[Fsf-friends] Adoption of FS based subjects in syllabus at CU

Murali Paramu ipmurali at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 22:18:36 IST 2009

Great job Vikram!
Congrats !!

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 8:46 PM, Vikram Vincent <vincentvikram at gmail.com>wrote:

> In a major move, the B.Sc. Computer Science Dept. of CU has introduced
> Python, PHP, GNU/Linux administration into the syllabus. References to
> M$ and its office applications in the Computer Fundamentals paper were
> replaced by OOo.
> There is also a shift from Turbo-C to GCC and friends.
> Topics related to Free software and open standards have been introduced
> into the IT paper of BBM.
> The Free Software based 'Moodle' - a learning management system(LMS)
> is being implemented as a policy throughout the University in a phased
> manner.
> Debian GNU/Linux is being installed in at least one system per
> department on
> a trial basis and both teaching and support staff are being trained.
> The creation of a Free Software Group is being planned as part of the CS
> Dept. academic activities. FS based projects will be given to the
> students for
> imlementation.
> These changes come after more than a year's efforts in convincing and
> training the staff and students on Free Software.
> --
> Vikram Vincent
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love & regards,
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