wiki:org/meetings/2015SummerDevMeeting/TeachingTor

*INTRO*

The group brainstormed and discussed (in this order):

  • Audiences (to Teach Tor to)
  • Types of Teaching Formats
  • What is Existing (Resource-Wise)
  • What's Needed – For Each Specific Type of Teaching
  • What's Needed - Overall

*NOTES (translating the visualizations made on site into words for documentation purposes)*

1) Audiences

  • Security researchers
  • App developers
  • Journalists
  • Digital Security Trainers
  • Exit nodes operators
  • Whistleblowers
  • Activists
  • Human Rights Defenders
  • Users in censored contexts
  • Lawyers
  • Politicians
  • Police
  • Students
  • Kids
  • Librarians
  • General public

2) Types of Teaching Formats

  • Self-directed solo online
  • Interactive online
  • In person interactive (group)
  • In person interactive (individual/ small group)
  • In person lecture-format
  • Introductory education

# Matching: Audiences + Types of Teaching Formats

These audiences benefit from: Self-directed solo online, Interactive online, In person interactive (group), In person lecture-format

  • Security researchers
  • App developers
  • Journalists
  • Digital Security Trainers

These audiences benefit from: Self-directed solo online, In person interactive (group), In person lecture-format, Introductory education

  • Students
  • Kids
  • Librarians
  • General public

These audiences benefit from: Self-directed solo online

  • Exit nodes operators
  • Whistleblowers

These audiences benefit from: Interactive online, In person interactive (group), In person lecture-format

  • Activists
  • Human Rights Defenders
  • Lawyers

These audiences benefit from: In person lecture-format

  • Politicians
  • Police

These audiences benefit from: In person interactive (individual/ small group)

  • Users in censored contexts

3) What is Existing (Resource-Wise)

for Self-directed solo online

  • FOSS manual
  • Safer Jouno T.O.T.
  • Cyber-Arab guides
  • Tor user manual

for Self-directed solo online + In person interactive (group)

  • CryptoParty Handbook
  • CPJ Secure Journalism
  • LevelUp resources (on site)
  • Digital Aid Kit
  • Tactical Tech materials

for In person interactive (group)

  • Fronti Line Defenders manuals
  • Safe IREX

for In person lecture-format

  • internal resources produced by Intel Agencies (available when leaked!)
  • internal resources produced by Military (available when leaked!)

for Interactive online

  • IRC help desk
  • Email help desk

for Introductory education

  • Tor flyers
  • Tor website
  • Tor animation video (Nima's)
  • Wikipedia
  • Slide decks from community
  • (some more basic) Tactical Tech materials

4) What's Needed – For Each Specific Type of Teaching

for Self-directed solo online

  • Complete/ updated existing Tor docs/guides
  • Contextual guidance in apps
  • Accurate info for users to build their own risk assessment
  • In app documentation + guides that are easy to use

for In person interactive (group)

  • Tor to reach out to the training community
  • Collection of raw materials for building curriculums

for In person interactive (group) + In person lecture-format

  • Promote Tor-certified materials for teaching
  • Certification for trainers [pros and cons to be discussed]

for Introductory education

  • Website: updated content (intro info, manuals, etc.)
  • Communicating Tor architecture accurately

5) What's Needed - Overall

  • Vetting for materials for accuracy (by Tor folks)
  • Documentation improvements in tickets
  • Automated pushes for documentation when software changes version
  • Tickets for in-app context-specific documentation
  • Translations
  • Localizations
  • (Context/culture-appropriate) Illustrations for guides
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