[Xerte] Re: Prototype for new Media Lesson template - feedback and ideas needed!

Cecilia Hernández chernandez at iecs.org.ar
Fri Aug 29 17:44:15 BST 2014

My name is Cecilia. Last wednesday I installed the program Xerte in my pc.
But I have a problem when I want to connect me to
http://net-learning.com.ar/xerte/ because I don´t have the username and
Could you please tell me how can I get them?
Thanks for your help!

Cecilia Hernández
IECS: Instituto de Efectividad Clínica y Sanitaria
Dr. Emilio Ravignani 2024 (C1414CPV) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel/Fax: (+54-11) 4777-8767 int. 38
chernandez at iecs.org.ar <carizaga at iecs.org.ar>

2014-08-29 9:53 GMT-03:00 Fay Cross <Fay.Cross at nottingham.ac.uk>:

> I've been working on a new template that Julian has previously mentioned
> here. The idea behind it was to allow the creation of projects where
> content appears synched with a piece of media and for it to be far more
> customisable (different types of content to appear/layout of the page) than
> the current synched video and audio slideshow pages.
> There are two examples below for you to try:
> http://ltdev.nottingham.ac.uk/FC/index.html - synched to a variety of
> content types (text, jmol, slideshow, flickr etc.)
> http://ltdev.nottingham.ac.uk/FC/index_map.html - synched to d3 map data
> (not working on iPad yet)
> It's kind of a mishmash of a few ideas for it so obviously isn't finished.
> Some of the things I know I still need to do:
> *         XWD side of things hasn't been looked at yet so all the
> content's fixed. I would have thought you would add a number of content
> panels to the page and then select the type of content to appear on the
> panel and set it's synch point. There would be the option to pause at synch
> points so students can explore the content in the panels before continuing.
> *         Design - It's currently based on the appearance of the normal
> template but is this the way to go? I need to look at the flow of it on
> different window sizes/devices
> *         I quite like having the option to have some fixed text
> (introduction) for the page but I'm not sure it's done in the best way in
> the examples above.
> *         Synch to videos from YouTube etc. as well as those you upload to
> the project yourself.
> *         Synch to audio file instead of video too.
> Any feedback?
> What options for content to add to the panels would you like to see?
> So far I was thinking of text/highlighted transcript/subtitles, slideshow,
> jmol, xot project, mcq/buttons, graphs/chart/maps. There are a few
> Popcorn.js plugins already for things like Wikipedia, Flickr, RSS feeds
> etc. and I've made a few new ones which are in the examples above.
> We thought it would, at least initially, be a standalone template - not a
> page in the main xot template. Thoughts on this? I'll add a way to strip
> the header/borders off it so it could be cleanly embedded in a regular xot
> project.
> Thanks
> Fay
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