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Structuring the Page on Case Studies121:20, 23 June 2010
Associated Learning Activities121:41, 18 June 2010

Structuring the Page on Case Studies

We need to figure out how best to structure the page. The basic use case is "student/learner finds case study of relevance to learning objective".

Questions:

  • How can free software case studies be classified to meet that generic goal?
    • Sector - public, private/business, academic/education, civil/NGO, health, environment, ...
    • Aspects - highlighted/emphasised - technical, legal, economic, organisaional, ...
    • Region - e.g. southern Africa, western Europe, ...
    • ...
  • What other classifications?
    • Status: candidate, under development, complete, ...
    • Target readership: tertiary education, professionals (management, technicians, ...), ...
  • How can these classifications be implemented in search?
    • On a wiki/cms using categories/tags
    • Taxonomies, ontologies, ...
  • How may case studies be prioritised/selected for [further] development?
    • Choose the one(s) which
      • will meet your specific goals
      • cover gaps not covered by existing case studies
      • inspire the people developing the case studies
      • have cooperative champions
      • have readily available background information
      • ...
KTucker (talk)23:04, 14 June 2010

Make an inventory? - Tabulated. What columns?

  • Case Study Title
  • Author
  • Organisation
  • Brief Description
  • Completion status
  • Quality - e.g. ready for use
  • Sector - public, private, civil, ...
  • Domain - education, health, public services, environment, ...
  • Learning value potential
    • High: covers ...
    • Medium: ...
    • Low: limited scope (e.g. only technical lessons learned, ...)
  • Effort required to complete for our purposes
  • ...

See also: Prioritising free software case studies

KTucker (talk)20:18, 18 June 2010
 

Associated Learning Activities

Any ideas?

KTucker (talk)02:19, 18 June 2010