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Upcoming Classes

These are the classes that are scheduled currently. Make sure and check the UTC time and date for the class you wish to attend.

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Date Time (UTC) Class topic and Instructor Notes
Handwavy future + Near Future TBD Fedora packaging 101 - Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD"
Near Future TBD Emacs 101 - Sachin Patil Awaiting Confirmation
After F27 beta release TBD Fedora QA 101 - Sumantro Mukherjee/Amita Sharma QA team is busy with beta


Contents

Introduction

The Fedora Classroom is a project to teach interested users of Fedora how to better use, understand and manage their Distribution. Currently, All classes are held on IRC in the #fedora-classroom on irc.freenode.net. If you are not familiar with IRC, see the Fedora IRC HowTo .

If there is a session you would like to see, please suggest it and we'll do our best to accommodate the request.

Mailing list

For discussion and feedback or to sign up to teach a class, use the Classroom mailing list at:

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/classroom

Previous Sessions

Date Class topic and Instructor Slides/Notes Session Recording/Logs
2017-07-28 FOSS 101 - David Kaspar PDF Slides Blue Jeans session (requires Flash)
2017-08-04 Fedora Magazine 101 - Eduard Lucena None Youtube recordings (incomplete)
2017-08-07 QA 101 - Sumantro Mukherjee None Blue Jeans session (requires Flash)
2017-08-10 Command line 101 - Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD" Session Notes Meeting Logs
2017-08-18 VIM 101 - Eduard Lucena None Meeting Logs
2017-10-05 Git 101 - Ankur Sinha "FranciscoD" None Meeting Logs

Help wanted

If you would like to help out the Fedora Classroom effort, we are currently looking for assistance in several areas. Please see the Classroom Help Wanted page for various roles. Currently, these community members have volunteered:

Classroom etiquette

The purpose of the classroom is to provide instruction about a specific topic. As such, it is beneficial for classroom sessions to adhere to a certain standard. Please try to adhere to the following during sessions:

  • Keep in mind that classroom sessions may be logged
  • Adhere to teacher instructions regarding questions and input
  • Avoid unnecessary actions, nick changes and away messages
  • Avoid off-topic conversation

The point is to help maintain a classroom environment that promotes learning while avoiding extraneous content.

Teaching a class

If you would like to teach a class on any Fedora related topic, please mail an introduction of yourself and outline of your proposed class to the classroom mailing list. Some things to keep in mind:

  • We recommend sessions be approximately 90 minutes This allows for an hour long session and enough time for questions and answers.
  • Make sure you know your subject and know where to point students who wish more detailed information.
  • Note at the beginning of your class if you would like students to ask questions as you go, or would prefer them to wait until the end.
  • Remember that typing is slower than talking in front of a class or speaking on a phone call, so keep in mind you will not cover as much on IRC.

(Note: Check out The World Clock Meeting Planner for time zone syncing.)

Suggest a class

If there is something you'd like to see during Fedora-Classroom sessions, let us know below, or mail your suggestions to the mailing list. If you are working actually on a draft to give a class, share with us and reach potential contributors to help you!


Development tools and process


Desktop user basics


Graphic Art:


System Administration and Security:


Coding


Miscellaneous

(or, i don't know where to put this. Please clarify some obscure acronyms --Tezcatl 18:32, 20 January 2011 (UTC))

Classroom archives

This is a list of the previous Fedora Classroom sessions. Each session includes links to minutes and full logs.


Classroom sessions for the years: