Teaching and Hosting Galaxy training

Galaxy is a great solution to train the bioinformatics concepts: numerous bioinformatics tools are available (almost 5,000 in the ToolShed), it can be used by people without any computer science skills, it trains to use technology, outlining available resources and efforts that have made them accessible to researchers, it is scalable.

The Galaxy community via the Galaxy Training Network supports instructors and workshop organizers using with a series of recommandations (tutorials below) and regular discussion meetings.

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Pedagogical aspects

These will guide you on the pedagogy to deliver impactfully trainings

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
Assessment and feedback in training and teachings
Motivation and Demotivation
Train-the-Trainer: putting it all together
Training techniques to enhance learner participation and engagement

Training practises

These tutorials show different practises to deliver training

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
Teaching experiences

Prepare yourself and Galaxy for teaching

Tutorials guide to use Galaxy for teaching, more on the practical aspect

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
Course Builder
Galaxy Admin Training
Organizing a workshop
Running a workshop as instructor
Set up a Galaxy for Training
Training Infrastructure as a Service
Workshop Kickoff


Assorted Tutorials

Lesson Slides Hands-on Recordings
Overview of the Galaxy Training Material for Instructors

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions regarding this topic have been collected on a dedicated FAQ page . Common questions related to specific tutorials can be accessed from the tutorials themselves.

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