LTSP:Training Of Trainers Overview

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Working document for LTSP Training of Trainers

Event Training Of Trainers is scheduled to occur in 15th and 16th of December. Its primary objective is to train volunteers willing to do LTSP based projects deploying e-libraries in rural Nepal.

Venue

Kathmandu Engineering College (KEC), Kalimati, Kathmandu

Preparations

College Visits

  • Prime College, Naya Bazar - November 27, 2007 - Shishir/Bibek/Jitendra
  • Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel - November 29, 2007 - Roshendra/Shishir/Bibek
  • IOE Pulchowk Campus, Pulchowk - December 6/7, 2007 - Pulchowk guys
  • NCCS, Paknajol - December 10, 2007 - Shishir
  • St. Xavier's College, Maitighar - Thursday December 13, 2007 - Shishir/Subir/...

Program Schedule

This schedule is tentative-rough outline of the program. It needs to be worked upon and might change as more work is done preparing for the program themselves.

First Day 15th December

  • 09.30 - 10.00 Introduction Getting Used to.
  • 10.00 - 11.00 Installation of Linux (Nepalinux LTSP or Edubuntu)
  • 11.00 - 11.30 Linux Basics (History and Stuffs, basic architectures)
  • 11.30 - 12.30 Linux Commands (Basic commands like ls, cp, mv, ...)
  • 12.30 - 13.15 Lunch
  • 13.15 - 14.00 Basic System admin, networking, system statistics, ...
  • 14.00 - 14.30
  • 14.30 - 15.00
  • 15.00 - 15.30 Getting familier with GUI in 3 different sessions
  • 15.30 - 16.00 Experience Sharing, Videos and pictures of old LTSP deployments if possible

Second Day 16th December

  • 09.30 - 10.30 Surprise Install Test / Review of previous day's effort
  • 10.30 - 11.00 Addressing Issues
  • 11.00 - 12.00 Scripting (Needs to be worked on)
  • 12.00 - 12.30 Sth should be put here
  • 12.30 - 13.15 Lunch
  • 13.15 - 14.00 Sth should be put here
  • 14.00 - 15.00 Content Management. Content means those content that will be placed on the e-libraries. Giving the participants an idea of how students and teachers and users of e-libraries will use the computers
  • 15.00 - 16.00 Discussion, Photo Sessions, Certificate Distributions


Event Organization

Hardware

  • 2 computers per 2 students, one client one server to work on. If not enough computers, we should be able to manage atleast 3 students per 2 computers (client and server).
  • atleast 10 harddisks for servers
  • to boot clients we need either
    • boot roms
    • usb pen drives
    • floppy or CD
  • Clampers
  • RJ45 clips
  • Wires
  • Projecter (Confirm if venue has one)
  • DVD Drives if possible and if not CD Drives

Should Check the hardware at the venue

Application For the applicants

  • Prepared the applications and float in groups
  • Also refer to old application of FOSS essentials
  • Submit by Tuesday 11th December 2007


Linux Training Materials

  • Daya dai should have lots of materials on this one and also experience on how to train linux newbies.