2010-04-14 educon eMadrid Gregorio Robles URJC

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2010-04-14 educon eMadrid Gregorio Robles URJC

  1. 1. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a {grex,jgb}@gsyc.urjc.es GSyC/LibreSoft, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain) April 14th 2010 Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  2. 2. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience (cc) 2010 Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez-Barahona u a Some rights reserved. This work licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. To view a copy of full license, see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ or write to Creative Commons, 559 Nathan Abbott Way, Stanford, California 94305, USA. Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  3. 3. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Blogs in education and in libre software Lots of lecturers are using blogs for their subjects Simple and inexpensive Informal way of adding information related to the subject by the students A way of involving students (and to know their interests) It can be time consuming! (You, as a lecturer, have to read everything!) Blogs are also widely used by the libre software community What can we learn from the libre software community? Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  4. 4. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience A planet (of blogs) Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  5. 5. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Methodology 1 Students create their own blog 2 Students have to add the feed of their blog to the planet 3 Students have to write a minimum number of entries 4 Topics have to be related to the subject 5 Students have to read and vote other students’ entries 6 Evaluation comes from: writing (in their blog) and reading (others’ blogs) Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  6. 6. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Adding the blog to the planet Required: Name, e-mail address and blog feed Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  7. 7. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience An academic planet (of blogs) Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  8. 8. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Voting other students’ entries E-mail address is required to acknowledge the voter Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  9. 9. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Teaching experience Problems: Creating of the blog (was a problem, not anymore!) Identification of the feed (by the students) Cheating! It was difficult for other professors to use our software Solutions: FAVS : favs.homelinux.org Software that includes the aforementioned functionality, including identification of the feed This software includes statistical data and analysis to ease (quantitative) evaluation Has functionality to identify cheating. Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  10. 10. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Summary/conclusions/teaching experience Completely on-line and asynchronous activity Can be used for evaluation Use of hetero-evaluation Experienced on over a dozen subjects (b-learning and completely on-line) High acceptance by students Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case
  11. 11. Introduction Methodology Teaching experience Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a {grex,jgb}@gsyc.urjc.es GSyC/LibreSoft, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain) April 14th 2010 Gregorio Robles, Jes´s M. Gonz´lez Barahona u a Influence of Libre Software in Education The blogs planet case

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