[okfn-discuss] Next meeting of Open Textbook Groups - April or May?

David Joyner wdjoyner at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 19:10:28 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 1:26 PM, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
> Hi Judy,


> Re: virtual attendees, I suspect IRC channel might be easier, as it
> has 'one click' access (via web browser), whereas I assume CCC Confer
> requires registration/login? What do you think?
> Personally I'd prefer later in the year - i.e. May rather than April -
> as I've got a lot going on in the next few months. What does anyone
> else think?

May is better for me too but here finals are in early May - a very
hectic time - and
I'm going to a conference in Washington state around the May 16-21 range.

> Warm regards,
> Jonathan
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 10:56 PM, Judy Baker <bakerjudy at foothill.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Jonathan:
>> We want to co-host the Open Textbook meet-up event (focus on metatagging,
>> interoperability and repositories) as both virtual and face-to-face.  We
>> can cover some travel expenses for attendees in the U.S.
>> We can use Elluminate (teleconference/whiteboard via CCC Confer) for the
>> virtual attendees.  For info about CCC Confer, see
>> http://www.cccconfer.org/index3.aspx  Just let me know which would be best
>> for most attendees:  Elluminate or OKF IRC channel.

CCC seems to only require java, though I've never tried it and I
didn't try to log in.

>> I'll send you some possible dates/times on Monday.  Which is better for
>> everyone:  April or May?
>> --
>> Judy Baker
>> Dean of Foothill Global Access
>> Director of Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources


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