eL4C38 Workshop report
The expected outcomes of this workshop were:
- To teach and train the use of the new Rich Text Editing WikiEducator tutorials 1-10;
- To explore the concept of open education using an open source software platform and integrated technologies in the process;
- To provide background information on WikiEducator
- Demonstrate collaborative sharing of information
- Develop OER content on WikiEducator
- EL4C38 was a 10-day basic wiki editing skills Learning4content online Workshop teaching Rich Text Editing under the Learning4Content initiative of the OER Foundation, which took place from May 26 to June 8, 2010.
- The workshop was one of the OER Foundation's monthly Learning4Content workshops and was co-facilitated by Dr. Nellie Deutsch, Gladys Gahona, and Dr. Ramesh Sharma.
- The facilitators invited all the participants to join and used IT4ALL Global Exchange, a social network group, to share workshop instructions, discuss content and provide support as well as via emails when required.
- Participants received instructions daily using the email notification services provided by IT4ALL Global Exchange.
- The tutorials and forum discussions were conducted on WikiEducator
Live Session on WIZIQ
- EL4C38 had one hands-on live online session on WiZiQ for about 70 minutes, on Sunday May 29, in week 1.
- The live session was attended by 26 participants. Gladys Gahona and Nellie Deutsch moderated the event and provided hands-on activities on the rationale behind WikiEducator and how to work on the wiki pages.
- The recording is available for viewing.
Outcome and Demographics
The workshop consisted of the following demongraphics:
Participants from 49 countries participated in eL4C38:
- Dominican Republic
- New Zealand
- Russian Federation
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Sri Lanka
- United Kingdom
- Hong Kong
I enjoyed co-facilitating with Gladys and Ramesh and interacting with the participants. --Nellie Deutsch 21:27, 8 June 2010 (UTC)
- It was a wonderful experience for me to work with Nellie and Gladys and all the participants. --Ramesh Sharma