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!
|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
|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
|Radio Basics (Part 1)||Nate B.||Radio theory, information, bandwidth, modulation. The amateur service, FCC rules, licensing.|| free
|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.
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
|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.
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
- Put slides online
- Follow up with classtakers
- Respond to questions, give literature to folks who are interested in i3