SXSW: No Web Professional Left Behind: Educating the Next Generation

a link to The Interact Home Page

Leon Adkison (from WOW), Chris Mills, Stephanie Troeth, Aarron Walter. On Twitter: @waspinteract

Here’s a summary of the announcement of the WaSP Interact Curriculum in tweet sized bits. I posted these tweets during the panel as @vdebolt. In case you miss the point, the URL where the curriculum lives is http://interact.webstandards.org/,

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact Curriculum: Web Standards based new curriculum http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: best practices in teaching Web Design and Development http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxswed Opera Web Standards Curriculum part of the solution

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: connecting the needs of industry with education best practices http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: Grand Opening! http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: Just Released! http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: connecting education and industry
http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: best practices and skills for professional web designers http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: open, living curriculum http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: Six Learning Tracks http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: tracks are foundations, front-end dev, design, user science, SS dev, professional practice

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: courses include Internet Fundamentals, Web Design 1 & 2, Accessibility, DOM Scripting 1

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: courses include Findability, Digital Design Production, Information Arch 1

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: courses include Internship, Professional Practice, Independent Study

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: more courses in development http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact:  Core Competencies in every course http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: exam questions in every course http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: grading matrices for every assignment http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: ready-to-use rubrics and assignments
http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: use the parts you want, adapt, integrate http://interact.webstandards.org/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: contribute learning modules  http://interact.webstandards.org/contribute/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: contribute assignments http://interact.webstandards.org/contribute/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: contribute a course http://interact.webstandards.org/contribute/

#sxsw #sxswed WaSP Interact: integration guide http://interact.webstandards.org/integration_guide/

As you can see from my Tweets, we really want to get the word out with a link to the new curriculum. Any help in that is appreciated. Please express yourself on how it works if you use it and contribute teaching modules if you can.

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