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Chapter 4 (opener #3) its a free software world after all

  1. 1. Chapter 4 (Opener #3) It’s a Free Software World After All Produced By: Fathimath Mumthaz HMID 6303: Current Trends & Issues in Instructional Technology
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>Acknowledgement </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>What is FOSS? </li></ul><ul><li>Hackers And Hacker Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Free Software Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>The Free & Open Software </li></ul><ul><li>The Sakai </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of Moodle And Sakai </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal And Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Tools at Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Open and Free Software for All </li></ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All
  3. 3. Acknowledgment <ul><li>This presentation will take you through the findings, ideas, thoughts and suggestions Dr. Curtis J Bonk displayed as the Opener #3, Chapter 4- “It’s a Free Software World After All”, in his book, The World is Open . </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All
  4. 4. Is it new? <ul><li>Free Software....? </li></ul>Membership Renewable ? Can it be used by anybody? Provide free trial? What % is free? Is it free of Charge? Free Software &Open Source For All Can it be shared?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Philosophy - Openness of computing code created in distributed or peer to peer collaborative development. </li></ul><ul><li>Founder - Mitch Kapor </li></ul><ul><li>Open Sources -millions in the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>Tools - openly related to teaching and learning processes. </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: Podcasting, Wiki and Blogs </li></ul>Mitch Kapor Open Source Free Software &Open Source For All
  6. 6. What is FOSS? <ul><li>Free Open Source Software </li></ul><ul><li>Free Software </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul>Two Movements Concerned with philosophical freedom Concerned with economies of peer to peer collaboration Evolved from Hacker Culture Free Software &Open Source For All
  7. 7. Hackers & Hacker Culture <ul><li>Hackers - Computer programing hobbyists and enthusiasts who enjoy designing software and building programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Hacker Culture - A subculture that originated from MIT’s computer culture. It had a strong belief in knowledge sharing and helping as many as possible with openness and collaboration. </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All Eric Reymond Linus Torvalds Martin Dougiamas Well known hackers of FOSS Richard Stallman
  8. 8. Free Software Revolution <ul><li>The first Open Source Software Program is </li></ul><ul><li>GNU (GNU is Not Unix) founded by </li></ul><ul><li>in 1985 with his hacker colleagues from F ree S oftware F oundation. </li></ul><ul><li>GNU came up with FOUR Freedoms which greatly </li></ul><ul><li>hub on “sharing”. </li></ul><ul><li>Further Information / </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Stallman </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All
  9. 9. Free Software Revolution Search: Free Software &Open Source For All
  10. 10. Free Software in Education Saves Money Can be installed and used in any appliance Share resources, documentations and other supports free of charge No discrimination regardless of ethnic, cultural or economic background Free Software &Open Source For All
  11. 11. The Free & Open Software <ul><li>Open Source has been referred to any software program whose source code is free to use, modify and redistribute . </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Institutes make use of the Open Source Software to create opportunities for innovation, creativity and commercial dealers. </li></ul><ul><li>The Open Source Software has created opportunities for expertise in similar areas to share their fields of knowledge with controlled structures or financial compensations </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All
  12. 12. The Sakai <ul><li>Is a courseware platform that enables individuals or institutions to place their course on the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>Could upload and download documents, reports, assignments, PowerPoint slides …etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion forums, teaching & Learning materials and online discussion for student- teacher interaction </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All
  13. 13. Moodle <ul><li>Martin Dougiamas released Moodle1.0 in August 2002 as the first Open Source Learning Management System. </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle enables constructivist principles of Teaching and Learning through collaborative experiences within the system. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Chats, Forums, Learner profiles, blogs, Instant messaging, quizzes…etc Free Software &Open Source For All
  14. 14. Benefits of Sakai & Moodle <ul><li>Moodle and Sakai make way for global education as they allow: </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All
  15. 15. Drupal & Ning <ul><li>Ning for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Ning for Business </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance its user growth as well as income in billions . </li></ul>Similar to Moodle and Sakai, Drupal is another user focused open source that allow to blog, share resources, social networking with many add-on modules. Ning (not an open source) is one of the fast growing Learning Management Platforms which enhance higher level of social interaction and knowledge being Shared . Free Software &Open Source For All
  16. 16. Creative Commons (CC) <ul><li>CC was created in 2001 by Larry Lessig </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons assure the rights of open education in a systematic manner. </li></ul><ul><li>CC licensing vary based on the type of copyright from all rights reserved to some rights to free distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Creative Commons community is creating new global connections and opening up worlds of knowledge, research, art and culture to everyone on the planet”. </li></ul><ul><li>(Cathy Casserly,CEO,CC) </li></ul>Larry Lessig Free Software &Open Source For All Read More-
  17. 17. Tools at Creative Commons <ul><li>We all can learn when individual creativity reproduce within the CC licensing boundaries. </li></ul><ul><li>Free tools at CC permit </li></ul>Mixing Licensing Translating Plug-ins Add-on Free Software &Open Source For All Surf this site -
  18. 18. Open Source & Free Software for All <ul><li>WE-ALL LEARN model would not have existed without the free software and open source. A person located at any point of the globe with computer programming design skills, money, resources or networks could spare time and upgrade learner standard without physical migration from the location through the free software and open source movements. </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All
  19. 19. Reference <ul><li>Bonk, C,. (2009). The World is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education, Hoboken,NJ,USA:Jossey-Bass, </li></ul><ul><li>Casserly, C,. (2011). Creative Commons , Retrieved on 30 th October 2011 from: </li></ul><ul><li>http :// </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> / </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Free Software &Open Source For All