Maybe this is the linux bang you can give them ? Its also pretty easy
Quoting Kevin Philp <lists at cybercolloids.net>:
> Shane Tuohy wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Frank Murphy (Frankly3D) <
>>frankly3d at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Have convinced my local community thingey to allow me organise a
>>> "Introduction to Linux" course\lessons.
>>>>>> Which have been proprietry focused up to now.
>>> Using LiveCD's, what sort of lesson content,
>>> should I try include.
>>> As I have no "teacher" type experience.
>>>>>>>>> Try and have a 'grab' early on, like show off some 3d effects, or something
>> like that, after that alot of people will be more enthusiastic about your
>>>> Another option is to show them a package you just got from
>> shipit.ubuntu.comwith your completely free cd's.
>>>> Depends on what audience you have I suppose
>> Shane Tuohy
>> N.U.I, Galway Compsoc
>> tel - 086-3147148
>> email - slibuntu at compsoc.nuigalway.ie>> web - shanetuohy.com
>>> Start with a bang - good idea. And then show them how to get there.
> Night classes have high drop out rates - your first class needs to send
> them home excited. Maybe pack them off with a live CD and give them
> some home work.
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