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Educational Plone-Sprint

Developing a VLE on Zope is not a new idea -the Flex3 VLE has been around for a while-, but one that takes advantage of the Zope based Plone content management system is new. Also new is the focus on the entire Zope/Plone development community and the intention to extend standard Plone via plug-ins, rather than making an separate educational version of Plone.

Functionality that the sprint will address include:


  • Keyword-Management for Plone (change, delete, merge keywords and update objects) (mjablonski)

  • Flexible Metadata-System (needed for LOM, etc.) (mjablonski)

  • Usability-Improvements (mjablonski)

  • Implementation of IMS-Specifications (like ContentPackage, LOM, Learning Design, LIP, ...) native or plugable (eduzope/jensens)

  • Publication listings for research papers, PhD? theses, articles, etc. (like CMFBibliography but extending it with features like DSpace)

  • Relations Support in Plone -- RDF, Zope Topic Maps, Archetypes

  • ...

Date: from 23 September, 2003 to 27 September, 2003
Venue: Heinz-Nixdorf-Forum, Paderborn, Germany
Event website: http://plone.org/events/sprints/paderborn/FrontPage/view
Contact email: limi@plone.org

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