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|'''Title''' ||
 
Introduction to Git and Github
 
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|'''Overview''' ||
 
Learner will get started with Git and Github by working on a remote repository shared by other workshop learners. How to fork, edit, and push with Git.
 
  
See [[Git_Activity_2]] for the next in the series.
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{{Learning Activity Overview
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|title=
|'''Prerequisite Knowledge''' || A rudimentary understanding of command-line usage would be helpful, but not required.
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Intro to GitHub
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|overview=
|'''Estimated Time to Completion''' || 30-60 minutes
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Learner will get started with Git by working on a remote repository shared by other workshop learners.
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|prerequisites=
|'''Learning Objectives''' ||Upon completion, you will be able to
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* A basic understanding of command-line usage would be helpful, but not required.
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|objectives=
 
* Install Git.
 
* Install Git.
 
* Configure Git.
 
* Configure Git.
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* Make changes to a repository.
 
* Make changes to a repository.
 
* Commit changes to a GitHub repository.
 
* Commit changes to a GitHub repository.
* Issue pull requests to an upstream repository.
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|process skills=
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}}
|'''Materials/Environment''' ||
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* Access to Internet/Web and web browser
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* Access to posix / unix shell command
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* Write access to local file system
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=== Background ===
 
=== Background ===
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For the impatient, you may skip down to the [Directions] section and get started. If you would prefer an overview of Git first, there are some great introductory videos on Git's site: http://git-scm.com/ . Namely:
 
For the impatient, you may skip down to the [Directions] section and get started. If you would prefer an overview of Git first, there are some great introductory videos on Git's site: http://git-scm.com/ . Namely:
  
* Git Basics: What is Version Control?
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* Git Basics: What is Version Control?<br/><br/>If you are new to version control, or just want to gain a deeper understanding of it, this is 6 minutes of your life well spent.<br/><br/>[http://git-scm.com/video/what-is-version-control Watch the video]<br/><br/>
** If you are new to version control, or just want to gain a deeper understanding of it, this is 6 minutes of your life well spent.
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** [http://git-scm.com/video/what-is-version-control Watch the video]
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* Git Basics: What is Git?
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* Git Basics: What is Git?<br/><br/>This 8 minute video gives you a quick overview of git, why it exists, who it serves, what it can do, and explains some of its advantages.<br/><br/>[http://git-scm.com/video/what-is-git Watch the video]<br/><br/>
** This 8 minute video gives you a quick overview of git, why it exists, who it serves, what it can do, and explains some of its advantages.
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**[http://git-scm.com/video/what-is-git Watch the video]
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* Git Basics: Get Going with Git
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* Git Basics: Get Going with Git<br/><br/>This 4.5 minute video gives you an overview of installing and configuring git, as well as how to set up your first git repository.  You could try to follow along and attempt each step, but I recommend just observing for now and appreciating the simplicity of setup.  Later you'll complete a tutorial that will have you perform these same steps.<br/><br/>[http://git-scm.com/video/get-going Watch the video]<br/><br/>
** This 4.5 minute video gives you an overview of installing and configuring git, as well as how to set up your first git repository.  You could try to follow along and attempt each step, but I recommend just observing for now and appreciating the simplicity of setup.  Later you'll complete a tutorial that will have you perform these same steps.
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** [http://git-scm.com/video/get-going Watch the video]
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* Git Basics: Quick Wins with Git
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** Still not convinced?  Need more reasons to use Git?  Whether you are gearing up for a water cooler debate about version control systems, or you just want to get a better understanding of the Git philosophy and the features that implement those philosophies, this 5 minute delivers.
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** [http://git-scm.com/video/quick-wins Watch the video]
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* Git Basics: Quick Wins with Git<br/><br/>Still not convinced?  Need more reasons to use Git?  Whether you are gearing up for a water cooler debate about version control systems, or you just want to get a better understanding of the Git philosophy and the features that implement those philosophies, this 5 minute delivers.<br/><br/>[http://git-scm.com/video/quick-wins Watch the video]<br/><br/>
  
 
=== Directions ===
 
=== Directions ===
  
# Complete http://try.github.com.
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1. Go to https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity and follow the instructions there.
# Log into GitHub.
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# Fork [https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity this repository].
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# In your forked copy, add your information to rollcall.md.
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# Issue a pull request back to [https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity this repository].
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=== Additional Information ===
  
=== Deliverables: ===
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* Git website: http://git-scm.com
The teacher, who is in charge of the [https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity upstream repository], will get the pull request. A proper pull request, with a relevant commit comment and edited file are expected.
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* Repository location: https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity/
  
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=== Deliverables ===
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POSSE: Correctly completing the activity on GitHub will add you to the POSSE roll call list on GitHub.
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= Notes for Instructors =
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The remaining sections of this document are intended for the instructor.  They are not part of the learning activity that would be given to students.
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=== Assessment ===
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* How will the activity be graded?
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* How will learning will be measured?
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* Include sample assessment questions/rubrics.
  
=== Assessment: ===
 
 
{| border="1" class="wikitable"
 
{| border="1" class="wikitable"
 
! Criteria
 
! Criteria
 
! Level 1 (fail)
 
! Level 1 (fail)
 
! Level 2 (pass)
 
! Level 2 (pass)
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! Level 3 (good)
 
! Level 4 (exceptional)
 
! Level 4 (exceptional)
 
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| '''Install Git'''
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| '''Criteria 1'''
| Could not get it installed - errors that they couldn't get around and didnt come to get help for
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| Installed with few issues
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| Installed and put in correct directory
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| '''Configure Git'''
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| '''Criteria 2'''
| Did not enter personal info and email (reflected by commits)
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| Set it up with personal info (name, email)
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| Set it up and put in special settings not normally mentioned
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| '''Fork a GitHub repository'''
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| Forked it to incorrect space or could not fork it and didnt come for help
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| Forked it to local space
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| Forked it with correct context etc
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| '''Make changes to a repository'''
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| Incorrect or no file changed
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| rollcall.md file edited and but personal info not added
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| rollcall.md file edited and personal information added
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| '''Commit changes to a GitHub repository'''
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| Did not commit changes
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| Commit comment is relevant but lengthy
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| Commit comment is relevant and concise
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| '''Issue pull requests to an upstream repository'''
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| No pull request received and no effort to gather help to fix it
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| Upstream repo received pull request with commits asked for
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| Upstream received descriptive pull request
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|}
  
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=== Comments ===
  
=== Comments: ===
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* What should the instructor know before using this activity?
What are some likely difficulties that an instructor may encounter using this activity?
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* What are some likely difficulties that an instructor may encounter using this activity?
Students may get caught up on which order to enter commands into the command line. Review resources at http://git-scm.com/doc
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{{Learning Activity Info
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|acm unit=
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|acm topic=
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|difficulty=
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Easy
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|time=
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30-60 minutes
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|environment=
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Access to Internet/Web and web browser.
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|author=
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Stoney Jackson
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|source=
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None
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|license=
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{{License CC BY SA}}
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}}
  
=== Additional Information: ===
 
{| border="1"
 
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|'''Knowledge Area/Knowledge Unit''' || SE - Software Engineering / SE Tools and Environments from [[ACM_Body_of_Knowledge]]
 
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|'''Topic''' || Software configuration management and version control
 
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|'''Level of Difficulty''' || Easy
 
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|'''Author''' || Stoney Jackson, Heidi Ellis
 
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|'''Source''' || https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity
 
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|'''License''' || Licensed CC BY-SA
 
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|'''Additional Information''' ||
 
* Git website: http://git-scm.com
 
* Repository location: https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity/
 
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=== Suggestions for Open Source Community ===
  
=== Suggestions for the Open Source Project: ===
 
 
Suggestions for an open source community member who is working in conjunction with the instructor.
 
Suggestions for an open source community member who is working in conjunction with the instructor.
* Explain to students what SCM tool they use. If it is not git, explain how it differs.
 
 
 
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[http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License]
 
  
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[[Category:Communication_and_Tools]]
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[[Category:Communication and Tools]]
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[[Category:Git]]
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[[Category:CS Principles]]
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[[Category:CS1]]
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[[Category:Good Draft]]

Latest revision as of 00:35, 9 March 2017


Title

Intro to GitHub

Overview

Learner will get started with Git by working on a remote repository shared by other workshop learners.

Prerequisites
  • A basic understanding of command-line usage would be helpful, but not required.
Learning Objectives After successfully completing this activity, the learner should be able to:
  • Install Git.
  • Configure Git.
  • Fork a GitHub repository.
  • Make changes to a repository.
  • Commit changes to a GitHub repository.
Process Skills Practiced


Background

For the impatient, you may skip down to the [Directions] section and get started. If you would prefer an overview of Git first, there are some great introductory videos on Git's site: http://git-scm.com/ . Namely:

  • Git Basics: What is Version Control?

    If you are new to version control, or just want to gain a deeper understanding of it, this is 6 minutes of your life well spent.

    Watch the video

  • Git Basics: What is Git?

    This 8 minute video gives you a quick overview of git, why it exists, who it serves, what it can do, and explains some of its advantages.

    Watch the video

  • Git Basics: Get Going with Git

    This 4.5 minute video gives you an overview of installing and configuring git, as well as how to set up your first git repository. You could try to follow along and attempt each step, but I recommend just observing for now and appreciating the simplicity of setup. Later you'll complete a tutorial that will have you perform these same steps.

    Watch the video

  • Git Basics: Quick Wins with Git

    Still not convinced? Need more reasons to use Git? Whether you are gearing up for a water cooler debate about version control systems, or you just want to get a better understanding of the Git philosophy and the features that implement those philosophies, this 5 minute delivers.

    Watch the video

Directions

1. Go to https://github.com/foss2serve/git-activity and follow the instructions there.

Additional Information

Deliverables

POSSE: Correctly completing the activity on GitHub will add you to the POSSE roll call list on GitHub.

Notes for Instructors

The remaining sections of this document are intended for the instructor. They are not part of the learning activity that would be given to students.

Assessment

  • How will the activity be graded?
  • How will learning will be measured?
  • Include sample assessment questions/rubrics.
Criteria Level 1 (fail) Level 2 (pass) Level 3 (good) Level 4 (exceptional)
Criteria 1
Criteria 2

Comments

  • What should the instructor know before using this activity?
  • What are some likely difficulties that an instructor may encounter using this activity?
ACM Body of Knowledge
Area & Unit(s)
ACM Topic(s)
Level of Difficulty

Easy

Estimated Completion Time

30-60 minutes

Environment / Materials

Access to Internet/Web and web browser.

Author(s)

Stoney Jackson

Source

None

License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

CC license.png


Suggestions for Open Source Community

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