I recently tweeted some details of my progress with redesigning CMPT 363 for the Fall term, and I thought I would share them here:
Hard to believe it's 3 years since I started developing my courses in the open, and I can't imagine ever stopping. https://t.co/pvYWEY1V8R— Hibbitts Design (@hibbittsdesign) August 15, 2016
Inspired by the work of Ralf Krause with his Moodle4Mac installation packages, I have created a ‘Grav Course Hub for Mac’ package to help other educators quickly and easily test-drive the Grav Course Hub on their Mac. Once completed, the same installation can be used to deploy your Grav Course Hub...
This is a guide on how to setup your Grav Course Hub for a single course using the Admin Panel (accessed by adding ‘/admin’ to the Browser URL of your Grav site) or directly working with files. This guide assumes you have the Grav Course Hub up and running and that you are familiar with the basics of Grav.Continue Reading
If my reading of the tea leaves is correct, there could be a big uptake of the use of the Canvas LMS in Canada with news of a possible hosted in Canada cloud offering. As a sessional faculty member of the Computing Science Department at Simon Fraser University I’ve been using Canvas for the past several years and I thought it might be helpful for other potential users of Canvas to share my experiences so far.Continue Reading
The upcoming Festival of Learning (June 6 – 9, 2016) is shaping up to be quite the event, with nearly 400 registrants at last count. I am really looking forward to attending, and will also be sharing lots of open source Grav goodness at both the Maker Faire and my Studio session ‘Moving Beyond the LMS with Grav’.Continue Reading
Once you start using Grav you will also (more than likely) start using Markdown more than you used to. Wouldn’t it be great to apply your new Markdown skills to other aspects of your work? Well, recently I was introduced to the Markdown-based slides Web app swipe.to (thank you Bryan!) and I’ve really enjoyed using it so far.Continue Reading