[OSGeo-Edu] Moodle/Content Management System discussion
cschweik at pubpol.umass.edu
Sat Oct 13 23:54:04 EDT 2007
(My full thinking is listed here:
But based on the Moodle discussion -- I've come to this conclusion. I
think we need:
- A MODULE METADATA SYSTEM that allows our OSGeo website visitors to
search for modules, or full courses.
- This system needs the metadata fields we have listed on the wiki
inventory page: Author Name(s), Affiliation, URL, Description, Keywords,
Date published, Version #, License, Target audience, Language, Relevant
software, Additional comments
- The URL field could link to a Moodle COURSE, or a MODULE stored on a
Moodle system, or any other location within OSGeo's system or external
- OSGeo members need to be able to enter new records into this system.
- Can Moodle do what I'm thinking we need? I don't think it can. I think
we need a database-driven search and post data application with our
- Am I off in my thinking anywhere?
- If not, any ideas on how we can get this kind of system established?
On Sat, 2007-10-13 at 10:36 +0200, maria.brovelli at diiar-topo.polimi.it
> Ciao! Me too, I don't have any practice neither with moodle nor with
> claroline. I'm going to test them next week. Anyway, reading about
> them, they do not seem so different; therefore if some of the possible
> major contributor has been working with one of the both, we can choose
> that one.
> Cheers. maria
> > I have never worked with either, so I have no personal preferences, but
> > have been "shopping" around lately and moodle and claroline seem to come
> > out as the most interesting candidates. But if OSGEO sticks with moodle,
> > I'll just follow the lead.
> > Moritz
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