[HOT] Training or Coaching Task / Project within TM?

Blake Girardot bgirardot at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 14:08:07 UTC 2014

> As a test to see how successful it would be, I'm interested in having a
> project / Task which is marked up as suitable for new mappers. The
> squares should be much smaller in size, such that we anticipate the new
> mapper can complete a square within 15 to 20 minutes. In the perfect
> world that square would then be looked at fairly soon by a validator who
> makes suggestions if they are needed. After completing a few of these
> squares the new mapper should have the confidence to move onto any of
> the other general tasks. As an aside, this need not be a 'new task' - it
> could just as easily be a 'high' which has dropped down the list, but it
> would need adapting with additional instructions, and exisitng squares
> awaiting validation being validated & the outstanding squares being
> split far smaller than normal. It would need to be advertised so that
> new mappers find it - highlighted link from the home page of the Tasking
> Manager?

What a great idea. I could not agree more with this suggestion. I would 
be happy to help with task creation, validation and feedback.

It seems like a very easy thing to do technically as well since 
everything that is needed for it is already in place right now.


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