Notes from the September 19 2008 meeting

In attendance: Scott, Khalid, Kathy, Bruce. By phone: Faisal

Calendar established at Google calendars
Instructions for registering at xafs.org
  • Next meeting Friday October 17


  • Kathy's notes from the meeting

    XAFS Educational Initiatives – Meeting 9/19/2008

    Scott Calvin, Bruce Ravel, Syed Khalid, Faisal Alamgir (on phone), Kathy Nasta

    Course modules

    Pre-visit orientation (under 1 hour duration)
    • Example segment on sample prep October 20, 2008

    • Script (Faisal)October 1
    • (window material, powders, tape)
    • Media (all but Bruce will be away)October 15
    • (need to choose some good actors/actresses for video…
    • need to contact people in mind Theanne? Cherno?)
    • Storyboards (initial ideas of basics) September 19, 2008 (done)

    • Scripts (what text is going where, graphics, etc.) November 20, 2008

    • – probably parallel with media
    • Media (video and voiceovers) December 1, 2008

    • Initial version complete (web development) December 15, 2008

    • “Testing Phase” (students?) January 15, 2009

    • Going live February 1, 2009

    Course support modules (unknown – maybe 5 hours total?)'''June 15, 2009'''
    • Same milestones as above (can’t really put dates on individual pieces now)
    Training the trainers (3 days)'''August 15, 2009'''
    • Outline the course
    • Develop course materials
    • Schedule training course?
    • Select trainers
    • Train trainers
    • 3-day plan for the course:
      • Day 1 lectures, sample prep
      • Day 2 lectures, data collection
      • Day 3 lectures, data analysis
    • August 15, 2009, is targeted end point on this. Have the trainers ready to start teaching the courses with the new Fall year.

    Other notes

    Bruce's notes from the meeting

    Overview

    Pre visit orientation milestones

    Course support modules milestones

    Training the trainers

    (syllabus, training materials, identifying people to teach the course)

    Sample prep script

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