How to teach the open source way - workshop SCALE9x

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This is a workshop to teach others how to teach the open source way in any circumstance. The event is being held for a general audience at SCALE 9x.

Status: Working on scheduling and location details.

Workshop coordinators:

Contents

"Teaching the open source way" workshop details

Three or more hours.

Time Activity
0:00 - 0:15 Introduction to the handbook "The Open Source Way", how and why it is beyond just software.
0:15 - 0:45 Open discussion of challenges around getting others to see how the open source way can be adapted to their problem domain.
0:45 - 2:00 Exercises (TBD)

"The Open Source Way" info session details

One hour session.

Time Activity
0:00 - 0:20 Introduction to The Open Source Way, how and why it is beyond just software.
0:20 - 0:55 How to teach others about the handbook and methodology, Q&A, freeform discussion

Schedule

Friday

  • 4 pm to 4:30 pm :: The Open Source Way info session presented to general audience at Fedora Activity Day (FAD).
    • Location :: Fedora Activity Day (FAD) room.

Saturday

  • 9 am to 11 am :: How to teach the open source way workshop, part one Introduction to The Open Source Way, how-to is hands-on participation including exercises.
    • Location :: TBD
  • 1 pm to 5 pm :: How to teach the open source way workshop, part two How-to is hands-on participation including exercises.
    • Location :: TBD

Sunday

  • 4 pm to 5 pm :: The Open Source Way info session presented to general audience (encore opportunity if called for.)
    • Location :: Open Source Software in Education (OSSIE) room.

Where

  • Friday in Fedora Activity Day (FAD) room.
  • Saturday in a TBD room.
  • Sunday in the OSSIE workshop room.

Curriculum

Goals of the workshop are:

  • Engage with an audience as students and teachers - learn from each other by contributing, e.g. to TOSW or TOS textbook.
  • Audience learning objectives:
    • Is comfortable with giving increasing complexities of explanations of the open source way that build on each other and: 15-second, 30-second, 1-minute, 2-minute, 3-minute, 5-minute, 10-minute, 20-minute, 30-minute.
    • Is able to use knowledge of the open source way and associated handbook to affect a project or program in a software domain to move in a more open, collaborative, radically transparent direction.
    • Is able to use knowledge of the open source way and associated handbook to affect a project or program in a non-software domain to move in a more open, collaborative, radically transparent direction.
    • Can teach others at least a portion of what they learned in the workshop, thereby spreading the knowledge the open source way.
  • Audience contributing objectives:
    • Add three examples to The Open Source Way that are not from the FLOSS world.
    • Work with one or more other audience memnbers to help complete two or more implementation sections.
    • Advance or begin a chapter on implementation, "Foo the open source way".
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