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FTA Announce #22: GNU Linux Advanced

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Since January 2012 the FTA courses are organised in a bottom-up fashion: courses will take off if a sufficient number of participants have expressed their interest in a specific course and a minimum amount of tuition fees has been collected. The number of learners influences the degree of interaction, necessary to provide a fruitful learning experience.

We already have learners lined up for a new session of the GNU/Linux Advanced that will take off on March 24th, 2014. Read more»

FTA Announce #21: FTA Courses and FKI/FTA infrastructure renovation

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Introduction

Over the last years the Free Knowledge Institute has been building up a server infrastructure. Now has come the moment to restart. We'll be moving the most important parts to an archive and set up new systems at new servers. Read below the details! We have new courses starting in January: about cloud computing and how to set up your own cloud services. And the GNU/Linux Basic and Advanced courses.
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SURVEY: Peer Enhanced Learning

The Free Technology Academy is designing on a new peer-based model for online courses: the Enhanced Peer Learning (EPL) model. EPL courses can be delivered in an online campus using forums and other asynchronous communication tools to be as flexible as possible for learners. Read more»

FTA Announce #19: GNU Linux Advanced

Permanent link: http://ftacademy.org/announce/19

Since January 2012 the FTA courses are organised in a bottom-up fashion: courses will take off if a sufficient number of participants have expressed their interest in a specific course and a minimum amount of tuition fees has been collected. The number of learners influences the degree of interaction, necessary to provide a fruitful learning experience. Read more»

FTA Announce #18: FTA 2012 courses focus on GNU/Linux skills

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The Free Technology Academy expects to run two course modules for users and systems administrators who want to get started with GNU/Linux systems. Skills in this area are increasingly demanded and hard to find for employers, making these topics very interesting for any IT professional. Read more»

Basic GNU/Linux

FTA Announce #17: GNU/Linux Basic and Advanced open for registration

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Since January 2012 the FTA courses are organised in a bottom-up fashion: courses will take off if a sufficient number of participants have expressed their interest in a specific course and a minimum amount of tuition fees has been collected. Read more»

FTA Announce #16: Learners take the lead

1. A Community-based FTA

Following the announcement about rebooting the FTA, quite a few people have sent us encouraging emails, some willing to take courses, complete masters, others to teach courses, offer company training through the FTA campus or help otherwise. Though the first reaction for many of us was that of surprise and sadness, now we are also seeing this as an opportunity! Read more»

The Free Technology Academy Consortium decides to reboot the FTA

Amsterdam, 22 November 2011

The Free Technology Academy will stop its current activity in January 2012 to restart in a new form. Instead of following a fixed study programme, learners can join a group of peers with similar interests and demand courses to be organised in the way they'd like most. This bottom-up, community based approach is expected to be more in line with the current demand. Read more»

FTA Announcement #15: Programme 2012 published

The tentative programme for 2012 is published and registrations are open!

The Free Technology Academy intends to offer at least four modules during the first term starting on January 9th, 2012.

As the degree of interaction, necessary to provide a fruitful learning experience, depends on the number of participating learners, the scheduled modules will only take place if they reach or surpass a minimum threshold of 10 participants. Read more»