Workshop and Class Ideas

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This page is for potential instructors to put forth an idea for a workshop or class. Feel free to create a dedicated page if necessary!

If you're wondering what the steps are to hold a class, check out How_to:_Classes,_Workshops_and_Events.

Scheduled classes are on our Public Classes and Events page.

Unity (3D Engine) class

  • Instructor: Tom
  • Tentatively scheduled for the second week of January 2012
  • Location: TBD (Full Sail? FamiLAB?)
  • Open to members? The Public?

Intro to Arduino

Advanced Arduino

Intro to FamiLAB

  • Curriculum:
    • FamiLAB's mission
    • Communication/collaboration tools
    • Shop safety

How to Teach a Class class

Developing a Mission Statement

Slide Rules 101

  • Instructor: Mike
  • Curriculum: How slide rules work, why they work, and one you can make yourself!
  • Location: FamiLAB

Introduction to Metasploit Workshop & Class (Hands On)

  • Instructors: Bill, g3k, DC407
  • Curriculum: Modified and shortened version of Metasploit Unleashed
  • Location: FamiLAB CL1
  • Student Prereqs:
    • Laptop running BackTrack 5
    • Basic information security knowledges
    • Command line experience
    • Basic Linux experience
  • Location Requirements:
    • Power for students
    • Projector & A/V
    • Vulnerable VM farm
      • Copy of Metasploitable for each student/instructor with unique hostname and IP
      • One Windows XP SP2 modified NIST image for demo

Information Security Basics: Self Defense (Class/Presentation)

  • Potential Instructors: Bill, lrvick, Mack, DC407
  • Curriculum: End-User guide to not getting owned. Should be non-technical friendly if possible. Bill may be able to snag presentations from work, but will need to ask.
    • Local
    • Over the wire
    • Social Networking
    • ...
  • Location: FamiLAB CL1

Web Application Security Basics: OWASP Top 10 Exploits & Mitigations (Class/Presentation)

  • Potential Instructors: Bill, g3k, DC407
  • Curriculum: A walk through of the OWASP Top 10 with demonstrations of exploits, and explanations of mitigation techniques in a language agnostic way.
  • Location: FamiLAB CL1

Intro to the Laser cutter

  • Workshop, not a formal class.

Intro to Urethane Plastic Casting

  • Instructor: Dave W
  • This is intended to be a hands on class which will take about 3 hours. The idea is to come with a small item you would like to make a copy of and a disposable container which is about a half inch larger in all dimensions. The class will provide the material for a single use mold and a single part.
    • The mold material will be Algenate which is a fast setting non-toxic soft material designed for skin contact. (My first cast was of my thumb.)
    • The casting material will be a relatively hard urethane plastic.
      • Nominally the material is white.
      • Colorants will be available.
      • If there is sufficient interest a clear material will be available. (The material comes in 1 quart minimum.) A student could purchase an entire quart of their desired material if so inclinded.
  • The students will be expected to pay for the materials on the basis of volume. Cost is estimated at about $30/quart based on the casting container size. It will be necessary for them to pre-register to make sure sufficient materials are on hand.
  • The format will be a classroom demonstration followed by a workshop where each student makes their own casting.
  • Items to be covered:
    • Minimum requirements for casting
    • Safety Considerations
    • Introduction to casting materials
    • Mold design consiterations
    • Measuring and Mixing Materials
    • Items affecting casting quality
  • It is expected this could take place in the classroom if provision can be made to control spills. Each student should have about 6 square feet of table space to help prevent spills. Casting material in the carpet is irreversible.