Academic program discussion on this list?

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Dietrich Ayala

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Jan 18, 2016, 9:23:43 PM1/18/16
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There are a number of people running Mozilla-related academic programs that do some of the following:

* Teach students web development
* Teach students open source methodology
* Mentor students on a contribution to a Mozilla project

We're looking for the right place to discuss these programs as a group, and to share information about how to run them, etc.

Instead of creating a new list, is this list a good home for that type of activity?

This list seems very inactive, and seems like the relevant list according to https://wiki.mozilla.org/Education/ (which also is very old it seems).

Thanks!

Dietrich

Prathamesh Chavan

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Jan 18, 2016, 9:29:04 PM1/18/16
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Hello Dietrich !

I think this would be a great place to discuss such ideas. +1 !

Dietrich Ayala

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Jan 19, 2016, 12:07:21 AM1/19/16
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Great! I will inform others who are running academic programs related to
Mozilla to join this list to share information.

David Rajchenbach-Teller

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Jan 19, 2016, 1:22:28 AM1/19/16
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Definitely the right place.

Cheers,
David
> _______________________________________________
> education mailing list
> educ...@lists.mozilla.org
> https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/education
>

Mike Hoye

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Jan 25, 2016, 11:58:33 AM1/25/16
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On 2016-01-19 1:22 AM, David Rajchenbach-Teller wrote:
> Definitely the right place.

Then let's get this party started right.

I have an instructor in Coventry, England who is interested in expanding
their current Mozilla-oriented course to include internationalization
and a number of other things.

In their words: "It turns out that my open source module with added bug
fixing has ticked a lot of internationalisation boxes in our university,
and they are really keen on us extending that."

To this end, he's proposing sending the module leader for that part of
the curriculum to SF to talk to people, but I'm not sure that's the best
decision given how widely spread around people here with educational
interest are. I've proposed that since the people with educational
interests in our organization are pretty widely spread out around the
world, not weighted heavily in the valley, that we could invite him to
the London office and organize a teleconference of interested people.

I'll ask him for more details, but who - in principle - is interested in
this conversation?

- mhoye





Josh Matthews

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Jan 25, 2016, 3:27:39 PM1/25/16
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I'm not entirely clear on the conversation that would be had, based on your
email.

Cheers,
Josh

Mike Hoye

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Jan 25, 2016, 3:52:02 PM1/25/16
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A fair point.

They have a successful program now, that they are looking to expand.
We've played a small role there - invitations to MozFest, some guidance
- so this somewhat-speculative meeting would be learn what's been
successful for them, figure out what their ambitions for growth would
be, and how they align with our our own.

I'm going to go back to them and figure out more details, but in general
this will be a chance to shape postsecondary curriculum development at a
well-regarded institution.

- mhoye


On 2016-01-25 3:27 PM, Josh Matthews wrote:
> I'm not entirely clear on the conversation that would be had, based on
> your email.
>
> Cheers,
> Josh
>
> On 25 January 2016 at 11:58, Mike Hoye <mh...@mozilla.com
> <mailto:mh...@mozilla.com>> wrote:
>
> On 2016-01-19 1:22 AM, David Rajchenbach-Teller wrote:
>
> Definitely the right place.
>
>
> Then let's get this party started right.
>
> I have an instructor in Coventry, England who is interested in
> expanding their current Mozilla-oriented course to include
> internationalization and a number of other things.
>
> In their words: "It turns out that my open source module with
> added bug fixing has ticked a lot of internationalisation boxes in
> our university, and they are really keen on us extending that."
>
> To this end, he's proposing sending the module leader for that
> part of the curriculum to SF to talk to people, but I'm not sure
> that's the best decision given how widely spread around people
> here with educational interest are. I've proposed that since the
> people with educational interests in our organization are pretty
> widely spread out around the world, not weighted heavily in the
> valley, that we could invite him to the London office and organize
> a teleconference of interested people.
>
> I'll ask him for more details, but who - in principle - is
> interested in this conversation?
>
> - mhoye
>
>
>
>
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> education mailing list
> educ...@lists.mozilla.org <mailto:educ...@lists.mozilla.org>
> https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/education
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