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Provides a clearinghouse of information on and productive models of collaboration in the humanities and on best practices for institutional change; bibliography and links to related sites provide a starting point for those interested in collaborative research and writing. Visitors are invited to join and contribute related links.
Open Physics Education Listserv
Free Physics Materials"
Bazaar Approach to Physics Education,"
The authors propose a curriculum development and reform model based on the "bazaar approach" to computer software development described by Raymond (2001). In the case of physics education, individual teachers or departments would be the counterparts of the community of code warriors (hackers) who have contributed so effectively to the development of
open-source software such as Linux.
"The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary"
& Associates (1999); continually updated and on line
Disseminating Innovative Curricula: A Modified Role for Dissemination Sites
AAPT Announcer 30(4), 120; online as
DocShare is a consortium of staff members at higher education institutions dedicated to producing computer-related documentation and newsletters. DocShare aims to facilitate the exchange of members' internally produced computing documentation and newsletter articles for adaptation or reprinting by participating academic institutions and to encourage collaboration between member institutions in the development of additional documentation
purpose of this site is to support program workshops offered in Illinois,
Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Kansas and to provide access for all faculty to
resources created for those workshops. Users can submit workshop announcements
via this Website.
Provides a host of services for open source projects, including project hosting, version control, bug and issue tracking, project management, backups and archives, and communication and collaboration resources. CollabNet has a fee-for-services business model, and hosts a small number of open source or proprietary projects developed by major technology companies
a host of services for open source projects, including project hosting,
version control, bug and issue tracking, project management, backups and
archives, and communication and collaboration resources.
SourceForge provides these services without charge and hosts over
The SourceForge engine itself is open source.
Several of the above links are included as a result of the discussions at the July, 2001 "Open Course" workshop hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and led by Robert Stephenson of Wayne State University.