TeamMeeting 2016 01 Agenda

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Team Meeting Agenda

Nassau Community College
January 7-8, 2016

Notes for this meeting: TeamMeeting_2016_01_Notes

Schedule Overview

  • Thursday:
    • AM - Travel
    • PM - Meetings
    • Target start time of 12pm at NCC - Lunch will be provided
    • Casual / Working dinner
      • Pick your dinner selection from the take out menu and by noon Wed. 1/6 and note below.
      • We will order a large salad
      • Greg: Eggplant Rollatine
      • Heidi: Chicken Parmesan (dinner, not hero)
      • Stoney: Rigatoni Theresa
      • Darci: Eggplant Rollatine
      • Clif: Fusilli Campagnola
      • Lori: Rigatoni Napaletano
    • Work until 8 or 9 Thursday evening
  • Friday:
    • Breakfast at hotel
    • Lunch will be provided
    • Continue work
    • Goal of working until 3pm at least depending on when people need to travel to get home.

Goals for this Meeting

  • Assess status of the project relative to the proposal
  • Plan actions needed to stay on track with the proposal
  • Plan upcoming events for SIGCSE, CCSCNE, POSSE, NSF/AAAS
  • Identify / summarize what has been accomplished (in part for the annual report)
  • Plan 2016 activity



Review of what we have

  • Measurements as defined in the proposals - are we covering the bases?
  • Existing instruments
    • Pre/Post Survey - any update needed?
    • Experience Self-report survey (Karl and Stoney) - expand/refine and get IRB approval?

Direct measurement of learning

  • What study designs are possible?
  • What instruments do we need?
    • GH pilot of general FOSS intro questions
  • Are there existing instruments that we might use, especially for professional skills?
  • How to we measure process skills?

How to measure instructor stage 3 activity

  • One year post survey for POSSE alum
    • Poor response to last round - should we switch to interviews?
  • Multiple good stories told at Hopper (Patti, Becka)
    • Is there a publication in this (experience report style perhaps)?
  • Mentions of efforts in POSSE roundup applications

Pathways Working Group Meeting

  • Planning
    • Goals
    • Agenda
    • What materials need to be prepped?

Pathways Model

Goal - have a reviewable draft by the end of this meeting.

How do we move forward with the pathways model? We need to:

  1. Finalize definitions
    1. Are there steps to accomplish a task or tasks to accomplish a step?
    2. Learning resource, Learning activity, categories of learning things (POGIL activity, assignment, case study, etc)
  2. Flesh out some example paths

Planning for upcoming events

  • Weekly team meeting time for this term. Doodle poll:
  • Need to come up with an approach for organizing publications/presentations
    • Identify venues for the next year+
    • Identify possible authors
    • The overall goal is to improve our publications and include a larger number of POSSE/HFOSS community members
  • What are the next publication targets?
    • SIGCAS Newsletter section based on POSSE Roundup
      • We need to write an overview (perhaps with some POSSE alum participation?)
  • Need for a better round of evaluation and data collection to support publications
    • POSSE Roundup, Wednesday, March 2, all day (Sultana)
    • BoF
    • NSF Showcase, Thursday, March 3, 10:00 am
  • Posters at NSF/AAAS meeting
  • Possible other events
    • Course materials sprint
    • Academic and HFOSS community summit about education for HFOSS
    • Publication sprint
  • Working groups
    • Pathways model
    • Curriculum mapping


  • Planning for 2016
  • Stage 1
    • What revisions are needed?
    • 6 vs 8 weeks
    • Participation by POSSE alums of HFOSS project people
  • Stage 2
    • Date and location
    • Advertising
    • Team attendees and instructors
    • POSSE alum who might attend and present - including having alums start to be full instructors
    • What revisions are needed?
  • Stage 3
    • Assessing success of stage 3
    • How can we better support stage 3 faculty?
    • Plan more organized faculty mentoring?
  • Red Hat support / participation in POSSE

Teaching materials

  • VM support for demo and development environments for key HFOSS projects
  • How well have we packaged what we have?
    • OAI-PMH
  • How do we create/collect more materials?
  • Should we hold a learning materials sprint?
  • How do we encourage more contributions by POSSE grads?
    • Use of stipends funds


  • Review of budget status

Next Steps

  • Encouraging use of faculty stipends
  • Participant support for follow-up events
    • 50 ways - Part 2
Personal tools
Learning Resources
HFOSS Projects