WCTS 2012 schedule and materials
WeBWorK Consultant Training Session 1/3/2012
The WCTS (WeBWorK Consultants Training Session) will take place in the Simmons room, Tuesday,January 3 from 9:00 am-4:35 pm on the third floor of the Marriott hotel. (check http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/meetings/national/jmm2012/2138_timetable.html#Tuesday).
Please plan to arrive at the room a little before 9:00 am and please remember to bring a wi-fi enabled laptop.
Here is our time table of events for the discussion. It may not be followed exactly depending on the audience interests.
9:00-9:15 Local Wi-Fi network set up & introductions 9:15-9:30 WeBWorK consultant job description 9:30-10:00 Resources for WeBWorK consultants 10:00-10:20 Locations for WeBWorK Demo Workshops 10:20-10:30 Break 10:30-11:30 How to put on a WeBWorK Demo Workshop 11:30-12:00 Assessment & discussion 12:00-1:30 Catered lunch & discussion 1:30-2:00 WeBWorK Demo Workshop, Discussion 2:00-3:00 Wiki treasure hunt, NPL exploration, Discussion 3:00-3:15 Phase 2 workshops: Support for newbies - Support for authors Infra-structure support: code integration, community integration 3:15-3:30 Break 3:30-4:30 Evaluation Survey, Comments, Discussion 4:30-4:35 Stipend and Expense Forms
If you haven't signed up all ready, please sign up on the WeBWorK information wiki: http://webwork.maa.org/wiki/Special:RequestAccount.
(You need to fill in at least a full sentence of your biography and do the math problem in order to get in.)
That login name and password will also work for the WeBWorK forums linked to the main wiki page http://webwork.maa.org/wiki.
Jason Aubrey (firstname.lastname@example.org ) can help if you have difficulty logging in to the wiki or obtaining a new password, etc.
There are demo courses available at https://hosted2.webwork.rochester.edu/webwork2/maa101 through maa120.
The login is profa and the password is profa.
- Short Demo template for introducing WeBWorK: https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dcvqqgnw_0hdsgqcg4
- More resources at: http://webwork.maa.org/moodle/mod/data/view.php?id=133.
- Video on setting up Asus Eee PC to boot from USB: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwlGlQaV0A8