[Discussion] Improving online Linux support for teachers

Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph lyz at partimus.org
Sun Dec 15 17:27:44 PST 2013

On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Robert Litt <rlitt6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Elizabeth,
> One way to realistically offer support to people who will really use it is
> the install DVD.
> As I get the disc around the district, people will use it and word will
> spread spread. If the disc has an email address to offer support, teachers
> will seek help.

Great, so we'll want to include tech at lists.partimus.org as an address
for support.

Related - I now have James' scripts for creating the Lubuntu ISO and
work on that is ongoing, hope to have something soon, sorry about the

I'll also draft up a support page on the Partimus website soon.

> This question you ask is good, but begs a much larger discussion. Teachers
> are resistant. As the common core standards give pressure to go online more
> and machines get old, repurposing and FOSS will become more popular. But for
> now teachers are surprisingly not clever with technology. How to offer FOSS
> support is a daunting question.
> I will give it more thought.

Agreed. As always, thanks for your time on this.

Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2

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