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Re: Practical use in schools of what allready exists
I am just getting started. I am very busy at the moment. I have some
handwritten outlines that are sitting on my desk waiting to be typed.
I am not actually at the end of my semester (about half-way through) -- we
go until July. I am just furriously writing tutorials, homework, quizzes
for 4 classes because my school thought it would be a good idea to start a
computer curriculum, but they forgot to allocate money for teaching
(I should give my materials over to the open textbook group and I should
look and see what they have).
I also had a hospital visit lately (knocked myself out for 5+ minutes or
so) recently and I have been sleeping a lot lately and trying to stay
prepared for classes.
At the moment this unfortunately puts this project at the lower end of my
list (it doesn't feed me). I will type up the outlines, put them on the
list. Let people review and make suggestions (hopefully, volunteer to
write sections), etc.
As Doug mentions I will be looking for anyhelp I can get. Doug's
suggestions are important. Include all the problems, solutions and
successes. People learn well this way. As soon as I have the outlines
done (and we agree on what would be useful), I think it will be clear how
people can help with this part of the project. I will try hard to get to