[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: [Spanish vision] Re: Wiki name change?:[school-discuss] Free-Open Baccalaureate Idea
We'd better make sure that everyone understands there are two projects, one, a
book (book.schoolforge.net) which is what you describe ("school-linux-book"),
and another, which is the one to which we meant to be referring with the
"curriculum" name, which will be actual lessons, units and a curriculum to
organize them (ok, wrong order).
Roger's point seems hard to refute, despite NASA and friends. Why not make it
plain language when you have the choice, after all? If not possible, ok. But
assuming curriculum is the best idea yet, Yishay has convinced me that it ought
to be curricula rather than curriculum.
So, would http://curricula.schoolforge.net be ok for that -- in Spanish?
Quoting Manuel Gutierrez Algaba <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> El Mié 09 Jul 2003 06:03, Roger Dingledine escribió:
> > On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 09:09:18AM +0700, David Bucknell wrote:
> > > Do others think curriculum.schoolforge.net is better than
> > > sffob.schoolforge.net -- more effective in the end? I'm for it, if you
> > > think so.
> > sffob is a meaningless jumble of letters. So yes, if it's a curriculum
> > project, call it curriculum. Other names are also perfectly fine, as long
> > as they give the casual reader a good idea of what the project is about.
> Ok, I'm not sure if "curriculum" is the most appropiate word.
> For Spanish speakers it's confusing, and it may drive to think that it's an
> app for *creating* curricula.
> The idea seems to be school-linux-book , that is, a book about usage of linux
> in school, configuration, advocacy, study cases. I can't imagine a shorter
> name without losing a great deal of meaning. Because:
> school-linux .... seems a program
> linux-book... says nothing about config IN SCHOOL or advocay
> school-book... misses Linux, although, Linux is getting an ubiquitous concept
> :), so you can gap it.
> Any FOB, SFOV, UFO, NSA, NASA ... sort of thingy is kinda confusing, but
> > (Yes, it's true that the seul project is guilty of ignoring this
> > advice. But we can at least preach the right approach. :)
*GNU/Linux in Education Wiki Project: http://book.schoolforge.net
*Free and Open Curriculum and Course Content Project:
* Schoolforge, the coalition of orgs. fostering open resources in and for
* The journal and news site of free and open resources in education:
* Rose Marie Academy, a small, quality-minded, internationally-oriented school
in Nonthaburi, Thailand: http://www.rose-marie.ac.th
*ITeachNet, for those working or interested in international education: