
> Seems like a good idea (didn't someone already propose this?). I'm
> sure there are plenty of alternatives to Moodle, but so far it
> seems like a pretty workable solution to a problem. It's more
> vertical market than Plone, i.e. is built from the ground up with
> distance education courseware in mind.
> I don't have the server or the time to get a Moodle up and
> running. But if someone in the Python community does, and wants to
> use edu-sig as a staging ground and talent pool, I bet we could go
> places with it. Lots of new tutorials, useless python and vaults
> of parnassus type stuff could be recast in a more distance
> education friendly format.
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