|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Teaching Stipents
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Subject: Re: [hangout] Teaching Stipents
In-Reply-To: <200112290346.fBT3klI22891-at-superglide.netfx-2000.net> from Alan
Wiess at "Dec 28, 2001 07:46:47 pm"
To: Alan Wiess
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 22:50:00 -0500 (EST)
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Ruben was thinking about $500 per class
and cutting the class back to 25 hours.
As I understand it, he said the class was too
long for the students, and he made himself
broke getting it done. I think he's worried
about keeping the DSL connection up.
But you have to ask him. I'm just the
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> > > I oppose stipents.
> > >
> > > Everyone should just give their time - or not.
> > >
> > > It's dishonest to give stipents. Is this a business?
> > I can give more time if it's not completely volunteer.
> How much would you want for a 50 hour course.
> I calculated that the Perl Class alone, at normal rates,
> which had 20 people in it, at $100 an hour for a normal
> class is about 50K in donated revenue which was given
> away to students for much less. I think it was $200
> per STUDNET for the whole thing. 20 students x $200
> is $4000. Let's say we want to keep the price level,
> how much is your take? And you see, NYLXS is now
> no longer an organization, it's a business. And
> remmeber the room was donated (in midtown).
> Somebody had friends in Heaven.
> > I think it's a good idea. The net effect is that the
> > organization has more money than if the class never ran,
> > and I think it's more of a win-win situation when the
> > teacher gets a piece of the pie. I wouldn't be opposed
> > to hiring teachers outright if it meant that we could
> > run more classes, and more steadily run them. The
> > important thing is to run the classes.
> > - --
> > "The funk, the whole funk, and nothing but the funk."
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