Moodle Hack/Doc Fest: January 2010

Moodle Hack/Doc Fest V will be held January 5-7, 2010 at Lafayette College in Easton, Pa. The event will feature programmers and instructional technologists coming together to improve Moodle. We expect to continue work on CLAMP’s Moodle: Liberal Arts Edition project, fix outstanding Moodle bugs, and craft new training materials. We also hope to test drive Moodle 2.0, which is scheduled for a beta release at the end of 2009.

Attending Hack Doc Fest: Moodle Hack/Doc Fest is a free event. However with this Hack/Doc, CLAMP returns to its “pay your own way” funding model. Attendees will need to pay for their own transportation, lodging, and dinner.

Virtual Attendance: In addition to the conventional Hack/Doc Fest, we’re planning on coordinating a virtual component to Hack/Doc Fest that will allow people to participate from their own campuses. We will be using Google Wave (along with Redmine and Elluminate) to coordinate this participation. You can request a Google Wave invitation as part of your registration.

Logistics

  • Contact: Ken Newquist is the Lafayette coordinator for Hack/Doc Fest; you can reach him at 610-330-5759.
  • When: January 5 -7, 2010 (8:30 a.m. Tuesday – 2 p.m. Thursday)
  • Where: Skillman Library, Rooms 003 and 004, Lafayette College, Easton, PA 18042
  • Travel: Closest airport = Lehigh Valley International (ABE)

Hack/Doc Fest Links

Lodging

  • Lafayette Inn – $109 a night, within easy walking distance of campus. We will reserve your room at the inn as part of your Hack/Doc Registration

Food

  • Lafayette College will provide a light breakfast and lunch each day of Hack/Doc Fest.
  • We will have a group dinner on Tuesday night, and break into small groups for dinner on Wednesday night.

Reimbursement

  • There is no reimbursement for this Hack/Doc Fest through CLAMP.

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