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Contact [ Tabitha] if require further information.
Contact [ Tabitha] if require further information.
[ Mark Osborne's slides]

Revision as of 09:57, 20 January 2010

This one day Education Mini-conference will focus on educational uses of Free and Open Source initiatives used around the world including tools for teaching and school management.

It has talks and workshops directly useful to educators, administrators, developers and those interested in supporting education initiatives and/or influencing their direction and uptake.

You can email Tabitha if you require further information.

The education miniconference is scheduled for Tuesday 19 January.


The call for proposals is now closed.

The Schedule

The education miniconf will be on Tuesday 19 January. The basic break up of the miniconf is as follows:

Times Duration Detail
09:00 - 10:00 60 Keynote speaker
10:00 - 10:30 30 Morning Tea
10:30 - 12:15 125 10:30 Welcome and housekeeping

10:35 The Open Source Secondary School - Mark Osborne
10:55 Art education and open source - Maksim Lin
11:10 Sugarlabs: A word from the founder - Walter Bender
11:30 OLPC and Sugarlabs - Improving education on a global scale - NZ Volunteers group

12:15 - 13:30 75 Lunch
13:30 - 15:15 125

13:30 Koha - Nau te rourou, naku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi - Chris Cormack
13:45 Kidsmart Rollout: Early childhood project - Carl Klitscher
14:00 The use of FOSS in teaching Software Engineering - Ashley Maher
14:15 Moodle features workshop - Jonathan Newman, Stacey Walker and Jonathan Harker

15:15 - 15:45 30 Afternoon Tea
15:45 - 17:30 125

15:45 Mahara development workshop - Penny Leach, Richard Mansfield and Evan Goldenberg
16:45 TBA
17:00 Structuring a multi-day technical training course - Jacinta Richardson
17:15 Voice and vision interaction - John Graves
17:20 Closing of the day

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Miniconf Presenters' biographies, slides and handouts

Follow the agenda links to see biographies, slides and handouts released under a Creative Commons License, as they become available.

Contact Tabitha if require further information.

Mark Osborne's slides