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Re: [school-discuss] [Fwd: Which way to go?]


> On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 08:06:42AM -0600, Joshua Walton wrote:
> > 1. a repository for open source applications useful to education
> there are some; see http://www.seul.org/edu/links.html for a serious list of
> such repositories

The seul/edu Application Index(390+ apps) is located at:


> > 2. open content learning objects available to the general public
> in a sense, a search engine like "google" can loosely be considered an open
> repository of learning objects... and boy do I make use of that in my
> courses... but the usage is usually limited to making external links (and
> essentially sending students away from the school's web environment ...
> hoping they return eventually.  The only integration aside from links is 
> in the form of cut and paste which is unsatisfactory because it is hard to
> verify intellectual property permissions and because the pasted material
> becomes static (and few things stay static these days)

I have built a little app which allows teachers to quickly build webpage
of links. I can easily share code. It's perl/mysql based and is located

(under Weblinks 2). You create categories and then add URI's and
descriptions. View pages of sorted categories. This should be installed
locally on webserver on LAN, IMHO.

Les Richardson