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Talk about Mozilla Education program at FISL 10 in Porto Alegre Brasil.

Talk about Mozilla Education program at FISL 10 in Porto Alegre Brasil.

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  • a talk about: mozilla and education
  • my point:
  • my point: free software = great software View slide
  • my point: free software = massive learning engine View slide
  • my point: we need to tap into it! = massive learning engine
  • <intro>
  • <intro> about:mozilla
  • 1998
  • 1998 Mozilla: a global community of people who believe that openness, participation and innovation are key to the continued health of the Internet.
  • 2003 mozilla foundation formed
  • 2003 mozilla foundation formed
  • 2009
  • 2009 mozilla education
  • internships summer of code labs design challenge university courses mozilla education
  • we'll come back to this mozilla education
  • <point #1>
  • <point #1> free software = great software
  • huge user base
  • huge user base best in class software
  • huge user base best in class software vibrant contributor communities
  • <point #2> huge user base best in class software vibrant contributor communities
  • <point #2>
  • <point #2> free software = massive learning engine
  • <point #2> free software = massive learning engine
  •  student
  • Learn to code!  student
  • Learn to  professor code!  student
  • Help people learn! Learn to  professor code!  student
  • Help people learn! Learn to  professor  code!  student school
  • Help people learn! Learn to  professor  code!  student school is broken
  • Help people learn! Learn to  professor code!  student   free software developers
  • Help people learn! Learn to  professor code! New  contributors! student   free software developers
  • Help people learn! Learn to  professor code! New  Software project: contributors! mentoring and real world coding student   free software developers
  • Help people ? learn! Learn to  professor code! New  Software project: contributors! mentoring and real world coding student   free software developers
  • already happening 
  • already happening  tap in and amplify
  • tap in and amplify mozilla education
  • internships summer of code labs design challenge university courses mozilla education
  • university courses modeled on:
  • semester long course one week mozilla bootcamp real mozilla bugs and projects
  • learn: coding and culture semester long course one week mozilla bootcamp real mozilla bugs and projects
  • earn: university credit learn: coding and culture semester long course one week mozilla bootcamp real mozilla bugs and projects
  • how does it work?
  • example #1 the student
  • example #1 the student gsoc @ mozilla
  • example #1 the student seneca course x 2 gsoc @ mozilla
  • example #1 the student FF3 animated PNG seneca course x 2 gsoc @ mozilla
  • example #1 the student now: open source @ ibm FF3 animated PNG seneca course x 2 gsoc @ mozilla
  • example #2 the professor
  • example #2 the professor
  • example #2 the professor + mozilla people
  • 2006 experiment example #2 the professor
  • 2006 experiment not a mozilla expert example #2 the professor
  • 2006 experiment not a mozilla expert mozilla backed him up example #2 the professor
  • 2006 experiment not a mozilla expert mozilla backed him up now: multiple courses example #2 the professor
  • example #3
  • example #3 you?
  • opening up to students and professors everywhere example #3 you?
  • example #3 you?
  • example #3 you? in 6 months: 100+ students at 15 schools in 9 countries
  • working on: firefox fennec thunderbird example #3 processing you? etc.
  • working on: firefox fennec thunderbird example #3 processing you? etc.
  • what could be possible here in brasil? example #3 you?
  • get involved: wiki.mozilla.org/education #education on irc.mozilla.org
  • this is one small experiment
  • this is one small experiment the potential is huge
  • what is the potential?
  • People love my courses! I have a job that I love!  professor Wow! Great  Software project: new ideas! More code, and more contributors. student   free software developers
  • People love my courses! I have a job that I love!  professor Wow! Great  Software project: new ideas! More code, and more contributors. student   free software developers
  • there is even bigger the potential!
  • deeper and better learning at university there is even bigger the potential!
  • deeper and better learning at university workforce can make and improve free software there is even bigger the potential!
  • deeper and better learning at university workforce can make and improve free software a generation that works (and plays) in the open there is even bigger the potential!
  • a generation that works (and plays) in the open
  • a generation that works (and plays) in the open that's something that could change the world!
  • get involved:
  • get involved: www.teachingopensource.org
  • get involved: wiki.mozilla.org/education #education on irc.mozilla.org
  • get involved: or just come talk to me mark@mozillafoundation.org
  • thanks for listening. and to lilly, beltzner and everyone i stole slide ideas from. plus humph, hecker and jboston at MozEdu. mark surman mozilla foundation mark@mozillafoundation.org this deck @ www.slideshare.net/msurman