OpenEd Treasure Box Prompt 3

by cogdog on October 15, 2012

TreasureBox interface- click image to see full size version

Prompt 3: Promote Open Education 2012! Pretend you control mainstream news and can generate a 30 second message about the conference.

Create a 30 second radio bumper (see example for ds106), a sensationalized tv show advertisement, or a graphic poster for the conference. What should the world know about Open Ed 2012? This will also help with the live audio streaming that is going on all conference long:

Attention #opened12 folks – we need audio bumpers for the conference streams – send some to @ Treasure Box
Grant Potter

This is our third daily prompt for attendees to share things that represent their Open Education 2012 experience. This will be available on a special little device we call the OpenEd Treasure Box – a local sharing environment that will be on premises next week in Vancouver. We are seeing the first wave of media arrive and they look great, but we want more, much much much more. These should take but a few minutes to capture and share.

The things you ask to share- any file you can upload from your computer- are the stuff that you do NOT put out into public social media. Why? because this is an experiment in local shared media that will have no context, yet is unique, like from a time capsule.

The goal is to explore a new way of capturing the conference experience in media.

If you missed yesterday’s prompt,  no worries- you can do these in whatever order works for you- it was

Each day’s prompt includes a creative challenge for you to capture in photo, graphic. video, audio form, heck even text is ok. How you interpret it is wide open.

How to Share:

At the conference (TOMORROW!) you will be able to upload directly to the Treasure Box through its local wireless network. We’ll provide those instructions so you know where to look for the network. But for now, we have set up a way for you to send media to our dropbox. The key thing is to give your files a descriptive (or mysterious) name before you upload them- that is the only information you can share about the contents.

Upload as many things as you like to – use the password storybox. Or you can email attachments to the dropbox via

 storybox (UNDERSCORE) tu8r (AT) sendtodropbox DOT com

Learn more about this PirateBox technology (open source) or plan to visit the Unconference sessions in C215 on Tuesday at  11-11:45am or Thursday at 1:30-2:15pm Or track down Alan Levine (@cogdog) at the conference.

Not So Small Print

Because of the nature of this anonymous technology, there is no way to provide credit for media shared, we are asking for the most free of licenses- that you release media into the public domain under CC0


To the extent possible under law, Open Education 2012 Conference has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to Open Education 2012 Treasure Box. This work is published from: Canada.

If you don’t like these ridiculous conditions, then please disconnect and have a nice day. We admit by asking you to share in anonymity, we won’t be able to give you credit… but how more open can you get?

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