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Re: Linux and Education

Postby faruqkhan » Fri Nov 11, 2011 7:04 pm

Need Linux Skills? 12 Places to Learn Online
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby faruqkhan » Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:29 pm

Open Source Desktop GIS: Let’s Get Started
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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
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby faruqkhan » Sun Dec 04, 2011 8:56 pm

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/
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby faruqkhan » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:20 am

Assembling Video from a PNG Stream with FFMpeg
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby faruqkhan » Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:47 am

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/
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby faruqkhan » Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:34 pm

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
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby aquiline » Mon Apr 09, 2012 9:14 am

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
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby aquiline » Tue May 08, 2012 9:48 am

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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Explore Linux as a scientific computing platform

Postby aquiline » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:01 am

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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

Postby faruqkhan » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:35 pm

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
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Best Linux Applications For Learning Foreign Languages

Postby aquiline » Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:11 pm

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

Postby faruqkhan » Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:20 pm

Best Linux Applications For Learning Foreign Languages
http://techlaze.com/2012/08/best-linux- ... languages/
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6 Great Linux Statistical Analysis Tools

Postby aquiline » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:43 am

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

Postby faruqkhan » Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:08 am

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/
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Re: Linux and Education

Postby aquiline » Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:39 am

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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