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Re: IUCr Teaching: IUCr 2005 in Florence - plus creating a

This seems to be an excellent suggestion. Reinhard can decide whether 
he needs some consulting with the commission members.


Le samedi, 25 jan 2003, à 23:36 Europe/Zurich, Lachlan Cranswick a 
écrit :

> Re: the message Carlo Mealli sent to all(?) the members of the
> teaching commission requesting a recommended person to add to
> the IUCr 2005, Florence program committee.
> Would Reinhard Neder be the most appropraite person to suggest
> to Carlo - or does this need discussion?
> ===============================================================
> Also, one thing that has been happening with the Computing Commission
> is the creation of a regular Newsletter
> (mimicking the Commission on Powder Diffraction by having a 6 monthly
> newsletter - though only on-line so there is zero real cost)
> First issue has been pretty much done and will most likely be
> announced on the newsgroups on Sunday night/Monday:
>   http://www.iucr.org/iucr-top/comm/ccom/newsletters/2003jan/
> ----------
> One suggestion for possibly making the Teaching Commission
> more active (other than conference symposia and workshiop), help
> generate "soft information" resources and community with those doing
> crystallographic teaching could be to create such an on-line 
> newsletter.
> This newsletter would sit on the IUCr Teaching Commission webpage
> on IUCr websites.
> Doing the above newsletter pretty much exhausted me for the near future
> to do similar things.  But I would be happy to try co-edit such a thing
> if we could get agreement that it would be a good thing to do - and
> a volunteer to be the main editor?
> The above CompComm Newsletter could serve as a template file.  A way to
> get contributions that seems to work is target specific people -
> requesting articles on specified topics.  I don't think it would be
> that difficult to generate such a set of articles for a first
> try at a Teaching Commission newsletter.  Going for variety of topics
> is a good thing to do.
> So as to share the load, the aim following this would be to rotate
> the editorship around to different members of the commission - or
> other invited editors.
> Comments on this?
> Cheers,
> Lachlan.
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