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First Quarter:

Face to Face:

October 18 & 19, 2011

Agenda:

Introductions

Presentation: Purpose of Training -- How and Why

Discharge Sessions: Technology Feelings

Skills Sharing -- Install Linux on your laptop and explanation of everything else we'll be doing during this quarter

First Quarter's work:

Perfect the Installation, troubleshoot problems and familiarize yourself with Open Source communications tools:

  1. Install specific software to enhance Linux OS
  2. IRC
  3. SSH
  4. GPG

Second Quarter:

Face to Face:

January 17, 2012

Participants' Initial Reactions to Course -- Go Round

Individual meeting sessions with Mentor and Trainer on Course issues

Presentation: Role of Racism in Technology

Full group summary and discussion of Course issues

Explanation and Discussion of Next Stage

Second Quarter's Work:

Installing Virtual Servers

This stage involves virtualization and the development of a real website environment and, on their laptops, the participants will install, configure and learn to fully use:

  1. Web Environment
  2. Email system
  3. File Server

Third Quarter:

Face to Face:

April 16, 2012

Participants' Reactions: Where Am I? -- Go Round

Presentation: The Politics of Servers -- How doing one for an organization is very different from doing your own

Individual meeting sessions with Mentor and Trainer on Course issues

Full group summary and discussion of Course issues

Explanation and Discussion of Next Stage

Third Quarter's Work:

Develop your production server:

  1. Move all server components to an independent server (probably on an MF/PL box)
  2. Prepare server for production use and environment
  3. Install and publicize a website and email accounts on the server

Fourth Quarter:

Face to Face:

July 16, 2012

Participants' Reactions: What More Do I need? -- Go Round

Presentation: Where are we going as an Internet community? FOSS, social networking software, use of web, commercial providers...and our communities' struggles.

Individual meeting sessions with Mentor and Trainer on Course issues

Full group summary and discussion of Course issues

Explanation and Discussion of Next Stage

Fourth Quarter Work:

Final "touches:

  1. Git, Puppet and other Server Admin tools
  1. Installation and Configuration of Supporting Programs (Drupal, Word Press, Mailman, etc.)
  1. Activation of full public server incorporating the needs (or some of the needs) of your organization.

Budget

Mentor Fees (for two trainees each): $3600 per year

Total Mentor Fees: $7200

Face to Face Trips for Trainees

Per trip per Trainee: $500

(4 trips for 4 trainees): $9,000

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