Sakai UCamp Planning Meeting and Topic selection

Daphne Ogle daphne at
Thu Nov 1 00:43:29 UTC 2007

Actually the suggested meeting time runs into our Berkeley design  
team meeting.  Can we push it up by 30 minutes?


On Oct 31, 2007, at 2:01 PM, Barbara Glover wrote:

> Hi all,
> We're trying to get a better feel for what topics listed below we  
> want to include as potential Designer + Developer collaboration  
> (ie. design and then, code sprint).  We have a new Fluid component  
> the Reorderer, which has a lot of potential uses within Sakai.   
> Below is a suggested list.
> Here are the lists of topic ideas.
> Reorderer:
> The reorderer component allows user to organize page elements via  
> drag and drop with a mouse and ctrl + arrow keys on the keyboard.  
> It has been implemented in the context of the Image Gallery as the  
> Lightbox component. We can think of the reorder as a level up in  
> abstraction from the lightbox.
> This functionality could be useful, usable and efficient in many  
> places across the Sakai application. These following are some ideas  
> for integration points:
> * Tool Order functionality (currently in Site Info) - we could even  
> look at allowing users to reorganize the actual navigation itself  
> so they are getting immediate and direct feedback about what they  
> are doing.
> * Tab Reodering - allow users to reorder their tabs directly. This  
> could be used with the current tab customization functionality and/ 
> or used to directly organize sites and tabs.
> * Resources - file organization within folders and between folders.
> * Image reodering between collections - lightbox allows for  
> rerodering within a collection now. Next phase of Image Gallery  
> will allow images to be moved in and out of collections also. UC  
> Berkeley will likely implement this unless it's done as part of  
> this activity.
> * Page orderer - where pages includes multiple tools (home for  
> instance), allow users to dynamically and directly order the tools  
> on the page.
> * Wiki - Thoughts about where the reorder could be used here?
> * Syllabus Tool - Allow users to reorder sections / components of  
> their syllabus.
> Also need to have a planning meeting.  Tentatively planned for:
> Next Meeting: Tentative - Wednesday, November 7th, 1pm PST/ 4pm EST  
> on breeze.
> Let me know if this time works and/or suggest another time.
> cheers
> Barbara Glover
> Fluid - Sr. Interaction Designer
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Daphne Ogle
Senior Interaction Designer
University of California, Berkeley
Educational Technology Services
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