<ul><ul><li>John Jennings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tipperary Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>jjennings@tippinst.ie ...
Topics <ul><li>Open Source Toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>Typical Day with Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Starting Points </li><...
Aims & Objectives <ul><li>Aims </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise awareness of open source tools for the development and delivery...
<ul><li>System Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Office Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Tools  </li></ul><ul><li>Audio/Visual Tools...
Typical Day <ul><li>Travel to Work  </li></ul><ul><li>Create Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Create Workbook </li></ul><ul><li>C...
08:00 – 09:00 : Commute <ul><li>Previous evening </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iPodder automatically downloads audio from my favou...
09:00 – Coffee Break : Planning <ul><li>Boot up Linux  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 sec as using suspend to ram feature  <...
After Coffee – 12:00 : Code <ul><li>Umbrello </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create UML models of Java program examples </li></ul></...
12:00 – 13:00 : Presentation  <ul><li>Impress (Presentation Tool)  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create slides  </li></ul></ul><ul...
Lunch : Keep in Touch <ul><li>Browse Internet with Firefox  </li></ul><ul><li>Browse favourite RSS feeds using akregator <...
14:00 – 15:00 : Tutorials  <ul><li>Create tutorials workbook  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writer  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
15:00 – 15:30 : Admin  <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenOffice Calc  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Update...
16:00 – 16:30 : Moodlise <ul><li>Upload all files to Moodle  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zip all topic relates files using File ...
16:30 - 17:00 : Wind Down <ul><li>Coffee & a game of prBoom </li></ul><ul><li>Upload mp3's to my iPOD with gtkPod </li></ul>
Starting Points <ul><li>GNU/Linux </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knoppix  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Debian based live CD distr...
Parting Words <ul><li>We are members of an Open Source Moodle Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lets own this community </li...
Thank You
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  1. 1. <ul><ul><li>John Jennings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tipperary Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>jjennings@tippinst.ie </li></ul></ul>A day in the Life of... an Open Source Instructor
  2. 2. Topics <ul><li>Open Source Toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>Typical Day with Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Starting Points </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source community </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aims & Objectives <ul><li>Aims </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise awareness of open source tools for the development and delivery of instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage the formation/activation of a Irish open source learning community </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Describe the contents of a typical open source toolkit that could be used to develop instructional material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify a starting point for instructors interested in using open source tools in education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be aware of the fundamental philosophy of open source </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>System Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Office Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Audio/Visual Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Development Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Closed Source but Free </li></ul>Toolkit
  5. 5. Typical Day <ul><li>Travel to Work </li></ul><ul><li>Create Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Create Workbook </li></ul><ul><li>Create Content </li></ul><ul><li>Moodlise </li></ul><ul><li>Travel Home </li></ul>
  6. 6. 08:00 – 09:00 : Commute <ul><li>Previous evening </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iPodder automatically downloads audio from my favourite podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adam Curry: Daily Source Code </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ITC: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tiki Bar TV: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use K3B to burn audio CD from podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drive to work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen to podcasts en route </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. 09:00 – Coffee Break : Planning <ul><li>Boot up Linux </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 sec as using suspend to ram feature </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>read email using Thunderbird </li></ul><ul><ul><li>excellent spam controls </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Freemind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create mind map of topic to be taught tomorrow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Export to HTML, PDF, Doc, png, jpeg </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. After Coffee – 12:00 : Code <ul><li>Umbrello </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create UML models of Java program examples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NetBeans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create program examples ( for computer programming subject) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. 12:00 – 13:00 : Presentation <ul><li>Impress (Presentation Tool) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create slides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Import Freemind html to form skeleton of presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose template </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert clip art from OpenClipart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Ksnapshot to grab screen assets, i.e. sample programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Output slides to pdf, swf, ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Output handouts to pdf </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Lunch : Keep in Touch <ul><li>Browse Internet with Firefox </li></ul><ul><li>Browse favourite RSS feeds using akregator </li></ul><ul><li>Check in on class discussions by aggregating the RSS feeds from Moodle discussions </li></ul>
  11. 11. 14:00 – 15:00 : Tutorials <ul><li>Create tutorials workbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Insert graphics from open clip art </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use Ksnapshot to grab screen assets </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Format document as usual </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Output to pdf </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. 15:00 – 15:30 : Admin <ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenOffice Calc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Update spreadsheet to track student progress through workbooks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Update spreadsheet to track student attendance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Update spreadsheet to record student grades </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. 16:00 – 16:30 : Moodlise <ul><li>Upload all files to Moodle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zip all topic relates files using File Roller </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload zip file </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decompress files on Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add links to uploaded content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed mind maps into Moodle html resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embedded Mindmap </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. 16:30 - 17:00 : Wind Down <ul><li>Coffee & a game of prBoom </li></ul><ul><li>Upload mp3's to my iPOD with gtkPod </li></ul>
  15. 15. Starting Points <ul><li>GNU/Linux </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Knoppix </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Debian based live CD distribution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No need to install anything on to your hard disk </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boot from CD </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homepage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.knoppix.net </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ISO download </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://ftp.knoppix.nl/os/Linux/distr/knoppix/KNOPPIX_V4.0.2CD-2005-09-23-EN.iso </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Most of applications mentioned in this presentation are already installed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.opensourceinstructor.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://learning.tippinst.ie/course/view.php?id=272 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Parting Words <ul><li>We are members of an Open Source Moodle Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lets own this community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Thank You

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