Sat May 26 22:55:42 UTC 2012
We could also chronicle our progress on the podcast?
Everyone, who wants to take part in this? Perhaps we could do this during
the LUG summer break?
On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Michael Rimicans <heed at bigmassiveheed.co.u=
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> As you have no doubt seen or heard via the normal channels The Lin=
> Professional Institute have announced the Linux Essentials Program.
> This is aimed at new users to give them a basic foundation in Linux and
> in Open Source Software. This presents a great opportunity for the LUG.
> Over the last few years I have gained my Intermediate Licence in
> Amateur Radio. One of the ways you can study for this is via a local
> maturer radio group following a set syllabus.
> Some groups have managed to get organised enough to produce powerpoint
> presentations of the core lessons and run courses. These courses
> normally last a short period of time.
> An example of which can be found @
> The opportunity for the LUG would be to create a similar approach to
> this system but with regards to the new certifications.
> Following the syllabus ( wiki.lpi.org/wiki/LinuxEssentials ) we could
> create and maintain a training package allowing either individuals or
> other groups to use and learn and teach.
> This could also lead to the LUG being able to offer the course over a
> period of time to anyone who wanted to gain the qualification
> (Obviously the student would be liable for the exam fee, roughly
> =A330-40 at the moment).
> What I propose is that we could create a presentation, handouts...in
> effect a full package that would be available for all to use.
> As you can see in the wiki link the syllabus is already broken down
> into topics and the presentation creation could be tackled on a topic
> by topic basis
> Any thoughts or feedback?
> - --
> at heeedt (twitter)
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