ELIXIR-GR Carpentries Instructor Training and 4OSS workshop

Monday  15 July  2019  12:00 PM    Friday  19 July  2019 12:00 PM
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This is a joint workshop; the first two full days (i.e. Monday, July 15th noon to Wednesday, July 17th noon) are a Carpentries Instructor Training workshop - the last two full days (i.e. Wednesday, July 17th noon to Friday, July 19th noon) are a workshop on the Four recommendations for Open Science Software (4OSS).

Registration for each workshop is done independetly. Therefore, if you are interested in both, you should register for each one separetely (using the same form).

Carpentry Instructor Training

The course is aimed at everyone who is interested in becoming a better teacher. In particular, this training is aimed at those who want to become Software CarpentryData Carpentry, and Library Carpentry instructors, run workshops and contribute to the Carpentry training materials. You don't currently have to be an instructor or a teacher to attend this workshop, but you do need to be willing and committed to becoming one and to improving your teaching techniques.

Software CarpentryData Carpentry, and Library Carpentry's mission is to help scientists, researchers, and librarians get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on two-day workshop covers the basics of educational psychology and instructional design, and looks at how to use these ideas in both intensive workshops and regular classes.

The workshop is a mix of lectures and hands-on lessons where you practice giving a short lesson using approaches learned and implement some of the teaching techniques which we will discuss. This is training for teaching, not technical training; you do not need any particular technical background, and we will not be teaching that. This workshop is based on the constantly revised and updated curriculum.

4 Simple recommendations for Open Source Software

The aim of this lesson is to provide practical suggestions that contribute to making research software and its source code more discoverable, reusable and transparent. After the introduction, the following episodes of this lesson are structured in the form of one episode per recommendation. Hence the name four open source software recommendations

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