Energize Education through Open Source

Energize Education through Open Source

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For many schools in today's economy, money is tight, and costs must be closely monitored. With this in mind, there is one area where educators can save: free, open source software. In Energize Education through Open Source, Christopher D. Whittum explains the ins and outs of a huge repository of educational and productivity software that is available and open source. Filled with practical examples, this guide shares how this software and hardware can be obtained, provides suggestions for integrating it, and shows how schools can find the options that work best for their students and teachers. Whittum, who has worked with computers for more than thirty years, addresses and explains the Linux operating system, discusses how the open source products can be integrated into existing curricula, and provides suggestions for applications that could serve as aids to learning. Energize Education Through Open Source provides a feasible technology solution for schools facing financial barriers.... 43 MPEG (Motion Pictures Experts Group) 43 Mplayer 42, 49 MSNMessenger 61 muliimedia 42 music management 43 ... package installation (on Ubuntu- based Linux distributions) 10 Parley (vocabulary trainer) 27, 46 partitioning (hard anbsp;...

Title:Energize Education through Open Source
Author:Christopher Whittum, M.Ed.
Publisher:LULU Publishing - 2013-11


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