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1. Personal Information
This is a bit of info about myself and my individual and collective projects related to tiki.
Keywords (in case somebody searches for similar info at tw.o): university, wiki, innovation, teaching, project, collaborative writing of documents, subjects, group work, education, learning, experiment, hosting, documentation, odt, pdf, Tiki19beta , non profit, cooperative, altercoms, moviments.net , ...
University research and teaching
I've been doing research and teaching for several years at the Ecology Department of University of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain, in subjects related to Biology, Environmental Sciences and Educational Technologies.
You can find some of my contributions to the area of Educational Technologies at http://edu.tiki.org, and the full list can be found at my university resumé (Curriculum Vitae):
Group for Free Knowledge at University of Barcelona (gclUB - http://gclub.ub.es)
We do our best to promote free knowledge in our university.
We also use Tiki as our web portal http://gclub.ub.es. Moreover, some talks related to Tikiwiki Community and collaboration in general have been given using the tiki-slides features from this site:
Social movements in Barcelona: Altercoms SCCL
(formerly known as Infoespai.org )
We also hold free courses (thanks to funding from the local administration) of computer tools mostly using free software:
Catalan l10n of tiki
Translation of Tiki 1.9.11 is finished (100%) , and we are working hard to push 1.10 forward from 80% onwards, thanks to the cooperation within http::/intercanvis.net.
Drop us a line at: xavi at moviments.net to contribute (ànims que amb el teu ajut ho acabarem, que ja falta poc!).
Participation at http://edu.tiki.org
I joined edu.tw.o in 2003 to work as admin with Francis Steen. We are seeking other people to enhance Tikiwiki usage in the educational context, beyond AulaWiki Mod. More information: http://edu.tiki.org
Participation at http://wiki-translation.com
After the Wikisym 2007 meeting, a new project called Wiki-Translation was born to promote enhancements on the way communities translate content within wiki engines. I've been helping a bit on that project since then....
Participation at "Babel Wiki ‘08: Workshop on Cross-Lingual Collaboration" (Wikisym 2008)
Sébastien Paquet, Alain Désilets and Xavier de Pedro are putting together a workshop for WikiSym 2008, on the topic of Cross-Lingual Collaboration:
This will be held under the auspices of the WikiSym 2008
2. Teaching "Wiki" usage and "Collaborative Web Sites" administration
I've been engaged in the last years in teaching Wiki usage and also teaching how to administer collaborative web sites, such the ones based on Tikiwiki CMS/Groupware.
More information can be found here: OpenTikiWikiTraining
Other courses might be prepared upon request.
3. Involvement in Tiki Community
Even if I'm listed (as xavidp) in http://cvs.tiki.org, I'm not a php coder, but I contribute with translation, and eventually, some very small hacks or fixes (if I get the clue how to solve easy things). I used to code in fortran for marine ecology research, but that was all and some years ago.
I'm mostly involved in:
4. Tiki hosting at moviments.net
At moviments.net (our own hosting at Altercoms non-profit cooperative in Catalonia (Spain) we offer hosting of web sites, including Tikiwiki, of course. .
Most of the information for the public is mainly in Catalan, but if you are interested in being hosted your tikiwiki there, as many other people have done already, contact me.
5. More information
More information can be found here
Xavier de Pedro (aka xavi and xavidp)