How to teach the open source way - workshop SCALE9x

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This is a planning page for a workshop for SCALE 9x.

Status: Proposing workshop to SCALE organizers.

Contents

Event details

Workshop coordinators:

When

TBD

Possibilities:

  • Friday all day - 8 hour special day workshop.
    • Least attendance
    • Best focus
  • Saturday 3 hours and/or Sunday 3 hours.
    • Better attendance
    • Slightly distracted by comparison due to ongoing event
    • Shorter duration may make for better event due to focus and ability to repeat.

Notes:

  • 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.
  • Suggesting only one session each Sat/Sun so POSSE workshop can be in other session.

Where

  • TBD

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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