Stage 2 Activities/OPEN Activity

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Group Participants

  • Aria Chernik
  • Tony Sena
  • Germinal Isern

Planning an Initial HFOSS Learning Activity

Please discuss and record your group's approach for an initial learning activity. When you have a good draft description of the learning activity using the sections below, you could create a learning activity page for it by copying the Learning Activity Format with Directions.

Course targeted for the activity

Introduction to the HFOSS philosophy.

Brief description of the activity

Design and create the structure for the implementation of a HFOSS Hackathon.

  • Define the specific topic
  • Time
  • Auditorium
  • Activities
  • Sponsors

Some preliminary preparation activities:

  • Classes
  • Homework
  • Labs

Creation of an internal pilot event

Time you expect the HFOSS activity to take

e.g. # classes, # homework assignments, # lab activities, etc.

Whether the activity will be completed in class or out of class

- Preliminary Activities (online):

- In class:

 1) Time: 8 hours

Relationship of this activity to course goals/objectives

What students will submit upon completion of the activity

Approach for assessing the student work

Questions or concerns you have about implementing your activity

Support you will need to implement your activity

Planning Stage 3 Activities


  1. Will have IRC meetings monthly.
  2. Preliminary meeting before the first activity

Specific Tasks

Creation of the IRC

Preparation of Blogs for each member.

Search of sites and Data sets.


Other Notes

Prior related POSSE groups, if any:

Personal tools
Learning Resources
HFOSS Projects