Expression Widgets code source released with OSI-approved licenses: * Version: MPL 1.1/GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1 *. For the reference source see the GitHub project. This project was awarded a prize ( category Best Web Hack ) from Mozilla and McArthur Foundation, at SxSw . The name Expression Widgets is trademark of Marcio dos Santos Galli informatica.
This information is being kept here for reference on browser extensions for education.
Our goal is to test this system in a real educational environment and measure how the system can help an open education scenario. The proposed use case is a collaboration system that helps participants to annotate for an ongoing live event - a lecture. If you have suggestions or if you are willing to use in different scenarios please keep in contact - mgalli at mgalli dot com.
You can test the current version of the application using following link. Make sure you have JetPack support installed in your Firefox web brower. Once you have JetPack installed, use the following link to access the installation web page.
In order to run the ExpressionWidgets JetPack application, you will need to do some setup. When you have JetPack infra-structure, and also the ExpressionWidgets installed, you will then need to setup a repository URL and also your screenname. At this stage the ExpressionWidgets is compatible with the Mozilla wiki site. The following resources are available to give an overview on how the system works or how to setup a working case:
Marcio Galli ( alumni at ICMC/USP ) and Thiago Campos ( student at ICMC/USP ). Thanks to Felipe Gomes ( alumni at ICMC/USP ) for original design and brainstorming prior to this challenge submission. ICMC/USP is the computer science department at Sao Carlos, part of University of Sao Paulo. This project is not affiliated to ICMC however the faculty department served as great inspiration for us to come up with new ideas to help the develoment of open-based educational systems.