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Joseph M. Cychosz

Rethink resource nomenclature

This wish/discussion is extracted from the learning module discussion.

Here is GBA’s original post: This wish is part of the larger issue that we have 11 named types of resources, including the catch-all “Publications”, and even we don’t know what they are.

We need to re-think the typing of resources and rename them so that the general population has a better understanding of what they are. For example, among current resource type names: tool — insider slang; an opaque or misleading term to most people (noted by Prof. Mihaela Vorvoreanu) online presentations — courses, series, and workshops often are comprised of online presentations notes — vague

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