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Questions from students at Vancouver Island University

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The word 'responsible' is one of those code-words that hides a whole range of preferred behaviours, from respecting copyright to keeping the language clean to refraining from bullying and hurtful behaviour to staying on topic, sitting up, and paying attention. You might be able to teach a person more quickly how to write a REST interface by giving them sample code and describing what to do - this is the ' worked examples ' model.

Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Given a teaching resource - perhaps some sample code with instructions - it will take me maybe half an hour to learn the procedure. I was asked the following questions after my presentation to CZ Course RVP_VT21 yesterday: (Elements of Coop.) How to ensure any educational outcomes in accordance with short-time curricular aims? Students having autonomy do not usually feel about the aim the same way as teachers. Is it a call for a curricular change?

Share Best Practices - Patterns

Tony Karrer

Sample Code: An illustration of how the pattern can be used in a programming language Known Uses: Examples of real usages of the pattern.

IMS Learning Tools Interoperability

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Along with the sopecification design has been the development of code. So I've been writing code for a year and a half. But writing code helps me understand what the problems are. demo - 8 line common cartridge with LTI Basic LTI + CC - sample code - all available [link] (awesome) demo - a bunch of CC - LTI stuff from the tool. Another blog-summary from the IMS conference.

Developer workshop - CCv1.1 and basic LTI v1.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Curriculum metadata identifies learning objectives, addressed by a resource (samples of roles, curriculum metadata shown). Join the developers network (free): [link] We talk about code & move code around, but not about the spec itself. The sample code is available at [link] blti.util.php It is wide open, and you can become a committer to this code; I will probably change the Apache committer document and change it to IMS.