Chao, Lee, 1951-

Utilizing open source tools for online teaching and learning : applying Linux technologies / Lee Chao. - Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), c2009. - electronic texts (xix, 344 p. : ill.) : digital files. - IGI Global Research Collection .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to open source products -- Instructional technology theory for online teaching/learning system -- Technology requirements of online teaching/learning systems -- Network development and management -- Server development and management -- Database development for online courses -- Class management -- Security management -- Client computer system and remote access -- Design and development of online course materials -- Implementation and evaluation of online courses -- Trends and advances.

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It is necessary for online teaching designers and developers to understand the roles played by open source products in developing and supporting an online learning system. This book covers strategies for using and evaluating open source products for online teaching and learning systems. By going through each phase of the development process, it provides comprehensive coverage on the application of open source products to meet the goals and objectives of instructional technology.




Mode of access: World Wide Web.

9781605663777 (ebook)

10.4018/978-1-60566-376-0 doi




Web-based instruction.
Linux device drivers (Computer programs)
Operating systems (Computers)

LB1044.87 / .C42 2009

371.33/44678