Ubuntu Open week summary
vtanthropologist at gmail.com
Tue May 10 22:22:34 UTC 2011
I wanted to join your session, Jim, but I have too much going on at the
moment. I will take the time to read the logs in full, but I wanted to
say that I think allowing questions during the presentation was a good
idea, even if few took advantage of it. Making it hands-on would be
even better. The sessions last year made no real use of the interactive
aspects of the technology. I felt like I would have been better off
reading the notes offline at my own pace, then asking questions in this
On 08/05/11 22:52, Jim Campbell wrote:
> Hi All,
> I wanted to provide a brief follow-up to my Ubuntu Open Week session
> from last Thursday.
> Overall, while I think the session went *okay*, I don't think it was
> particularly great. It was sparsely attended, and not many people
> asked questions. There were a couple of unfamiliar faces there,
> though, and some of them did ask questions.
> I tried to present a broad range of ways that people can get involved
> in docs, but would do things a bit differently in the future. In the
> future I think I would try to do a bit more hands-on stuff. Let people
> follow-along with some kind of doc-related activity, just to give them
> a taste of what we do and give them a sense of accomplishment.
> I also think I would do more to promote the session. I didn't blog
> about the session in advance, so I might have missed out on a few
> other faces that would have shown up if they were prompted.
> Here are the meeting logs if you're interested in reviewing them:
> Thanks, all.
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