Category Archives: Recommender

TagAll, IE and Houston We Have A Problem!

I’ve been working on finalising the tag/recommender plugin and we have a serious problem. We determined that we needed a TagAll button, instead of separate buttons for each tag field. I implemented this, but unfortunately the version of the Prototype.js … Continue reading

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Meeting with Joe Doak, Real Estate and Planning

I got in touch with Joe Doak from Real Estate and Planning about the DEVELOP Project some time ago. Not only was he on the ASSET Project, looking at video feedback and feed-forward, but I have previously looked at tools … Continue reading

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Blackboard, Prototype and IE9

I’m in the middle of writing the next iteration of the tagging/recommender plugin. The courses we envisage using this B2 would be quite big with a lot of content, so the initial tagging would involve a lot of items. Unfortunately, at … Continue reading

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Lightboxes

As you know – as a regular here – I’m developing several Blackboard (BB) Building Blocks (B2) for the DEVELOP project. In one of them I have list student submitted links to websites and the potentially show a website inside … Continue reading

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Meeting (#2) with Cindy Becker, School of English

Since my last meeting with Cindy, Karsten had made some progress with the prototype of the tagging widget. So I arranged to meet Cindy again, and invited Karsten along to observe the reaction what he had developed. As in the … Continue reading

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Tag and Recommender widget considerations

Within the project proposal of the DEVELOP project two different functionalities / widgets are mentioned, which both are conceptually working with the content of courses within Blackboard (BB), making it easier to navigate and find content for students. Tagging, within … Continue reading

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Meeting with Karen Ayres, Applied Statistics

Before the Steering Group a couple of weeks ago, Karsten and I went to meet with Karen Ayres, who is an academic in the School of Applied Statistics and also a member on the Steering Group for the DEVELOP project. … Continue reading

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How to set up Eclipse

I though it would be good to describe how to set up Eclipse to get a development system for the building blocks, as it is extremely annoying not being able to set up a development environment. The steps: Eclipse JavaEE … Continue reading

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Meeting with Cindy Becker, School of English

A few weeks ago, I met with Cindy Becker in the department of English. She was one of the members of staff who asked if it might be possible to structure content in a Blackboard course in a different way. … Continue reading

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Tagging / Recommender – Alpha Version

I’ve just committed the first alpha version of the tagging / recommender widget to out google code versioning server. It implements all of the expected functionalities, in a “hostile” user interface, i.e. *not* user-friendly. It also uses a bespoke tagging … Continue reading

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