Recently I tweeted a revised list of user need statements for my Grav Open Course Hub project, and I thought I would share them here:
Defining the problems (aka opportunities) your product is intending to address is a key item in your experience design toolkit. Once defined through user research, you should revisit these as your product further progresses to help maintain focus and inform any pivots etc.— Hibbitts Design (@hibbittsdesign) February 18, 2020
🌍Starting this year I plan to help support the efforts of others involved in climate change action by providing no-charge premium support for my Grav CMS projects involved in the raising of awareness and action of climate change - contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.🌏
Well that decade blew by. In terms of just this past year, two things standout professionally – my first experience with student-generated assessment in CMPT-363 (which I’ve presented about in Vancouver at SFU DEMOfest and online via ETUG) and of course my Grav-based open education and publishing projects that are designed to help people who want to use a Markdown-based Git (i.e. GitHub, GitLab, Gitea, etc.) content workflow.Continue Reading
While I’ve been heads-down with my SFU CMPT-363 User Interface Design course, I’ve just released a theme settings update for my Grav Open Course Hub and Open Publishing Space projects. Based on feedback from @MakaryGo, these changes are intended to better group/present Git Sync and custom menu options.
Figure 1 - Open Publishing Options
SFU’s fifth annual DEMOfest is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th and I hope to share with my fellow educators my first experience with student-generated assessment questions - here’s my draft proposal:
Student-Generated Assessment Questions: The Journey so Far
Six years ago, I decided to stop using final exams in my CMPT-363 User Interface Design course as I was dissatisfied with their correlation to student learning. However, this year I decided to use a final exam once again but with a critical difference - my students would be the ones (hopefully) creating it. I designed a process where students would write a potential final exam question every week, and Canvas would be leveraged to calibrate and assess the quality of questions. In this session, I will share what I’ve learned so far, and what lies ahead.
It’s a cliche (for a good reason), but I it’s hard to believe the summer is almost over and the fall teaching term is about to begin.
Over the summer I continued working on all of my Grav open education and publishing projects. A highlight was the brand new Grav skeleton package Open Presentation Hub to help create, publish, and share Markdown-based slides with the Presentation Plugin by Ole Vik, which uses the Reveal.js Framework.Continue Reading
Recently I tweeted a sneak peek of the new Grav Presentation Hub skeleton, and I thought I would share it here:
Inspired by a chat with Ole Vik (author of the @getgrav Presentation Plugin) I've been working on a little side project… Presentation Hub. This Grav skeleton provides a list of Markdown-based presentations, with a link to present each one fullscreen. Oh, and #OER Git Sync too🚀 pic.twitter.com/HFGILDdrnN— Hibbitts Design (@hibbittsdesign) August 5, 2019
Recently I tweeted some examples of using Grav Course Hub inside and outside of the Canvas LMS, and I thought I would share them here:
More progress in providing a choice to access course materials either inside and outside of an LMS. For students who do not have other courses on the university LMS they can choose to visit the multi-device friendly @getgrav Open Course Hub (which links to needed LMS elements).👇 pic.twitter.com/y0fGM6G6x3— Hibbitts Design (@hibbittsdesign) July 15, 2019
Recently I tweeted about possible workflows with Grav, and I thought I would share them here:
So, what workflows does @getgrav support? One example is to use the desktop app @Typora to create/edit Markdown content and then @GitHubDesktop to preview and push changes to your Grav site👇Alternatively, you could edit and push changes with just one app, such as @AtomEditor⏱ pic.twitter.com/EaIyikgQFh— Hibbitts Design (@hibbittsdesign) June 25, 2019
Recently I tweeted about my initial exploration of the fantastic OpenETC project, and I thought I would share them here:
Pretty jazzed to try the @cloudron_io platform for open courses and publishing with @getgrav, Markdown & Git on @openetc today. OpenETC is all about community to foster and support open infrastructure for the BC post-secondary sector, so I'll be sharing as I go along 🚀 #openetc pic.twitter.com/QY5loidk85— Hibbitts Design (@hibbittsdesign) June 19, 2019