Instructions for JNV teachers

Steps to be undertaken by the course teacher after receiving the 'Course on ICT in Education' for Students DVD

  1. Take a back up of data from all systems (local server and clients) in which the the Ubuntu Operating System would be installed.

  2. View the contents of the DVD by inserting it in a DVD drive.

    You should see the following:

  • Ubuntu OS installation folders (Casper, install, isolinux, presseed)

  • List of preparatory documents folder

  • Moodle course content (.mbz file)

  • FOSS on Windows folder

  1. Save a copy of the 'List of preparatory documents' folder on your personal PC/laptop or you may take a print of all the documents contained in this folder. The folder contains Document 01 – 09, which will basically assist the teacher in installation of the Operating System and all the software applications.

    Document No. 01 (Curricula for ICT in Education Version 1.02) is the Curricula based on which the course has been developed. Please read through the document thoroughly to orient yourself to the guiding priniciples, learning strands and to the approach of the Course on ICT in Education for Students.

  2. Install the Ubuntu 12.04 Operating System in all the computers.

    Document No. 02 (System requirements for Ubuntu 12.04) and Document No. 03 (Ubuntu installation 12.04) provides guidelines and instructions for installing the OS. Please note that the Moodle application (the platform being used for accessing the course) and other 65+ applications would be installed along with the OS.

  3. If you wish to run Moodle on the local area network (LAN), please refer to Document No. 04 (Server to client access).

  1. Login in to the Moodle website as 'admin' using the username and password provided in 'Moodle passwords' plain text file. You can now add the ICT in Education course content inside Moodle, refer Document No. 05 (Add course in Moodle) for this.

  2. Document No. 06 (Obj_Org. of ICT course in Moodle) will help to familiarise with the objectives of the course as well as the organisation of the course in the Moodle platform.

  3. Create user accounts for yourself and all your students in Moodle by refering to Document No. 07 (Create user accounts and enrol users)

  4. Document No. 08 (Software applications with description) is an introduction to the software applications that would be introduced in Year I of the course.

  5. Enable local language typing in all your systems by referring to Document No. 09 (Enable local language typing in Ubuntu). In addition, the DVD also contains a spreadsheet file named 'Custom applications on DVD' which has the list of all the 65+ applications that would become accessible once the OS is installed.

11. Installers of the software applications that also run in a Windows environment are placed in the 'FOSS on Windows' folder.

Last modified: Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 2:06 PM