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Just a short presentation in Ancona, April 8 2011 to start later on with creating an own WordPress blog and a class blog were existing WordPress users are authors.

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WordPress

  1. 1. What will happen today ?
  2. 2. Yesterday I learned … The most important thing is to reduce complexity
  3. 3. My individual solution http://about.me/hagengraf and http://en.gravatar.com/hagengraf
  4. 4. WordPress
  5. 5. Book Since 5,000 years ! A book is a set or collection of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of paper, parchment, or other various material, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pindec/131451908/
  6. 6. HTML (1989) Stands for HyperText Markup Language, the predominant markup language for web pages. HTML is the basic building-blocks of webpages. A hyperlink (or link) is a reference to existing content. <a href= &quot; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Html &quot;>HMTL in Wikipedia</a>
  7. 7. Web content <ul><li>Web content is the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites. It may include: text, images, sounds, videos and animations. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Even Facebook is made of HTML :-)
  9. 9. 56% of the sites that use a content management system are using WordPress, and that percentage is even growing. http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/content_management/all
  10. 10. Video http://cocoateclass.wordpress.com/2011/04/08/think-different/
  11. 11. WordPress (2003) = Modern PrintingPress (1440) ?
  12. 12. © 2009 Open Source CMS market share report by Water & Stone and CMSWire.
  13. 13. WordPress <ul><li>First release : 2003
  14. 14. OS : Cross plattform
  15. 15. Licence : GPLv2
  16. 16. Created by Matt Mullenweg
  17. 17. 21 of top 500 sites on the web http://www.alexa.com/topsites </li></ul>
  18. 18. Advanced Content <ul><li>Text, Images, Audio, Video
  19. 19. Categorization (Multi-Categories)
  20. 20. Revisions
  21. 21. Workflow </li></ul>
  22. 22. Example courseware Hi everyone, 12 weeks ago my mentors (Jeremy, Boone) and I started the project BuddyPress Courseware, today I would like to announce the RC (probably the stable) version 0.1 of it. Here's the list of features: <ul><li>Class Dashboard
  23. 23. Courses - Works for both learning models: European/United States
  24. 24. Bibliography - Web API's integration with WorldCat/ISBNdb, BibTex Import
  25. 25. Assignments  - Responses, Forum integration, Gradebook, CSV Import
  26. 26. Schedules – Calendar, Month, Week, Day view Integrates with Assignment due dates, iCal export
  27. 27. Customization using an external CSS
  28. 28. The demo video : http://gsoc2010.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/the-d-day-v-0-1-beta-release-zip-the/ </li></ul>
  29. 29. Web 2.0 A Web 2.0 site allows users to interact and collaborate with each other in a social media dialogue as creators (prosumers) of user-generated content in a virtual community, in contrast to websites where users (consumers) are limited to the passive viewing of content that was created for them. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education
  30. 30. Education The word education is derived from educare (Latin) &quot;bring up&quot;, which is related to educere &quot;bring out&quot;, &quot;bring forth what is within&quot;, &quot;bring out potential&quot; and ducere, &quot;to lead&quot;. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education
  31. 31. Teacher Enthusiasm Since teachers can affect how students perceive the course materials, it has been found that teachers who showed enthusiasm towards the course materials and students can affect a positive learning experience towards the course materials. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teacher
  32. 32. Problem 1 What are course materials ?
  33. 33. Problem 2 In providing what teachers need, it's important not to imagine that the way one teaches himself is the only or even the most desirable way.
  34. 34. What are we doing today ? <ul><li>My proposed task http://cocoateclass.wordpress.com/program-for-friday-april-8/ Have fun ! </li></ul>

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