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[News] Open University Makes Another Small Steps Towards GNU/Linux

  • Subject: [News] Open University Makes Another Small Steps Towards GNU/Linux
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 03:21:42 +0000
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OU announces Linux course

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| The Open University has announced 'Linux - an 
| introduction' a ten week course on the open 
| source operating system aimed at absolute 
| beginners.
| Starting in May, registration for  the first 
| ten week course closes on the 24th of April. 
| The course will cost Â185 for students in the 
| UK. The OU gives a second start date of 
| October 2010, although registration for that 
| date is not yet open, and in future hopes to 
| run the course twice a year.


mimio for the Masses: Studio 6 Software Available for Mac and Linux Communities

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| mimio, a provider of interactive teaching 
| technologies for educators, is now extending 
| its mimio Studio 6 software offering to Mac 
| and Linux users in multiple languages.  
| Available for download on mimio.com, Studio 6 
| software allows teachers using Mac, Linux and 
| Windows operating systems to simply create 
| interactive lesson content in multiple 
| languages and provide access to features sure 
| to raise the level of classroom 
| participation.



EU: Open Universities open source master published first two books

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| The first two course books have just been
| published online for what is intended to
| become a university master programme on
| free and open source software and open
| standards.
| The online master programme, Free
| Technology Academy (FTA) is organised by
| the University of Agder in Norway and two
| of Europe's open universities, the
| Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Spain
| and the Open Universiteit in the
| Netherlands. Coordination is handled by the
| Free Knowledge Institute, based in the
| Netherlands.


Simply the Best: Case Study for Moodle at Open University

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| The British Open University took upon
| itself in 2005, together with the William
| and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the task of
| bringing online learning into the future.
| Unusual is that it didn't decide on Moodle
| for merely financial reasons or that it
| didn't go for professional support.

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