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add mention to helpers page in workshop website template

@fmichonneau I need to clarify this before adding to the current updates. While I see that the page you link to exists, it does not appear that websites created using the template have an extras tab that would allow navigation to this content. I also don't see any instructions referring to this content in the workshop website set-up instructions (though text-search may be failing me.)

How is this page intended to function in the workshop website template? Are they to share a custom link to the hidden page for their helpers, with potentially customized content? If you wouldn't mind proposing some text e.g. that could be included with the website setup activity, or in a discussion of helper roles, that would be very helpful.

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Key point needs to be updated.

The first key point at the end of this episode (https://carpentries.github.io/instructor-training/21-carpentries/index.html) is "The Carpentry materials are all openly licensed, but Software and Data Carpentry names and logos are trademarked." This needs to be updated to include Library Carpentry.

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Key point needs to be updated.

This appears to have been addressed. Closing! :)

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issue openedswcarpentry/shell-novice

Yup, no `man` with Git Bash. I try to remember to note this for students and tell them about `<command> --help` instead.

Yup, no man with Git Bash. I try to remember to note this for students and tell them about <command> --help instead.

yes this works well, thanks! Originally posted by @jiffyclub in https://github.com/swcarpentry/shell-novice/issues/249#issuecomment-158466299

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issue commentcarpentries/instructor-training

Remove AMY reminder?

OK -- I think I was thrown by trying to text-search "AMY" -- sounds like the issue here is reminding them to fill out the application. Thanks @brownsarahm! Will clean up accordingly.

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Remove AMY reminder?

it's still currently on the checkout page and the application stuff is also on the checkout episode

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Changing min card template to preview template link

Related to this PR. I updated the link so they have to make a template copy of it and it is less likely someone will accidentally edit the form.

@tobyhodges also updated the form to take into account that folks will get to it via this updated link.

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Connect "What is a workshop" to the information on our website

Whoops! nevermind -- turns out there are internal links on the page itself 🙃

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Connect "What is a workshop" to the information on our website

@maneesha since the Carpentries.org page is long and rather dense, I'm thinking about a solution that would involve linking to the subheaders on that page (e.g. "What are the requirements for a Carpentries workshop?") but I can't figure out how to do that. Is this possible on our website pages, as it is in the Handbook?

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issue commentcarpentries/instructor-training

Remove AMY reminder?

I actually can't find the content this issue refers to in the curriculum atm. Sorry @brownsarahm can you confirm if this issue has been addressed?

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Support pilot workshops

 #  dc: Data Carpentry #  lc: Library Carpentry #  cp: Carpentries (to use for instructor training for instance)+#  incubator: for Carpentries Incubator lesson pilot workshops

So "pilot" rather than "incubator" here and elsewhere? Would we still use the egg logo? Or something else?

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Adds webrick dependency if ruby version less than 3.0.0

Thank you @maxim-belkin for helping with the possible solutions!

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Membership: add cost and currency in table

@maneesha - We recently revisited this idea at our meeting and thought adding the cost of memberships would help with our ability to pull data on 'revenue per country'. I can currently pull this data from QB but redash dashboards provide a better level of access to this data. There are a few additional factors and questions that I would have about how we implement this, so could you give me some time to get clarity from Erin and then I will set up a meeting with you.

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Adds webrick dependency if ruby version less than 3.0.0

Thank you for the report and contribution, Michael! 👍🏻

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Gemfile: add 'webrick' dependency for Ruby 3.0.0 and above Fixes carpentries/styles#552

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Using ``make serve`` with ruby 3.0.0

I had an issue running make serve using ruby 3.0.0. I tracked down a solution on this GitHub issue: https://github.com/jekyll/jekyll/pull/8590.

The fix was to run bundle add webrick.

This command adds the following line to the Gemfile: gem "webrick", "~> 1.7"

Should the Carpentries lesson setup instructions be modified to explicitly install ruby 2.7.1 or would a change to the Gemfile be warranted to add the webrick dependency?

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Adds webrick dependency if ruby version less than 3.0.0

Discussed in #552. webrick is no longer bundled with Ruby as of version 3.0.0 so this PR adds a check to determine which Ruby version is being used and install webrick if necessary.

Would you suggest also testing against Ruby 3.0 in the Github Actions?

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Support pilot workshops

 #  dc: Data Carpentry #  lc: Library Carpentry #  cp: Carpentries (to use for instructor training for instance)+#  incubator: for Carpentries Incubator lesson pilot workshops

thinking a little bit more about this, I'm wondering whether we should focus this more towards the notion of "pilot workshops" in general rather than incubator pilots? the pilot could be incubator lessons but we could also use the template when we are running new official curricula (e.g. astronomy).

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Pull request review commentcarpentries/workshop-template

Support pilot workshops

 flavor: "FIXME" # https://github.com/carpentries/workshop-template#creating-extra-pages title: "Workshop Title" +# lesson_site, pilot_pre_survey, and pilot_post_survey+# are only relevant for Carpentries Incubator lesson pilots.++# For a lesson pilot, uncomment the line below and add the URL of the lesson site.+# lesson_site: "put the URL of your Incubator lesson pages here"

or maybe pilot_lesson_site to match the same prefix as the other variables?

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Pull request review commentcarpentries/workshop-template

Support pilot workshops

 flavor: "FIXME" # https://github.com/carpentries/workshop-template#creating-extra-pages title: "Workshop Title" +# lesson_site, pilot_pre_survey, and pilot_post_survey+# are only relevant for Carpentries Incubator lesson pilots.++# For a lesson pilot, uncomment the line below and add the URL of the lesson site.+# lesson_site: "put the URL of your Incubator lesson pages here"

maybe rename variable incubator_lesson_site?

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Adds webrick dependency if ruby version less than 3.0.0

Discussed in #552. webrick is no longer bundled with Ruby as of v3.0.0 so this PR adds a check to determine which Ruby version is being used and install webrick if necessary.

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Using ``make serve`` with ruby 3.0.0

I would really appreciate if you can open a PR to fix the Gemfile, @josephmje!

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Using ``make serve`` with ruby 3.0.0

Good catch @maxim-belkin! I'm happy to open a PR based on these comments.

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pull request commentnumfocus/gsoc

Add Dask to 2021 ideas-list.md

Thanks for this @GenevieveBuckley! But we need to wait until Google announces (9th March) acceptance results for GSoC 2021 before merging this in. The ideas list is supposed to be frozen until the results :)

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issue commentcarpentries/instructor-training

"Preparing to teach" is fairly high-level workshop planning -- we may be missing a basic "how to prepare to the non-live-coding-bits"

To move to a brief meta-discussion, I think this is a great time to use reverse instructional design :) And we also need to figure out what our time budget is for this "extra content" because it'll be competing with other content, especially as I know this chapter is in the middle of a revision.

@ragamouf Perhaps the place to start is to articulate learning objectives? You seem to have a nuanced understanding of the difficulties here, so it'd be interesting to see what you think good learning objectives would be in this context.

@karenword Any thoughts on parameters for exercise design or proposed episode length? (Obviously without obligation to accept, but it would be pointless to do too much work.)

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"Preparing to teach" is fairly high-level workshop planning -- we may be missing a basic "how to prepare to the non-live-coding-bits"

I am so here for this! Thank you for raising this issue! I particularly like how you've framed this issue with these 3 questions, and I will concentrate on 1 and 2.

For (1) ie now what? there is an opportunity to hark back to Ep 05 on concept maps, and run an exercise following the discussion for learners to map out (or detail in nested lists) the process of going from page to stage. What about an exercise in creating a timeline to delivery, then translated into a series of calendar slots. Not to be too prescriptive, but enough detail to understand how one might balance teaching prep around existing work and other things like life and sleep.

(2) is a great case in point for instructors working out where to insert the exercises in the flow of teaching. Could be a good breakout room group activity using anything that allows for virtual moveable stickies like Google Jamboard (I know it's a terrible name, but a useful tool).

How do these ideas sit with you?

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Add Dask to 2021 ideas-list.md

@martindurant and I would be happy to supervise a project for GSoC at Dask. This PR adds a link to the Dask wiki GSoC page.

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reference ideas from hilary parker in imposter syndrome session

I think the HBR article focuses on the aspect of imposter syndrome that Hilary specifically does not talk about. Both are important in addressing the "why" of imposter syndrome (and strategies for pushback), but I think the Hilary Parker essay makes more subtle points / would require a more nuanced conversation, so if I had to pick one, I would focus on the systemic issues raised in the HBR article.

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issue openedcarpentries/instructor-training

"Preparing to teach" is fairly high-level workshop planning -- we may be missing a basic "how to prepare to the non-live-coding-bits"

When I was preparing https://carpentries.github.io/instructor-training/15-lesson-study/index.html the tone seems to have moved towards workshop-organisation. Planning what exercises will fit learners, a discussion of learning objectives, and that sort of excellent "lead instructory" stuff.

What I find that we might be missing is pragmatic public-speaking/teaching material for "Well, we've told you to teach an episode, now get to it!" Doing a quick search on "reading" for example, I don't think we emphasise to "don't just read the lesson!" (or ever come out and say it) before they get to a teaching demo.

In the context of reverse instructional design, where we are explaining to support the formatives to support the goals, a discussion of good pedagogic practices in relation to the texts could be very useful. Participants may have little public speaking experience, or may be used to teaching from slides and adding contextualisation of "Well, you have this printed lesson in front of you, how do you go from that to teaching in front of a workshop, and how do you support your co-instructors doing same" could be a useful addition to this lesson. Looking at today's summary of changes (sorry for ducking out early) there does seem to be a deemphasis on the theoretical stuff, so this could be one way to take this page.

Pragmatically, to me, this page needs to answer three questions:

  1. Well, I printed out the text of a lesson, now what?
  2. A lesson has all the exercises at the end (https://swcarpentry.github.io/sql-novice-survey/01-select/index.html), now what?
  3. How do I adjust these stock lessons to my specific group?

I think we do best at number three right now. Not sure where to go from here though.

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