So I got my blogs (well the ones I use a lot) updated and running smoothly. I was looking for my next project and I have decided I am going to focus on streamlining my course workflow and also utilizing microformats when makring up my courses.
Here's my problem. I try to host all my courses in html/css. It makes remixing and sharing so much easier than locking htem behind a unverisity silo. I then also try and mantain these on GitHub.
Things quickly fall out of sync. My syllabus, my course site, and my repos are never the same.
Here is my solution: Create a system where I can update a course module template and this will immediatley update both my website and my syllabus.
Be really cool if I could do this right from my repo. If not I can just sftp into my sites to update.
I really want to to do this because I am intrigued by altmetrics. A solution like that has been a dream of our alt.pub study group.
- Update frameworks. Syllabus uses Skelteon and classes use Bootstrap. Probably make them both Bootstrap,
- Change all the font awesome icons to 5.0.
- Figure out when using microformats if there are already conventions used in #GoOpen and #OpenEd learning spaces.
- Finalize my instructional design for my modules. I am really close but this work will be important for next steps.
- Figure out best way to serve up the modules in html. Here I am at the edge of my knowledge. Should be fun.