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Exploring and Building Open [Source] Software for Tech-savvy Educators and OER Publishers

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Recently I tweeted about efforts to further align my Grav and Docsify Open Course projects, keeping their unique strengths while sharing core features, and I thought I would share them here:

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Recently I tweeted about how the new Grav 1.7 user management features could be configured to support multiple editors for the Grav Open MultiCourse Hub, and I thought I would share them here:

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Recently I tweeted about some highlights of the most recent Grav releases (Grav 1.7 and Grav Premium components) and my open source project Grav Open MultiCourse Hub, and I thought I would share them here:

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I am totally jazzed to be a part of the 2020 Festival of Learning in Vancouver, BC! While I do not know the exact time of my session yet, here is my (draft) session description…

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🌍Starting this year I plan to help support the efforts of others involved in climate change action by providing no-charge premium support for my Grav CMS projects involved in the raising of awareness and action of climate change - contact me at paul@hibbittsdesign.org for details.🌏

Well that decade blew by. In terms of just this past year, two things standout professionally – my first experience with student-generated assessment in CMPT-363 (which I’ve presented about in Vancouver at SFU DEMOfest and online via ETUG) and of course my Grav-based open education and publishing projects that are designed to help people who want to use a Markdown-based Git (i.e. GitHub, GitLab, Gitea, etc.) content workflow.

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While I’ve been heads-down with my SFU CMPT-363 User Interface Design course, I’ve just released a theme settings update for my Grav Open Course Hub and Open Publishing Space projects. Based on feedback from @MakaryGo, these changes are intended to better group/present Git Sync and custom menu options.

Open Publishing Options
Figure 1 - Open Publishing Options

Recently I tweeted some examples of using Grav Course Hub inside and outside of the Canvas LMS, and I thought I would share them here:

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Recently I tweeted about possible workflows with Grav, and I thought I would share them here:

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Throwing caution to the wind I’ve decided to submit two proposals for the Cascadia Open Education Summit in Vancouver, B.C. on April 17 and 18, with both involving the use of Markdown, Git and the file-based Grav CMS for creating and delivering open educational resources (OER).

UPDATE: While these proposals were not accepted this year I would be more than happy to meet with any interested educators about the above topics while they are in Vancouver April 17th and 18th.

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