On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 5:29 PM, Jayde <jayde@...
>> -------Original Message-------
>> From: Manny Olds <oldsma@...>
>> What in general do we want to aim at? Who do we want to serve and what
>> do we want to do for them?
> I've been chewing on this all day, here are some thoughts:
> First we have to answer a question: Who is our target audience? Is this a forum for "teacher types" to discuss valuable materials to post on the website, is this in conjunction with the website, is this a discussion group for everyone to participate in and learn from/teach in?
> I think we can safely assume we have three kinds of people here (I'm sure there's overlap):
> 1. Students
> 2. Teacher types
> 3. Facilitator types
> I consider myself an intermediate student. I'm happy to participate in discussion groups and lend what expertise I have to the group and website. I joined this group thinking of it as some sort of adjunct to the website, a study group if you will. That said, I am happy to help wherever I can.
The group was started to do curriculum development, with content
development only when unavoidable. We never got around to building the
machinery for running courses, though. I think we should discuss how
we want to balance those areas this time around.
Manny Olds (oldsma@...
) of Silver Spring, Maryland, USA