PSUT Visit

Al-Faisal El-Dajani faisal.dajani at
Thu Mar 13 09:33:27 GMT 2008

So, any ideas about potential dates for an install fest? and the open source

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 3:20 PM, Al-Faisal El-Dajani <
faisal.dajani at> wrote:

> I just returned from a visit to PSUT, and the results are rather mixed.
> 1) I gave the GSoC lecture, and a very brief introduction into OSS, facing
> what I would rather call "mild indifference". Only two people wrote down the
> URL for the program.
> 2) I sat with the dean, and he was extremely enthusiastic about hosting an
> Install fest.
> 3) PSUT has IT students only, so they don't want the ubuntu course that we
> are giving. However, they are interested in giving LPI material. The student
> that I mentioned earlier, Samer Fanik, is giving linux courses and said he
> is willing to cover the LPI course. Maybe we need to coordinate with him?
> 4) The dean requested lectures about any and all things open source. I
> volunteered to give a PHP course, and I'll start building the syllabus now.
> If anybody has any suggestions for courses, please share. Apache, MySQL,
> Python are all viable topics. We need topics and speakers.
> 5) We also can give a "What is open source" lecture. Something along the
> lines of the lecture Khamis is giving before the course in JU.
> That's about it.
> --
> Al-Faisal El-Dajani
> Phone: +962-7-79737050
> P.O Box: 140056
> 11814 Amman, Jordan

Al-Faisal El-Dajani
Phone: +962-7-79737050
P.O Box: 140056
11814 Amman, Jordan
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