From:  Carey Pridgeon <carey.pridgeon@gmail.com>
Date:  21 May 2013 05:31:07 Hong Kong Time
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Re: education Digest, Vol 10, Issue 3

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Another lecturer at Coventry who runs a second year module 'Real World
Projects' where groups of students bid for projects and act as if they
are a company delivering a product, wants to use some Mozilla student
projects as assignments on his module as well

I pointed him at the list I was given by David Rajchenbach-Teller -
https://github.com/Yoric/Mozilla-Student-Projects/issues.
I said we can't just take, we have to contribute as well (fine for me
to say, I haven't fixed a bug myself yet...).
Am I allowed to get him on this mailing list?
I've a meeting with my associate head tomorrow to discuss my own
module and start working out the plan in more detail.

Carey

On 19 May 2013 11:46, Carey Pridgeon  wrote:
> David
>
> That student project list is very useful. I've had a few requests for
> third year project ideas related to Mozilla.
>
> Carey
>
> On 18 May 2013 20:18,   wrote:
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>> Date: Sat, 18 May 2013 11:21:32 +0200
>> From: David Rajchenbach-Teller 
>> To: Carey Pridgeon 
>> Cc: education@lists.mozilla.org
>> Subject: Re: [MozEdu] Hello, World.
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>>         Hi Carey,
>>
>>  Sorry for the slow reply. Most definitely, this looks like the "right"
>> way to teach open-source and you are in the right place. Most Mozilla
>> people are glad to help students through projects. The only difficulty
>> is getting in touch with said Mozilla people.
>>
>> Have you already looked at
>> - http://www.joshmatthews.net/bugsahoy/ (mentored bugs);
>> - https://github.com/Yoric/Mozilla-Student-Projects/issues (student
>> projects)
>> ?
>>
>> Also, a good way to get in touch with Mozilla people is to come and chat
>> with us on irc:
>> http://chat.mibbit.com/?server=irc.mozilla.org&channel=%23introduction
>>
>> Cheers,
>>  David
>>
>> On 3/12/13 10:44 PM, Carey Pridgeon wrote:
>>> Hi all
>>>
>>> Thanks to Richard Newman for pointing me at this list.
>>> Introductions then. I'm Carey Pridgeon, Lecturer in Computer Science at
>>> Coventry University in England.
>>> I've been given a new module to teach. It's third year undergrad level. The
>>> Module descriptor is pretty loose. The goal is to teach students about the
>>> world of open source software. I have a pretty wide remit, so I can pretty
>>> much do anything I want with it.
>>>
>>> The module is set to start this October, and will run for about 24 lectures
>>> and associated workshops.
>>>
>>> I find the idea of teaching Open Source software development as a semi
>>> abstract concept a bit difficult to cope with, so my idea is that the
>>> students should instead interact with a major open source effort.
>>> My current thinking idea is that I have students studying the work of the
>>> Mozilla foundation. Assignments will be active bugs in the current code
>>> base of either Firefox, Thunderbird, or the Firefox OS.
>>>
>>> On this aspect I'd like it if I could have Mozilla people working with my
>>> students. This support being anything from talking via email to a closer
>>> co-operation. You people obviously have lots of work to do, so I could be
>>> being too optimistic. The students who will be taking this course will be
>>> ones that I've taught since day one at uni, so I would know who to aim at
>>> what issue.
>>>
>>> My aims are to get them used to working with a large code base, learning
>>> about the tools commonly used in open source projects, and how to work with
>>> project leaders.
>>>
>>> Carey
>>
>>
>> --
>> David Rajchenbach-Teller, PhD
>>  Performance Team, Mozilla
>>
>>
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>> Message: 2
>> Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 13:49:28 +0000
>> From: Frank Hecker 
>> To: education@lists.mozilla.org
>> Subject: [MozEdu] 2009/06/29 Mozilla Education call
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>> Mozilla Education and Technologies @ Evry" (CoMoTe) at the University of
>> Evry:
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>> The full call agenda and dial-in information are at
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>>    https://wiki.mozilla.org/Education/StatusMeetings/2009-06-29
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>> along with a presentation by Didier Courtaud about the course.
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>>
>> Frank
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