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......@@ -52,7 +52,8 @@ The side effect was that we got a first glimpse of the huge demand for training
opportunities by our scientific staff.
Our initial plan was to split the first workshop day equally between the
_Shell_ (the [_Bash_](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bash_(Unix_shell)) to be precise) and _Git_ lessons and use the complete
_Shell_ (the [_Bash_](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bash_(Unix_shell)) to be
precise) and _Git_ lessons and use the complete
second day for _Python_.
We did however estimate that we might have to cut later episodes from these
......@@ -86,8 +87,8 @@ While in the live-setting one _instructor_ is supported by one or multiple
_helpers_, the online environment also demands one of the helpers to
additionally take on the role of the _host_.
The roles can change from lesson to lesson since especially the instructor has a
high cognitive load and may be subject to a strained voice after prolonged periods
of teaching.
high cognitive load and may be subject to a strained voice after prolonged
periods of teaching.
## Instructor
The primary task of instructors is to lead the workshop.
......@@ -144,8 +145,8 @@ In the following our selected tools will be shortly introduced.
We employed [our self-hosted _Indico_ instance](https://hifis-events.hzdr.de)
as the event planning and registration tool.
It proved to be a good choice to facilitate the registration procedure and
allows to message selected (or all) event participants directly which turned out to be
very useful when switching the workshops to the online version.
allows to message selected (or all) event participants directly which turned out
to be very useful when switching the workshops to the online version.
One drawback was the limited capability to transfer registrations from one event
to another, which had to be done manually, since the provided _export_ and
......@@ -156,8 +157,10 @@ _import_ features did not support a common data layout.
## GitLab
It appeared to be a good idea to extend the _Git_-lesson and also give a quick
look at _GitLab_ as an example of a well-known web-based collaborative software life-cycle tool.
Thereby, the participants were able to apply their acquired _Git_ knowledge to the User-Interfaces of _GitLab_.
look at _GitLab_ as an example of a well-known web-based collaborative software
life-cycle tool.
Thereby, the participants were able to apply their acquired _Git_ knowledge to
the User-Interfaces of _GitLab_.
As most of our participants were members of the HZDR and we also had the
sufficient administrative rights to allow access for all other participants, we
chose to use the [institute-local _GitLab_ instance](https://gitlab.hzdr.de)
......@@ -193,8 +196,9 @@ helpers.
The choice for a video-conferencing tool was probably the most important
decision during the switching to online.
We were already familiar with Zoom from the Carpentry instructor lessons and had
the good fortune to be offered a share in a Zoom-Account by another member of the Carpentries for
the purpose of holding workshops until we could organize our own account.
the good fortune to be offered a share in a Zoom-Account by another member of
the Carpentries for the purpose of holding workshops until we could organize our
own account.
There was not enough time to get a _BigBlueButton_ or _Jitsi_-instance
installed and evaluated properly.
......@@ -227,9 +231,9 @@ in comparison to a live version.
Due to the lack of non-verbal communication, it is more often required to assess
the learners progress and also, in the case of helpers, to interact with each
learner individually.
Sometimes communication can also be impeded by low quality audio transfers making
it necessary to repeat parts of sentences or write things down in a chat or shared
document.
Sometimes communication can also be impeded by low quality audio transfers
making it necessary to repeat parts of sentences or write things down in a chat
or shared document.
We enjoyed a mostly stable connection with good quality and the participants
were very cooperative and disciplined, muting themselves if they did not wish to
speak.
......@@ -302,6 +306,7 @@ We want to thank our **instructors**
and **helpers**
{% include team_card_mini_bundle.html persons=helpers %}
for organizing and holding the workshop, as well as our **participants** for being awesome learners.
for organizing and holding the workshop, as well as our **participants** for
being awesome learners.
_Until next time!_
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