From:  "David Boswell" <dboswell@mozilla.com>
Date:  21 May 2013 05:48:38 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.education
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Re: education Digest, Vol 10, Issue 3

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Great, glad to hear about this person who is also interested in student projects.  Please feel free to invite him to this list as well as anyone else you think would be interested.

David



----- Original Message -----
> 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:
> >> Send education mailing list submissions to
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> >> Today's Topics:
> >>
> >>    1. Re:  Hello, World. (David Rajchenbach-Teller)
> >>    2.  2009/06/29 Mozilla Education call (Frank Hecker)
> >>
> >>
> >> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>
> >> Message: 1
> >> 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.
> >> Message-ID: <5197481C.10209@mozilla.com>
> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> >>
> >>         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
> >>
> >>
> >> ------------------------------
> >>
> >> 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
> >> Message-ID: 
> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252; format=flowed
> >>
> >> For today?s instance of our weekly Mozilla Education call at 11 am
> >> EDT /
> >> 8 am PDT / 1500 UTC we?ll be talking about an upcoming "Course on
> >> Mozilla Education and Technologies @ Evry" (CoMoTe) at the
> >> University of
> >> Evry:
> >>
> >> The full call agenda and dial-in information are at
> >>
> >>    https://wiki.mozilla.org/Education/StatusMeetings/2009-06-29
> >>
> >> along with a presentation by Didier Courtaud about the course.
> >>
> >>
> >> Frank
> >>
> >> --
> >> Frank Hecker
> >> hecker@mozillafoundation.org
> >>
> >>
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