Without a doubt the zenith of the recent CETIS08 conference has to be the evolution of a new concept in educational technology - eduprog.
(copyright: it’s Phil’s fault)
Eduprog crystalised from the domains of metadata, repositories, educational technology and unusual puddings and is set to challenge edupunk as the real underground movement of the moment. Seizing the zeitgeist by the scruff of the neck the term was coined by Peter Obee and formalised by andypowe11
suggest we need to get in the habit of writing eduProg as #eduprog if we seriously want the concept to challenge #edupunk
This genre defining movement perfectly reflects a domain that generates questionable “concept” specifcations of baroque complexity (cf. FRBR, IEEE LOM) and application profiles and reports the equivalent of extend guitar solos (cf. DC Description Set profile & UKLOM Core, from the eduprog back catalogue). Phil Barker has recently confirmed that the forthcoming LMAP report will be published with a gatefold sleeve.
(copyright: David’s fault this time)
Eduprog has spread over the twittosphere like a gold lurex cape and has already generated considerable sage discussion and chin stroking.
Some have been inspired, others critical
#eduprog much better reflects the true state of education technology- long-winded, self-indulgent, boring standards-making
“long winded and self-indulgent” or virtuoso boundary pushing redefining forms and developing new techniques?
Recalling last night’s discussion of the potential for a prog concept album based on FRBR, double album, one side per Group 1 entity
the AV equivalent of restringing a 12 string electric lute going on here…
Last word has to go to one who was there at the dawn of eduprog:
I’ll get me cloak….