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We hope to become a community resource by hosting various classes including but not limited to electronics, programming, crafts, photography, cooking and all other skills that members or others are willing to share. We want to create an environment that promotes learning in a fun non-traditional format.
  
== How to create and teach a class ==
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This page lists all of our past, present, and future class offerings.
  
# Come up with an idea
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See the [http://www.eventbrite.com/org/245909400?s=1360008 current offerings and sign up] at our Eventbrite page!
# Bring it up at a meeting
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# Talk to Russ to get it scheduled through EventBrite
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# Determine materials
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# Set a cost
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# Make the announcement
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# Develop course material (class kit? standard powerpoint slides, etc.)
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# Give your class
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## Plug i3 for non-members (come up with a standard slide / elevator speech)
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## Presentation tips?
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## Give your contact information
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# Distribute materials
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## Handouts
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## Put slides online
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# Follow up with classtakers
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## Email answer questions, give literature to folks who are interested in i3)
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__TOC__
 
== Class history ==
 
== Class history ==
  
{|
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<!-- add new classes to the bottom of this table -->
! Name
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! Teacher
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"
! Description
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!width="12%"| Name                 <!-- class name -->
! Cost
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!width="10%"| Teacher             <!-- instructor / organizer name, link to wiki userpage -->
! Date
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!width="28%"| Description         <!-- 1-2 sentence description of the class -->
! More info
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!width="20%"| Cost / Prerequisites <!-- cost ($$), prerequisite classes, required materials -->
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!width="20%"| Date                 <!-- YYYY-MM-DD HH:MMam/pm -->
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!width="10%"| More info           <!-- link to announcement, link to class signup, etc. -->
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Introduction to Web Advertising (Part 1)
 
| Introduction to Web Advertising (Part 1)
 
| Nick Britsky
 
| Nick Britsky
| '''desc goes here'''
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| The goal of this course will be to empower you to select the right sites and services to drive traffic to your website. Part 1 covers: Explain terms, the process and basics of marketing, cover the free options available to you.
 
| ''free''
 
| ''free''
| 2009-10-06 7:00pm
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No prerequisites
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| 2009-10-06
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7:00pm-9:00pm
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Introduction to Web Advertising (Part 2)
 
| Introduction to Web Advertising (Part 2)
 
| Nick Britsky
 
| Nick Britsky
| '''desc goes here'''
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| Will continue with explaining the free options then focus on the low cost of entry paid options.  The course will focus on standard website advertising and will not focus on mobile or out-of-home experiences.
 
| ''free''
 
| ''free''
| '''date goes here'''
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No prerequisites
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| 2009-10-12
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7:00pm-9:00pm
 
|  
 
|  
 
|-
 
|-
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| Radio theory, information, bandwidth, modulation. The amateur service, FCC rules, licensing.
 
| Radio theory, information, bandwidth, modulation. The amateur service, FCC rules, licensing.
 
| ''free''
 
| ''free''
| '''date goes here'''
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No prerequisites
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| 2009-10-07
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7:00pm-9:00pm
 
| [http://groups.google.com/group/i3Detroit/browse_thread/thread/cd0de36934e3eb98/d955a6ca3b3e4872?hl=en&lnk=gst&q=radio#d955a6ca3b3e4872 Announcement]
 
| [http://groups.google.com/group/i3Detroit/browse_thread/thread/cd0de36934e3eb98/d955a6ca3b3e4872?hl=en&lnk=gst&q=radio#d955a6ca3b3e4872 Announcement]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Radio Basics (Part 2)
 
| Radio Basics (Part 2)
 
| Nate B.
 
| Nate B.
| Part 15, CB, ham, broadcasting. You can pass the ham exam! (pre-test)
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| Part 15, CB, ham, broadcasting. Practice test and Q&A afterward.
 
| ''free''
 
| ''free''
| '''date goes here'''
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Prereq: Radio Basics (Part 1). Please bring a laptop.
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| 2009-10-14
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7:00pm-11:00pm
 
| [http://groups.google.com/group/i3Detroit/browse_thread/thread/cd0de36934e3eb98/d955a6ca3b3e4872?hl=en&lnk=gst&q=radio#d955a6ca3b3e4872 Announcement]
 
| [http://groups.google.com/group/i3Detroit/browse_thread/thread/cd0de36934e3eb98/d955a6ca3b3e4872?hl=en&lnk=gst&q=radio#d955a6ca3b3e4872 Announcement]
 
|}
 
|}
  
== Class ideas ==
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== Class / event ideas ==
  
 
Propose your idea / event here:
 
Propose your idea / event here:
  
{|
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0"
! Name
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!width="12%"| Name
! Teacher / Organizer
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!width="10%"| Teacher / Organizer
! Description
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!width="28%"| Description
! Cost
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!width="20%"| Cost / Prerequisites
! Date
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!width="20%"| Date
! More info
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!width="10%"| More info
 
|-
 
|-
| '''Example:''' Hackathon October 2009
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| '''''(Example)''''' Hackathon October 2009
 
| Joe Hacker
 
| Joe Hacker
| Come in and hack on your project, pizza provided
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| Come in and hack on your pet software project, pizza provided
 
| $10 towards food
 
| $10 towards food
| 2009-10-23 7:00pm throughout the weekend
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| 2009-10-23 7:00pm
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throughout the weekend
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackathon Hackathon article]
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|-
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| Distributed Version Control with Mercurial
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| [[User:Stevek|Steven Kryskalla]]
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| An introduction to the Mercurial version control system and distributed development. How to: install HG, create a repo, make a commit, share your changes with others.
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| ''free''
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Basic command line knowledge. Bring a laptop if you can.
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| 2009-10-15
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7:00pm-8:30pm
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| [http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/ HG homepage]
 
|}
 
|}
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== How to create and teach a class ==
 +
 +
# Come up with an idea
 +
# Bring it up at a meeting, send it to the group, add it to this page
 +
# Determine materials
 +
# Set a cost
 +
# Talk to Russ to get it scheduled through EventBrite
 +
# Make the announcement, promote your class
 +
# Develop course material (class kit? standard powerpoint slides, etc.)
 +
# Give your class
 +
## Plug i3 for non-members (come up with a standard slide / elevator speech)
 +
## Presentation tips?
 +
## Give your contact information
 +
# Distribute materials
 +
## Handouts
 +
## Put slides online
 +
# Follow up with classtakers
 +
## Respond to questions, give literature to folks who are interested in i3

Revision as of 01:56, 7 October 2009

We hope to become a community resource by hosting various classes including but not limited to electronics, programming, crafts, photography, cooking and all other skills that members or others are willing to share. We want to create an environment that promotes learning in a fun non-traditional format.

This page lists all of our past, present, and future class offerings.

See the current offerings and sign up at our Eventbrite page!

Contents

Class history

Name Teacher Description Cost / Prerequisites Date More info
Introduction to Web Advertising (Part 1) Nick Britsky The goal of this course will be to empower you to select the right sites and services to drive traffic to your website. Part 1 covers: Explain terms, the process and basics of marketing, cover the free options available to you. free

No prerequisites

2009-10-06

7:00pm-9:00pm

Introduction to Web Advertising (Part 2) Nick Britsky Will continue with explaining the free options then focus on the low cost of entry paid options. The course will focus on standard website advertising and will not focus on mobile or out-of-home experiences. free

No prerequisites

2009-10-12

7:00pm-9:00pm

Radio Basics (Part 1) Nate B. Radio theory, information, bandwidth, modulation. The amateur service, FCC rules, licensing. free

No prerequisites

2009-10-07

7:00pm-9:00pm

Announcement
Radio Basics (Part 2) Nate B. Part 15, CB, ham, broadcasting. Practice test and Q&A afterward. free

Prereq: Radio Basics (Part 1). Please bring a laptop.

2009-10-14

7:00pm-11:00pm

Announcement

Class / event ideas

Propose your idea / event here:

Name Teacher / Organizer Description Cost / Prerequisites Date More info
(Example) Hackathon October 2009 Joe Hacker Come in and hack on your pet software project, pizza provided $10 towards food 2009-10-23 7:00pm

throughout the weekend

Hackathon article
Distributed Version Control with Mercurial Steven Kryskalla An introduction to the Mercurial version control system and distributed development. How to: install HG, create a repo, make a commit, share your changes with others. free

Basic command line knowledge. Bring a laptop if you can.

2009-10-15

7:00pm-8:30pm

HG homepage

How to create and teach a class

  1. Come up with an idea
  2. Bring it up at a meeting, send it to the group, add it to this page
  3. Determine materials
  4. Set a cost
  5. Talk to Russ to get it scheduled through EventBrite
  6. Make the announcement, promote your class
  7. Develop course material (class kit? standard powerpoint slides, etc.)
  8. Give your class
    1. Plug i3 for non-members (come up with a standard slide / elevator speech)
    2. Presentation tips?
    3. Give your contact information
  9. Distribute materials
    1. Handouts
    2. Put slides online
  10. Follow up with classtakers
    1. Respond to questions, give literature to folks who are interested in i3