Home » Project Status » Table of Contents (as of 25 April 2013)

Recent Comments

    Table of Contents (as of 25 April 2013)

    ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 10
    INTRODUCTION: WHY USE OPEN SOURCE? 11
    CHAPTER ONE: LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM 13
    Part 1: Linux Distributions 13
    Section 1: Edubuntu Linux 14
    Section 2: UberStudent Linux 14
    Part 2: Linux System Administration 15
    Section 1: Linux/UNIX File Structure 16
    Section 2: Your Home Folder 17
    Section 3: System Settings 19
    Section 4: The Synaptic Package Manager 20
    Section 5: Step-by-step Package Installation and Removal 21
    Section 6: User Account Management 22
    Part 3: System Security 23
    Section 1: Anti-Virus for Linux 24
    Section 2: The Update Manager 25
    Part 4: Linux to the Rescue 26
    Section 1: DOS/FAT16/FAT32 26
    Section 2: NTFS 29
    Part 5: Emulating Microsoft Windows 30
    Online Resources 31
    Documentation 31
    Distributions 31
    Other Education-focused Linux Distributions 32
    Utilities 32
    Microsoft Windows Emulators 32
    Anti-Virus 33
    Forums 33
    References 35
    CHAPTER 2: CURRICULUM 37
    Part 1: Language Arts 37
    Section 1: Vocabulary 37
    Primary 37
    Primary/Intermediate 37
    Primary/Intermediate/Secondary/Post-Secondar4y 37
    Section 2: Writing 38
    Primary/Intermediate 39
    Part 2: Mathematics 39
    Section 1: Numbers and Relationships 39
    Primary 39
    Primary/Intermediate 40
    Section 2: Geometry 40
    Primary/Intermediate/Secondary/Post-Secondary 41
    Secondary/Post-Secondary 41
    Section 3: Algebra 42
    Secondary/Post-Secondary 42
    Section 4: Logic 43
    Intermediate/Secondary/Post-Secondary 43
    Secondary/Post-Secondary 44
    Section 5: Computer Programming 44
    Intermediate/Secondary/Post-Secondary 44
    Part 3: Science 47
    Section 1: Biology 47
    Secondary/Post-Secondary 47
    Section 2: Chemistry 47
    Intermediate/Secondary/Post-Secondary 47
    Section 3: Earth/Space Sciences 49
    Intermediate/Secondary/Post-Secondary 49
    Section 4: Physical Science 50
    Intermediate/Secondary/Post-Secondary 51
    Part 4: Social Studies 51
    Section 1: Geography 51
    Intermediate/Secondary 51
    Section 2: History 52
    Intermediate/Secondary 53
    Section 3: Economics 53
    Intermediate/Secondary 53
    Part 5: The Arts 53
    Section 1: Graphic Design 53
    Section 2: Multimedia 55
    Part 6: Bible Studies 57
    Online Resources 60
    Language Arts 60
    Mathematics 60
    Science 62
    Social Studies 63
    Arts 63
    Bible Studies 64
    References 65
    CHAPTER 3: PRODUCTIVITY 69
    Part 1: LibreOffice 69
    Section 1: LibreOffice Writer 70
    Section 2: LibreOffice Calc 71
    Section 3: LibreOffice Impress 71
    Section 4: LibreOffice Base 72
    Section 5: LibreOffice Draw 72
    Part 2: Internet and Communication 72
    Section 1: Web Browsers 73
    Section 2: Email Programs 74
    Section 3: Chat Clients 75
    Section 4: FTP Software 76
    Section 5: BitTorrent 77
    Section 6: Web Development 78
    Section 7: Blogging 79
    Online Resources 81
    Office Suites 81
    Web Browsers 81
    Email Programs 81
    Chat 82
    FTP Software 82
    BitTorrent 82
    Web Development 82
    References 84
    CHAPTER 4: AIDS TO LEARNING 87
    Part 1: Special Education 87
    Section 1: Individualized Education Plan (IEP) 87
    Part 2: Learning Environments 87
    Part 3: Skill Builders 90
    Section 1: Typing TutorsKeyboarding 90
    Section 2: Occupational Therapy 91
    Part 4: Graphic Organizers 93
    Section 1 Mind Maps 94
    Online Resources 97
    Special Education 97
    Educational Environments 97
    Skill Builders 97
    Occupational Therapy 98
    Graphic Organizers 98
    References 99
    CHAPTER 5: GETTING ORGANIZED 101
    Part 1: Curriculum Planning 101
    Part 3: Library Management 104
    Online Resources 107
    Curriculum Planning 107
    Organization Tools 107
    Library Management 107
    References 108
    APPENDIX A: THE GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE 109
    APPENDIX B: LINUX ON A BUDGET 131
    Part 1: Window Managers 131
    Part 2: Thin Clients 134
    Part 3: OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) 135
    Online Resources 137
    Window Managers 137
    Thin Client Software 137
    Open Source Hardware 137
    References 139
    APPENDIX C: PLAYING DVDS IN LINUX 140
    References 143
    INDEX 144