[TOS] How to become a POSSE instructor

satyaakam goswami satyaakam at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 06:07:46 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 1:27 AM, Alolita Sharma <alolita.sharma at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Satyaakam,
> 2010/3/3 satyaakam goswami <satyaakam at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 1:03 AM, Mel Chua <mel at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> > How there is there anyone in India ?  , i am associated with NRCFOSS
>>> > AU-KBC centre your POSSE looks similar to our there programs
>>> > http://nrcfosshelpline.in/web/downloads/ ,
>>> > http://nrcfosshelpline.in/web/down/15/
>>> Hi, Satya - we don't have any POSSE instructors in India currently, but
>>> I believe that Alolita was hoping to run one there after she became an
>>> instructor at the California POSSE. She's on this list, so hopefully
>>> will see this message.
>> Alolita does she have plans to work in India , i have not heard from her
>> in long and i have no clue what she is upto now  ;-)
> I've been working steadily on numerous open source initiatives in India -
> its good to see you've joined NRCFOSS now.

>>> I took at look at the NRCFOSS center materials you linked to, and I
>>> think the key difference between the programs is that POSSE is
>>> specifically aimed towards an audience of professors looking to learn
>>> how to teach their students how to participate in and contribute to open
>>> source communities, whereas NRCFOSS seems to address FOSS usage in
>>> general.
>> So its something we have learned by participating with communities for
>> years..
> Is NRCFOSS mandated to teach students only? Would it be interested in
> educating professors in universities also?

The mandate is for both students and teachers it starts with teachers first
. Then work with management facilitating introduction of FOSS elective in
there syllabus.

let me check up the wiki as well there are some more orgs i have come across
with similar mandate in India.

lets touch base and talk more on IRC when your time permits.

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