Introduce the Open Source Community for Educational Learning Objects and Tools (OSCELOT) and share the efforts this group is undertaking to lead and support a community of open source developers and users.
Share ideas for how community developed open source projects and initiatives and discuss how Open Source solutions may benefit your institution
Show how leveraging the existing OSCELOT community may help bring those projects to fruition.
About Forward Looking Statements
We may make statements regarding our organization and service offering initiatives, including the content of future services, organization structure, or functionality in development. While such statements represent our current intentions, they may be modified, delayed or abandoned without prior notice and there is no assurance that such offering, upgrades, updates or functionality will become available unless and until they have been made generally available to the community.
Growing community – hosting nearly 400 users and over 100 projects
several projects are in active release totaling over 6000 file downloads!
growing WebCT community!
Addition of desktop and web projects.
501(c)(3) tax exempt status granted January 2009
Welcome module for custom tabs, DLRecorder, Web Appointment Scheduling System, SIMILE Timeline, WebCT ProxyToolbox, Disk Usage Report, My Organizations Module, WebCT and QM Perception integration, CMS quota upload, Question Mark (Bb Vista Powerlink), VCMS QuestionMark (Bb Vista Powerlink)
OSCELOT is looking for sponsors and participants of all shapes and sizes
Start a new project
Donate existing code or ideas
Join projects that are under way
Code, documentation, support are all important contributions
Help plan the next Open Source Day event
Help improve and manage our technical infrastructure
Help us determine community needs/direction
Host an OSCELOT Event!
Join a Committee
More of a people person? Want to learn more? Discuss project ideas? Join with like-minded people at an OSCELOT event: Open Source Day (OSD) Actually 2 days, OSD 4.0 is being run immediately after the Developer's Conference Regional Events (Kindles) Organised on an ad hoc basis, often in response to local demands. Meet Face to Face
Community Collaboration offers the same key benefits of Open Source
Collaboration produces tools which meet the needs of more institutions
Collaboration develops a support network for developers and end users
We learn from each other
Who is OSCELOT?
Jan Day, Blackboard, Inc., USA Paul Erickson University Nebraska-Lincoln, USA Patricia Goldweic, Northwestern University, USA Derek Hamner, Learning Objects, Inc., USA Malcolm Murray, Durham University, UK Mark O'Neil, Dartmouth College, USA Stephen Vickers University of Edinburgh, UK Board Advisors Santo Nucifero, Seneca College, CA Board Members For more information v isit our websites: OSCELOT Community site http://www.oscelot.org OSCELOT Projects site http://projects.oscelo t.org Or send email to email@example.com Thank You!