Ubuntu In Education                                   Belinda Lopez                      Education Programs, CanonicalCrea...
Agenda     • Solutions for Education           – Classroom           – Data Centre     • Large-scale deployments          ...
Agenda     • Solutions for Education           – Classroom           – Data Centre     • Large-scale deployments          ...
Learning Designer  • 15 years of instructional design (preschoolers to astronauts)         – Academia (K - 12, College & U...
Why open source?     The worlds most expensive classroom – NASAs Spaceflight Training5 | 30
Why the need for open projects?6 | 30
Open source, open learning     • Collaboration creates better products     • Open learning projects use the same developme...
Ubuntu     • Ubuntu is and always will be free to use, share and         develop8 | 30
Ubuntu – a complete learning platform     • In the classroom     • In the data centre9 | 30
Large-scale Education deployments                             Desktops*                          Servers     Andalusia, Sp...
In the Classroom    • Ubuntu Desktop edition    • Educational-desktop add-on          – Learning applications for almost e...
Ubuntu – more than just an OS    • Internet: Firefox web browser, email, instant messaging    • Office Suite – Word proces...
Educational-desktop    • Ubuntu Software Centre – add on to Ubuntu    • Edubuntu – complete DVD installer          – Educa...
Educational-desktop    • Primary – Tux4Kids, Gcompris, Ry-li    • Secondary – vym, Gbrainy, kalgebra, kbruch    • Tertiary...
iTalc Classroom Management15 | 30
In the Data Centre    • Ubuntu Server Edition          – Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud          – Virtualisation & Thin-clients ...
Avatar rendered on Ubuntu              Weta is the special effects              house behind Avatar, King              Kon...
Ubuntu Enterprise CloudFlex between public and privateAbility to use the same Ubuntu machineimages and management tools ac...
Notable Use Cases for UECIntel Cloud Builder programUEC launched on Dell PowerEdge C ServersNASA are building a reference ...
Landscape: web based management
Large-scale deployments                             Desktops*                         Servers     Andalusia, Spain        ...
Large-scale deployments – next steps                             Desktops*                                 Servers     And...
Key elements to success    • Long-term planning          – Policy and processes          – Architecture that scales    • V...
Learning without barriers24 | 30
Learning without limits25 | 30
technology + people = success                        +                             Teacher training                       ...
Canonical and Education          Engineering Custom images, hardware certification, quality                      assurance...
Canonical – the company behind Ubuntu   ●     Founded in 2004   ●     Over 300+ staff in 18 countries   ●     Privately he...
Ubuntu 10.04 ISVs
Thank you for your time!      belinda.lopez@canonical.com    dinda@ubuntu.com      www.canonical.com    www.ubuntu.com    ...
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Ubuntu in Education - MOE OSS Day 2010

  1. 1. Ubuntu In Education Belinda Lopez Education Programs, CanonicalCreated in Open Office on Ubuntu
  2. 2. Agenda • Solutions for Education – Classroom – Data Centre • Large-scale deployments – Examples – Keys to success • Canonicals Offerings2 | 30
  3. 3. Agenda • Solutions for Education – Classroom – Data Centre • Large-scale deployments – Examples – Keys to success • Canonicals Offerings3 | 30
  4. 4. Learning Designer • 15 years of instructional design (preschoolers to astronauts) – Academia (K - 12, College & University) – Government (NASA, Hospital) – Corporate (ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, IBM, AT&T) • 5 years in open source – Ubuntu Member – Canonical employee4 | 30
  5. 5. Why open source? The worlds most expensive classroom – NASAs Spaceflight Training5 | 30
  6. 6. Why the need for open projects?6 | 30
  7. 7. Open source, open learning • Collaboration creates better products • Open learning projects use the same development process as open source software projects • Everyone is welcome to participate • No one person owns the materials, all are free to use, share, improve and translate7 | 30
  8. 8. Ubuntu • Ubuntu is and always will be free to use, share and develop8 | 30
  9. 9. Ubuntu – a complete learning platform • In the classroom • In the data centre9 | 30
  10. 10. Large-scale Education deployments Desktops* Servers Andalusia, Spain 580,000 5,500 Macedonia 180,000 Guateng, South Africa 55,000 4,500 Assam, India 28,000 * includes netbooks, laptops, desktops & thin-clients10 | 30
  11. 11. In the Classroom • Ubuntu Desktop edition • Educational-desktop add-on – Learning applications for almost every topic – Classroom and parental management tools • Free community support resources • Academic pricing on support & training offerings11 | 30
  12. 12. Ubuntu – more than just an OS • Internet: Firefox web browser, email, instant messaging • Office Suite – Word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, drawing (compatible with Microsoft Office) • Multimedia - Movie player, video & music editing, creation & organization • Ubuntu Software Centre – access to thousands more!12 | 30
  13. 13. Educational-desktop • Ubuntu Software Centre – add on to Ubuntu • Edubuntu – complete DVD installer – Educational software – Classroom & parental controls – LTSP lab setup • Custom images pre-installed on hardware – Nationalised images (Spain, Argentina, Taiwan, Brazil, Vietnam) – Fully translated13 | 30
  14. 14. Educational-desktop • Primary – Tux4Kids, Gcompris, Ry-li • Secondary – vym, Gbrainy, kalgebra, kbruch • Tertiary – Step, kalzium, Parley, Marble, Inkscape, vym • Parental & parent controls – iTalc classroom management, GnomeNanny, Pessulus • LTSP – thin-client lab setup and management • Education themed wallpaper and artwork14 | 30
  15. 15. iTalc Classroom Management15 | 30
  16. 16. In the Data Centre • Ubuntu Server Edition – Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud – Virtualisation & Thin-clients – Authentication systems – Automated deployments – Landscape management • Complete range of support & training offerings • Hardware certification programs16 | 30
  17. 17. Avatar rendered on Ubuntu Weta is the special effects house behind Avatar, King Kong and Lord of the Rings. Weta Infrastructure The Weta Render Wall enables virtual worlds and real actors to be joined in real time. - ~35,000 cores - ~5000 Blades - 104 TB RAM - Ubuntu Server Edition
  18. 18. Ubuntu Enterprise CloudFlex between public and privateAbility to use the same Ubuntu machineimages and management tools across bothprivate and public systems, minimising costlyre-training or application change when movingfrom private to public and vice versa.Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud Hybrid FocusRapid deployment Ubuntu on EC2 (public)Optimize resources & immediacy Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (private)(self service IT) Maximise benefits whilst minimising risksBest of breed (KVM, Eucalyptus) ElasticityCompatible technology (matches EC2/S3) Simplifies burstingSupports multiple guest O/S Common StandardsSecure, trusted & open source Common Ubuntu machine image
  19. 19. Notable Use Cases for UECIntel Cloud Builder programUEC launched on Dell PowerEdge C ServersNASA are building a reference platform for US gov based on UEC/eucalyptusGeorgia Tech Research Institute - DoDLarge proof of concept at a major Wall Street bank and other enterprise engagements where Canonical consultants engaged
  20. 20. Landscape: web based management
  21. 21. Large-scale deployments Desktops* Servers Andalusia, Spain 580,000 5,500 Macedonia 180,000 Guateng, South Africa 55,000 4,500 Assam, India 28,000 * includes, netbooks, laptops & desktops21 | 30
  22. 22. Large-scale deployments – next steps Desktops* Servers Andalusia, Spain 3,5 million 5,500+ Guateng, South Africa 3,5 million 4,500+ * includes thin-clients netbooks, laptops & desktops22 | 30
  23. 23. Key elements to success • Long-term planning – Policy and processes – Architecture that scales • Vendor, hardware & software selection • End user training for teachers and support staff • Curriculum integration • Community awareness and participation • Support resources23 | 30
  24. 24. Learning without barriers24 | 30
  25. 25. Learning without limits25 | 30
  26. 26. technology + people = success + Teacher training New Delhi, India CC-BY 2.0 Niyam Bhushan26 | 30
  27. 27. Canonical and Education Engineering Custom images, hardware certification, quality assurance Support Academic pricing for all training and support offerings. Bespoke offerings including on-site and local language. Solutions Every step of the way Canonical can help assess your needs and find appropriate, cost- effective solutions for every part of your project.27 | 30
  28. 28. Canonical – the company behind Ubuntu ● Founded in 2004 ● Over 300+ staff in 18 countries ● Privately held ● Offices in Taiwan, UK, US (Boston), Canada, China What we do ● Produce world-class Linux distributions ● Engineering services ● Support and professional services Customers and partners include:28 | 30
  29. 29. Ubuntu 10.04 ISVs
  30. 30. Thank you for your time! belinda.lopez@canonical.com dinda@ubuntu.com www.canonical.com www.ubuntu.com www.edubuntu.org30 | 30

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