On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
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Hard to SETUP a) Takes great skill + effort to find/understand/use successfully b) Tools (twitter, blogger, facebook, flickr, second life, etc not designed for education
Logistics Tough Students HATE having to learn multiple tools for one class It's a lot of work for teachers to manage
Often Confusing Tools aren't designed for educational use. So teachers/students have to work around assumptions of the tool.
No Consistency Across tools, classes, majors. Each class using social media is one-off experiment. This can't scale.
State of social learning in 2010?
Very few people using it
Arguing for centralized social learning platform
Eduglu in other words :)
Eduglu = Education Glue
Tool Glue Gluing together l egacy LMS systems, SIS, gradebooks, and 3rd-party learning tools such as Google Docs, wikis, blogs, micro-blogging platforms such as Twitter, and so on.
Social Glue Gluing together robust learning communities of all sorts on and off-campus
Demo Time! Let's go look at https://island.byu.edu
How to Help on Eduglu?
* Sign up to help out at http://eduglu.com
* Download and give feedback at http://community.eduglu.org or by sending email to email@example.com
** Latest release always at http://eduglu.com/download-eduglu
Technical stuff for developers:
The easiest way to grab a development copy of Eduglu with the latest code is to build Eduglu from it's make file.
The Eduglu make file is at http://github.com/KyleAMathews/eduglu_make
See http://drupal.org/project/drush_make for instructions on how to build Eduglu using its make file.
The Eduglu core features are tracked here: http://github.com/KyleAMathews/eduglu_features Please file bugs and patches in the Eduglu issue queue at drupal.org/project/eduglu
Eduglu theme (Dewey)
The theme is here: http://github.com/KyleAMathews/dewey Please file bugs and patches in the Eduglu issue queue at drupal.org/project/eduglu
Release stable beta by end of the Summer
Add social learning tools
Microblogging w/ integration w/ Twitter/Buzz/Facebook etc.
e.g Aggregating Student blogs
Aggregating expert blogs relevant to class / interest group
Integrate with 3rd party tools such as:
How do I get me some Eduglu???
Everyone here gets free install of Eduglu!!! Just send me an email @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Eduglu is open source!!! So you can just download it and install it. Downloads at http://eduglu.com/download-eduglu
Any questions / comments?
Hands on Demo Tasks: 1. Sign up at http://ttixdemo.eduglu.com/user/register 2. Join Sandbox group and post a comment or new discussion 3. Create group and turn on at least one additional learning tool 4. Join another group and say hi :)