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Kaizendo: Individually customizable textbooks

Kaizendo: Individually customizable textbooks

By Salve J. Nilsen (‎sjn‎) from Oslo.pm
Date: Thursday, 5 August 2010 14:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Beginner
Language: English
Tags: application catalyst git jquery json kaizendo textbook


Imagine a schoolbook where the pupil and her teacher can choose the topic depth, clarity of text and homework difficulty as needed and necessary. Add alternatives for teachers (different didactic methods, teaching styles), schools (different chapter content based on time constraints or policy) and parents (a topic summary to read before helping with homework.)

This talk introduces the Kaizendo project, where the goal is to make these kinds of books possible to write.

The speaker will be presenting a quick overview of the project followed by a look at application in such a way that anyone who wants the project to succeed can jump in and help.


Attended by: Steffen Schwigon (‎renormalist‎), Dave Cross (‎davorg‎), Nelson Ferraz, Karl Moens (‎CountZero‎), Salve J. Nilsen (‎sjn‎), Alan Haggai Alavi (‎alanhaggai‎), Dai Okabayashi (‎bayashi‎), Karl Rune Nilsen (‎krunen‎), Tom Hukins, Sawyer X, Vincent Pit (‎vincent‎), Nigel Metheringham (‎nigelm‎), Michael Jemmeson (‎michael‎), Adrian Arnautu, Rafiq Gemmail (‎Raf‎), Moritz Lenz (‎moritz‎), Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker (‎ilmari‎), Jörg Plate (‎Patterner‎), Martin Berends (‎mberends‎), Adeola Awoyemi (‎dialog‎), Léon Brocard (‎acme‎), menozero, Patrick Michaud (‎Pm‎), Francoise Dehinbo (‎franky‎), Chisel Wright, Anders Nielsen (‎anielsen‎), Herbert Breunung (‎lichtkind‎),

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