FOSS4G2006 Education BOF minutes

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Minutes

Education BOF at FOSS4G 2006

  • Present:
    • Ari Jolma(* ), Dan Ames( ), Helena Mitasova(*@), Ned Horning(*@), Seppo Kaitala(@), Venkatesh Raghavan(* ), Markus Neteler(*@), Pericles Nacionales(*#), Przemyslaw Bojczuk(@), Marco Ciolli( ), Teemu Kokkonen(@), Alfonso Vitti( ), Jean-Denis Giguére(#), Astrid Emde( ), Jos van Orshoven( ), Alessandro Frigeri(@), Juan Miguel Garijo( )

(*) members ( ) educator (#) student (@) researcher

  • Agenda
    • Review of edu tasks
    • Things that are going on
      • GRASS tutorial
    • Educational project
  • Things that could/should be done
    • Conference tutorials as starting points?
      • Licence?
    • Organize review of educational materials
      • Categories of materials
      • Certification criteria
    • Describe "best practices"
    • Describe levels of FOSS4G know-how required from students
      • Certification of curricula
      • GISCI.org
      • what software tools
    • FOSS4G papers into a scientific journal (special issue?)
      • IJ of geoinformatics www.j-geoinfo.net
    • Dataset
      • Educational review