Creating Spoken Tutorials for Open source software

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Last updated on: 27th January 2022

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and travel restrictions placed by IIT Bombay, the FOSSEE Semester Long Internship 2022 will be offered remotely. The FOSSEE team will contact the selected candidates through emails soon.

Registration And Important Dates: The link for registration and important dates is available here.

Screening Tasks:

Part A: Checklist Test

The Spoken Tutorial creation process follows certain rules and checklists. In this task, you will be tested on your knowledge of the checklist. 

  • To understand the Spoken Tutorial creation process and also prepare for the test, see this link. Refer to this link to download the checklist test guidelines. 

  • You will have to appear for the checklist test. The instructions for taking the test will be sent over your registered email after you register on the spoken tutorial website. 

  • The test will be conducted online. The results will be displayed on the test interface after 24 hrs of the test. 

Part B: Creating Sample video

  • The participant who scores above 80% in the checklist test will have to create a 2 min long Spoken Tutorial. Details will be emailed to the respective participants. 

  • Once selected the intern will have to create spoken tutorials on PhET and Osdag opensource software.

  • For creating the spoken tutorial on PhET: 

    • Interns will have to create spoken tutorials on PhET simulations (Physics - Circuit Construction,  Mathematics - Graphing Quadratics, Chemistry- Salts and Solubility,  Biology - Gene Expression Essentials) 

  • Qualification of the Applicants for the PhET tutorials: BSc (Any year,  with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biochemistry as one of the subjects) or MSc (1year or final year, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry/Biology),  Candidates who have completed BSc or MSc may also apply.

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