How to teach the open source way - workshop SCALE9x

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This is a planning page for a workshop for [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale9x/ SCALE 9x].
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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 [http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale9x/ SCALE 9x].
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''Status:  Proposing workshop to SCALE organizers.''
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''Status:  Working on scheduling and location details.''
== Event details ==
== Event details ==
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=== When ===
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=== Teaching the open source way workshop details ===
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'''TBD'''
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Three or more hours.
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''Possibilities:''
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* Friday all day - 8 hour special day workshop.
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** Least attendance
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! Time
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** Best focus
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* Saturday 3 hours and/or Sunday 3 hours.
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** Better attendance
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| 0:00  -  0:30
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** Slightly distracted by comparison due to ongoing event
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| Introduction to the handbook "The Open Source Way", how and why it is beyond ''just software''.
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** Shorter duration may make for better event due to focus and ability to repeat.
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| 0:30  -  1:00
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| Open discussion of challenges around getting others to see how the open source way can be adapted to their problem domain.
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| 1:00  -  3:00+
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| Exercises (TBD)
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''Notes:''
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=== The Open Source Way info session details ===
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* 3 hour blocks on Sat/Sun are based on a recollection of there being workshops of that length on th onose days in past years.
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* Suggesting only one session each Sat/Sun so POSSE workshop can be in other session.
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One hour session.
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! Time
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! Activity
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| 0:00  -  0:20
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| Introduction to The Open Source Way, how and why it is beyond ''just software''.
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| 0:20  -  0:55
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| How to teach others about the handbook and methodology, Q&A, freeform discussion
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=== Friday ===
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* ''4 pm'' :: '''The Open Source Way info session''' presented to general audience at Fedora Activity Day (FAD).
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** ''Location'' :: Fedora Activity Day (FAD) room.
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=== Saturday ===
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* ''TBD'' :: '''The Open Source Way info session''' presented to general audience.
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** ''Location'' :: Open Source Software in Education (OSSIE)
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* ''2 pm to 5 pm'' :: '''Teaching the open source way workshop''' Participation portion includes exercises.
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** ''Location'' :: ''TBD''
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=== Sunday ===
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* ''1 pm to 2 pm'' :: '''POSSE Info Session''' presented to anyone.
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** ''Location'' :: Open Source Software in Education (OSSIE) room.
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* ''2 pm to 5 pm'' :: '''POSSE Workshop''' Participation portion includes hands-on with an OLPC XO-1, or running Sugar on your own laptop, and testing Sugar activities.
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** ''Location'' :: Open Source Software in Education (OSSIE) room.
=== Where ===
=== Where ===
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* TBD
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* Friday in Fedora Activity Day (FAD) room.
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* Saturday in OSSIE room and another room TBD.
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* Sunday in the OSSIE workshop room.
== Curriculum ==
== Curriculum ==
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Revision as of 00:34, 21 January 2011

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.

Contents

Event details

Workshop coordinators:

Teaching the open source way workshop details

Three or more hours.

Time Activity
0:00 - 0:30 Introduction to the handbook "The Open Source Way", how and why it is beyond just software.
0:30 - 1:00 Open discussion of challenges around getting others to see how the open source way can be adapted to their problem domain.
1:00 - 3:00+ 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

Friday

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

Saturday

  • TBD :: The Open Source Way info session presented to general audience.
    • Location :: Open Source Software in Education (OSSIE)
  • 2 pm to 5 pm :: Teaching the open source way workshop Participation portion includes exercises.
    • Location :: TBD

Sunday

  • 1 pm to 2 pm :: POSSE Info Session presented to anyone.
    • Location :: Open Source Software in Education (OSSIE) room.
  • 2 pm to 5 pm :: POSSE Workshop Participation portion includes hands-on with an OLPC XO-1, or running Sugar on your own laptop, and testing Sugar activities.
    • Location :: Open Source Software in Education (OSSIE) room.

Where

  • Friday in Fedora Activity Day (FAD) room.
  • Saturday in OSSIE room and another room TBD.
  • 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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