Hackfest – 9 May 2014

 BCOER Librarians Resource Hackfest

Event: Open Education Resources Hackfest – Friday May 9th, SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1530
Venue sponsorship: SFU Library
Catering sponsorship: BCcampus
Participants: Lin Brander, BCIT; Janis McKenzie, SFU: Caroline Daniels, KPU; Deb Flewelling, DC; Leva Lee BCcampus; Melanie Cassidy SLAIS, UBC; Sam Mills, SS Librarianship; Stephanie Fan, SLAIS, UBC; Erin Fields, UBC; Sarah Parker, UBC-Student; Alli Sullivan, SS Librarianship; Mary Jinglewski, DPLA RepPurpose: The BCOER librarians are gathering for a Hackfest!Outcomes: Final versions of OER tools, guides – ready for publishingAttendees: BCOER group & invited participants (estimated 14 participants)

Pre- Hackfest Preparation
Add items you would like to hack for this event to the BCOER Hackfest Ideas – 2014


8:30 am Coffee/Tea Muffins

9:00 am – 9:30 Planning & grouping into sub teams

  • Review the google document for suggested activities to hack. Vote on 3 activities and allow folks to select.
  • Provide a flip chart for issues, problems, ideas, etc. that arise during the hackfest that require a larger group discussion. Group members write issues on sticky notes and add to the flip chart. Address issues after breaks.

9:30 am – Noon Hackfest (refreshments at 10:30 am)

  • Sub-groups work on identified activities.

Noon – Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Hackfest

  • Sub-groups work on identified activities. Allow members to switch directions or groups.

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Finalizing products and sharing and celebration

Resources needed (Add ideas below)

  • flip chart, stickies, felts, pens, big paper, masking tap
  • wifi connection and our laptops
  • camera for record making/keeping

Development of any templates for the guides, tools – if you want something created that looks visually nice I’ve asked my colleague Hilda to assist with the graphics/visuals for the subject guides or infographic or anything – Leva