Recap of July 28, 2015 Meeting

Slack log (Requires SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at login to view. Set one up if you don’t have a Slack account)

  1. Welcome and recap of last meeting
  2. Lesson plan updates
  3. Testing updates
    • @stephs8919 is testing the WordPress Basics lesson tonight.
    • At the end of the meeting we talked about the possibility of soliciting student feedback when testing lesson plans. Though we generally agreed that student feedback would be useful, we also identified a number of challenges to getting such feedback (added complexity reducing overall feedback submission rates, challenges of automating something, possibility that it might be easier to get feedback from students than presenters)
  4. Slides
    • We decided to table the slides conversation and have a separate meeting to discuss slides this Friday, July 31, at 17:00 UTC.
  5. Review initial Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. process
    • @courtneyengle spoke with #outreach and there was a sense from that team that connecting participants to Slack and the larger “getting started” materials is happening at these contributor days already and that there is nothing extra that we should be doing to make sure that part happens.
    • We should use our Getting Started page to include anything we need for onboarding contributor day contributors.
    • We briefly reconsidered our initial brainstorm and decided that the general ideas behind it still apply, particularly the timed messages on Slack for contributor days.

#contributor-days, #testing