Understanding the Open in OpenSource Activity

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An "Activity" is the smallest unit of learning and could be an assignment, homework, in-class activity, or other learning activity.

Directions for Using This Template

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

  • Create a new page with the word "Activity" 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 Activity". 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).

TEMPLATE

Title Name of the activity
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 activity?
Learning Objectives What should the student be able to do after completing this activity?

Background:

Is there background reading material?

Are there other activities the student should have done first?

What is the rationale for this activity?

Include helpful hints to faculty here.

Directions:

What should the student do?

Deliverables:

What will the student hand in?

Assessment:

How will the activity be graded?

How will learning will be measured? Ideally, there should be a way to measure each of the objectives described above.

How will feedback to the student be determined?

Include sample assessment questions/rubrics. Feel free to indicate that the activity itself is not graded, however it would be helpful to include any questions that might be used at a later date to interpret learning, for example on a quiz or exam.

The form of the assessment is expected to vary by assignment. One possible format is the table:

Criteria Level 1 (fail) Level 2 (pass) Level 3 (good) Level 4 (exceptional)
Criterion 1...
Criterion 2...

Comments:

What should the instructor know before using this activity?

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

Additional Information:

ACM Knowledge Area/Knowledge Unit What ACM Computing Curricula 2013 knowledge area and units does this activity cover? ACM_Body_of_Knowledge
ACM Topic What specific topics are addressed? The Computing Curriucula 2013 provides a list of topics in Appendix A - The Body of Knowledge (page 58) - https://www.acm.org/education/CS2013-final-report.pdf
Level of Difficulty Is this activity easy, medium or challenging?
Estimated Time to Completion How long should it take for the student to complete the activity?
Materials/Environment What does the student need? Internet access, IRC client, Git Hub account, LINUX machine, etc.?
Author(s) Who wrote this activity?
Source Is there another activity on which this activity 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.

Feedback:

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).


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

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