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Exploring and Building Open [Source] Software for Tech-savvy Educators and OER Publishers

EXPERIENCE DESIGN / EDUCATION / MULTI-DEVICE / GRAV CMS / GIT

Recently I tweeted about my initial exploration of the fantastic OpenETC project, and I thought I would share them here:

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To support organizing course content by term (or by other criteria), sharing content between different course offerings, and further-separating development of future vs. current course content, MultiCourse Hubs now support course groups (e.g. multiple course offerings grouped together).

MultiCourse Hub with Groups in the Admin Panel
Figure 1 - MultiCourse Hub with Groups in the Admin Panel

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The Intro to Grav Video Series is a collection of tutorial-style videos that cover a range of topics, from installing Grav to editing pages to using the amazing Git Sync Plugin.

YouTube Playlist
Figure 1 - YouTube Playlist

These videos are also available on the documentation site for my Grav CMS open education and publishing projects learn.hibbittsdesign.org

Features the voice and screencasting talents of Ryan Pierson.

Recently I tweeted about what can be done with multi-section pages in the Open Course Hub and Open Publishing Space, and I thought I would share them here:

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Recently I tweeted about the new Presentation Listing page for the Open Course Hub skeleton package (which leverages Ole Vik’s Presentation Plugin), and I thought I would share it here:


Recently I tweeted about new support for standard Grav Taxonomy Tags within section-type pages, and I thought I would share the tweets here:

As I long-term fan of Jobs to Be Done (JTBD) and Job Stories, I thought I’d try to indentify the high-level ‘jobs’ that tech-savvy educators could hire my Grav Open Education Projects for.

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Recently I tweeted the addition of document versioning for the Learn2 with Git Sync skeleton package (which leverages Grav’s Multi-language feature), and I thought I would share it here:

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With Grav 1.6 getting closer and closer to release, it seems like the good time to release a set of Beta skeleton packages for Open Course Hub and Open Publishing Space with enhanced support of the new Presentation Plugin to explore and test, so let’s get to it!

Presentation Plugin - Editing a Presentation
Figure 1 - Presentation Plugin - Editing a Presentation

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