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Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:04 pm
by faruqkhan
Need Linux Skills? 12 Places to Learn Online
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/a ... nline.html

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:29 pm
by faruqkhan
Open Source Desktop GIS: Let’s Get Started
Summary:

Ken Yanow is a professor of Geographical Sciences at Southwestern College in Chula Vista, California and an advocate of open source software in the classroom. In the coming months, he will write a series of articles for Directions Magazine on his experiences with various products in the classroom. In this initial article, he offers an introduction to the use of open source software and why educators might want to consider it.
http://www.directionsmag.com/articles/o ... ted/214520


Model Courses Server
http://www.geotechcenter.org/GTCM/Model ... ses-Server

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:56 pm
by faruqkhan
The Ultimate Collection of Emacs Resources
Anyone who’s ever dabbled in the dark art that is Emacs knows that chances are you’ll be overwhelmed before you start making sense of Emacs’ unique view of the world. There is just too much information out there…
http://batsov.com/articles/2011/11/30/t ... resources/

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:20 am
by faruqkhan
Assembling Video from a PNG Stream with FFMpeg
http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com/art ... eam_ffmpeg

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:47 am
by faruqkhan
C Arrays Basics Explained with 13 Examples
This article is part of on-going C programming series.
There are times while writing C code, you may want to store multiple items of same type as contiguous bytes in memory so that searching and sorting of items becomes easy. For example:
http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2011/12/c-arrays/

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:34 pm
by faruqkhan
Free open source application developed for study of fluid dynamics
Engineers at Stanford University have developed an open-source application that lets users model the effects of fluids moving over aerodynamic surfaces.
http://www.eurekamagazine.co.uk/article ... amics.aspx

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:14 am
by aquiline
Classroom Tools
iTALC--> Intelligent Teaching and Learning with Computers
TCExam--> FLOSS Computer-Based Assessment system
Moodle--> Produce modular internet-based courses
ATutor--> Designed with accessibility and adaptability in mind
Claroline--> Collaborative e-Learning and eWorking platform
Mando--> Interactive whiteboard using a camera and a projector
iTest--> Computerised examination

7 Essential Linux Classroom Tools

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Tue May 08, 2012 9:48 am
by aquiline
Welcome to Mathbuntu*, where Mathematics and (K)ubuntu come together. The goal of Mathbuntu.org is to provide easy access to the best open source mathematics software available, and the best free** textbooks available. Mathbuntu is for learning, doing, and communicating mathematics. The software listed below forms the core of Mathbuntu. These applications put the world of mathematics at your fingertips.

Sage (Mathematics Software System)
Maxima (Computer Algebra System)
R (Statistical Computing)
Octave and Scilab (Numerical Computation)
GeoGebra (Interactive Geometry and Algebra)
LaTeX (Document Preparation System)

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:idea: :arrow: An Interview with Leon Brin, maintainer of Mathbuntu

Explore Linux as a scientific computing platform

Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:01 am
by aquiline

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Summary:  Linux® is a great platform for scientific computing and is heavily used by the academic community for numerous tasks. While many open source projects address specific applications, the Sage mathematical project delivers a more generic problem-solving capability. Python is the primary language for many of the highest profile scientific applications, which this article discusses.


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Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:35 pm
by faruqkhan
How One Teacher Built a Computer Lab for Free
http://ifixit.org/3001/how-one-teacher- ... -for-free/


Best Educational Linux Distributions
http://www.junauza.com/2012/08/best-edu ... tions.html

Best Linux Applications For Learning Foreign Languages

Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:11 pm
by aquiline
Best Linux Applications For Learning Foreign Languages
If you’re learning a foreign language, there is always the need to go beyond the standard textbooks and listening materials. Resources like CDs,DVDs, and even movies in that particular language help you become a good listener and communicator. Also, these days, there are plenty of software available that help you learn better and faster. On Linux too, there are many such applications that can push you further in your linguistic endeavors without you having to pay a single penny. Here is a list of the best ones.

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Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:20 pm
by faruqkhan
Best Linux Applications For Learning Foreign Languages
http://techlaze.com/2012/08/best-linux- ... languages/

6 Great Linux Statistical Analysis Tools

Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:43 am
by aquiline
Science is the effort of seeking to comprehend how the physical world works. From observation and experimentation, science uses physical evidence of natural phenomena to compile data and analyze the collated information.
Statistical Analysis Tools
R Environment for statistical computing and graphics (see graphical interfaces)
PSPP Free replacement of the proprietary program, SPSS
SOFA Statistics Extremely user-friendly statistics, analysis and reporting package
ROOT Solves the data analysis challenges of high-energy physics
MacAnova Multi-platform statistical analysis and matrix alegbra
PAW Analyze and graphically present experimental data

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Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:08 am
by faruqkhan
I will teach you C
http://audidude.com/?p=656


Mandriva releases Mandriva Class, the real-time Education Solution
http://blog.mandriva.com/en/2012/09/10/mclass/


Ubuntu Reaches 220,000 PCs in Schools in Spain
http://www.thevarguy.com/2012/09/10/ubu ... -in-spain/

Re: Linux and Education

Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:39 am
by aquiline
Text Editors
medit Programming and around-programming text editor
Textadept Fast, minimalist, and extensible cross-platform text editor
RText Customizable editor written in Java
Zile Very small Emacs-subset editor
XML Copy Editor Fast, free, validating XML editor
Editra Easy to use interface and offers features that aid in code development


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