Workshop seemed to go well at UCL end in terms of introducing future tutors to the tools and possibilities of the technology.
DH - Tutors ought to give feed back on the workshop when they have started teaching.
MAS - Follow up workshop should be arranged if need be.
MAS - tutors requested "mock tutorial" session before the first real teaching session. These need to be pencilled into the timetable.
ACTION 98/23/01-1 (MAS) Timetable "mock tutorials"
LC - Workshop for French for lawyers students and tutors to take place - date will be confirmed on Monday
JD - preferred start on Polish course beginning of Feb. Wednesday for 2 hour sessions, start first Wed in Feb. Jim is liasing with Sarah.
PH - talk to Marie Danielle to arrange start dates for Spanish for lawyers and Mandarin
MAS - Late Feb latest start for Mandarin (if weekly sessions)
MAS/LC/KH - will look into how to deal with foreign letters on the keyboard. Using PCs only may be a solution
ACTION 98/23/01-2 (MAS/LC/KH) Find solution to problem with foreign letters on keyboards.
DP - Aber has sent a proposal to Exeter, waiting for JB to respond.
UCL to the first seminar which will be an introduction to the project and multicasting.
Aber to give the next two seminars, one of which will be on how to set up routers and tunnels etc. (similar to Panos Gevros's talk at the technical seminar).
UCL will finish by giving a seminar on congestion control (Lorenzo Vicisano).
Seminars to be every two weeks. Dates to be confirmed when DP gets time
table next week
MAS to propose dates, to be confirmed at meeting next week.
ACTION 98/23/01-3 (MAS/DP) Timetable seminars
DP - Installation doc for PCs on audio cards - new drivers available
from 18 Dec, which
may solve previously experienced problems
CSP - Sound Blaster Sound cards don't support full duplex properly as they only have 8 bit one way, and 16 bit the other, so the quality will never be very good.
ACTION 23/01/98-4 (KH) Make information about which soundcards etc.
to use available from
HH on holiday, so still pending. MAS to follow up on that.
ACTION 2 09/12/97 - MAS to ensure subcontracts are issued by
UCL as soon
ACTION 3 09/12/97 - SL to advise on connectivity of end-users at Essex. PENDING.
SL - students on Polish course to attend from "SL's" cluster.
SL - raised concern that course should not depend on lip synch. JD confirmed they are
aware of that.
ACTION 5 09/12/97 - MAS to provide forms for documenting local
setup/equipment and end-user assessment. MAS/LC will put up form later today.
ACTION 98/01/09-4 (MAS, DP) - to draft schedule for technical seminars. To be done by next week.
Seminars will take place every other Thursday 2-3pm. Exact dates to be confirmed when DP gets teaching time table.
ACTION 98/01/16-2 (DP) to propose Aber topics.
ACTION 98/01/16-3 (MAS) to chase HH re wording for increasing Mbone "rate limits".
ACTION 98/01/16-1 (MAS/GS) to arrange date for face-to-face meeting between Michael and his students. Will be decided on Mon when students know when they will be available.
Date proposed: 17 February 1998
ACTION 98/01/23-5 (All) Other sites to set up pipvic webpages.
MAS - documents covering how to do network measurements will be circulated;
SL to comment
and add to proposal.
Meeting again next week - update on teaching activities, and network