Mozilla “Jetpack for Learning” Design Challenge – turning the open web into a rich learning environment

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Help turn the open Web into a rich learning environment and explore new possibilities for using Firefox add-ons to support learning online, as part of the the Jetpack for Learning Design Challenge sponsored by the Mozilla Foundation with support from the MacArthur Foundation. Designers, educators and software developers who want to turn their innovative ideas into working prototypes will learn to use the new Jetpack technology from Mozilla Labs to create Firefox add-ons to support learning on the open Web, using standard web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The creators of the most promising add-ons will be invited to an intensive three-day Jetpack for Learning Design Camp (to be held in conjunction with SXSW Interactive in March 2010), where they’ll further refine their work and the best add-ons will be publicly recognized.

For more information see http://design-challenge.mozilla.org/jetpack-for-learning.

2 responses

  1. Kai Kajus wrote on ::

    My recently published master thesis “Digital Readymades – Creating Personal Learning and Working Environments from Available Technology” deals with Firefox and its extensions in chapter 6.4.

    Maybe it can support your project?!
    http://s.firstai.de/1k

    Greetings from Berlin,
    Kai Kajus

  2. Rahul Nimawat wrote on ::

    I think I should give jetpack a try now.. seems interesting and useful.