[OSM-talk] Education and Community Manager @ OSM World
digi_c at arcor.de
Sun Dec 11 09:05:16 GMT 2011
Hi, not sure that I get the point, but if you want to talk to people,
that have experience in pushing OSM to educational institutions, check
But as Frederik says, we arent that wellformed (or static) organized,
but this might be helpfull:
Hope that helped just a bit, bye
Am 11.12.2011 07:52, schrieb Frans Thamura:
> Hi kate,
> I can see value of your work to 'revoluse' education problem here, i
> believe most emerging country.
> Lets me show, after my work create result.
> On Dec 11, 2011 1:48 PM, "Kate Chapman" <kate at maploser.com
> <mailto:kate at maploser.com>> wrote:
> Since I came up in the discussion I figured I should explain myself:)
> On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 11:46 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org
> <mailto:frederik at remote.org>> wrote:
> > Frans,
> > On 12/10/2011 10:29 PM, Frans Thamura wrote:
> > OSGeo is an organisation that works differently from OSM; it is
> more driven
> > from the head, from people who decide that they want to have a
> XYZ chapter
> > or install an XYZ manager, completely independent of whether or
> not there is
> > a community. This is usually not how OSM works.
> >> I chated this with Kate, about her LearnOSM, which Kate put
> under HOT
> >> umbrella. Education = HOT?
> > Even though HOT is yet another organisation with different
> concepts and
> > rules, what you describe here is just an example of do-ocracy. In
> OSM, if
> > someone makes something for learning OSM then that's ok, everyone
> can do it
> > and you don't have to found an educational chapter first and appoint
> > yourself to a post on that.
> LearnOSM really is just a website we made. While we were training
> people it become apartment we needed simple step-by-step instructions.
> Jeff Haack just stayed up late one night and started working on it.
> It has been awesome how other countries have gone and started
> translating it.
> >> I also discusses with Emir (Kate's team here), about OSM-id
> >> program, and "in plan" is the answer.
> > OSM doesn't "plan" its community. The community just grows by
> itself. OSMF
> > does occasionally make plans for various kinds of outreach but
> you should
> > not expect miracles from anyone. OSM is a do-it-yourself project. The
> > community in your country comes from you, and people like you,
> > something - not from people in Europe or America making big plans.
> Actually "in plan" was the website we were working on. We don't have
> a "big" plan for the community. Our goal is to get people mapping. If
> someone figures out a better way to doing that cool. We hoped the
> website would help people get together. Yes Emir is part of my team
> since he is doing an internship with HOT, but he is free-willed and
> can do whatever he wants. Meaning he's had meetings with other groups
> interested in OSM in his spare-time.
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