Learning Module Format with Directions

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A Category:Learning Module is a collection of Learning Activities or other modules. A module include a series of two or more activities along with notes on sequencing, additional context, and other information.

Directions for Using This Template

The template below contains sections which describe the items that should be included when creating a module. To use this template:

  • Create a new page with the word "Module" in the name. Please try to use a short, descriptive name.
  • Fill in the sections below according to the instructions. Feel free to copy the source for this template into your new page.
  • Categorize the page as "Category:Learning Module". Look at the source for an existing activity to see the syntax.
  • Also categorize the page under one or more of the subcategories found at http://foss2serve.org/index.php/Learning_Activities
  • Note that feedback to the author(s) of the activity regarding usage or suggestions for enhancements can be included via the Discussion tab (upper left of the page).


Title Name of the module
Overview High level description of what the student will do
Prerequisite Knowledge What topics and tools does the student need to know prior to beginning this module?
Learning Objectives What should the student be able to do after completing this module?


Is there background reading/video/website content?

What is the expected knowledge level of the student?

What is the rationale for this module?

Include helpful hints to faculty here.


Include the sequence of activities

Topic Activity Deliverable Length Notes
Link to First Activity
Link to Second Activity


What should the instructor know before using this module?

What are some likely difficulties that an instructor may encounter using this module?

Additional Information:

Level of Difficulty Is this module easy, medium or challenging?
Estimated Time to Completion How long should it take for the student to complete the module?
Materials/Environment What does the student need? Internet access, IRC client, Git Hub account, LINUX machine, etc.?
Author(s) Who wrote this module?
Source Is there another module on which this module is based? If so, please provide a link to the original resource.
License Under which license is this material made available? (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/)

Suggestions for Open Source Community:

Suggestions for an open source community member who is working in conjunction with the instructor.

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

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When creating a module page, remove it from Templates.

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