[ILUG-BOM] Software Freedom Day 16th September 2017 - Free Software & Education

GN nagarjun at gnowledge.org
Sat Sep 16 10:36:03 IST 2017


On 09/15/2017 04:05 PM, Raghavendra Kamath wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
>
> Some of the members of ILUG BOM have come together with Free Software Movement
> Maharashtra, Digital Freedom Foundation & Don Bosco Institute Of Technology to
> celebrate Software Freedom Day 2017.
>
> This years Focus is Free & Libre Software in Education. We have planned to
> Invite Teachers and students for a seminar , which will highlight the role of
> free software in education.
>
> Agenda:
>
> 1. Digital classroom and Lab work — We shall discuss how teachers can make use
> of digitized textbooks and computerized exercises for any subject.
>
> 2. Teaching Aids — The most complex concepts can now be demonstrated in
> classroom to stimulate pupil’s imagination.
>
> 3. Programming at an early age — We discuss how children can start coding at
> an early age and make their own software.
>
> 4. Why Free & Libre Software — What is free and open source software? Why is
> it important in Education?  Steps to encourage free software in education.
>
> We are also trying to give (if possible) DVD live installation medias, after
> the event.
>
> Venue & Time:
>
> Date : 16 Spetember 2017
> Day : Saturday
> Time : 3 PM TO 5PM
>
> Address:
> IT Lab 4, 3rd floor, A wing
> Department Of Information Technology
> Don Bosco Institute Of Technology, Kurla (W)
>
> 12 Minutes walk from Vidyavihar Station(W)
> Map: https://goo.gl/maps/fRQoetu97Vp
>
> We request the support from all of you to make this event a success

I will be there.  Great Initiative.

-- 
GN



More information about the Linuxers mailing list