CMC: A Model Computer Science Curriculum for K-12 Schools, Technical Report, (TR-CSE-2013-52),
Dept. of Computer Science and Engg, IIT Bombay.
This document defines the philosophy and pedagogy underlying the creation of the Computer Masti series of books.
Copyright information: Computer Masti books 1-8 below were created at IIT Bombay, and released under Creative Commons.
The Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) was transferred from IIT Bombay to InOpen Technologies in 2009.
The IPR was transferred from InOpen Technologies to Next Education in 2016.
Although the entire IPR and Copyright of Computer Masti belongs to Next Education, the company has agreed to keep the original versions of Books 1-8 available to public.
You are free to download and use the books below, for non-commercial purposes. For commercial use, please contact Next Education.
|Computer Science Textbooks|
|Download Computer Masti Book I.|| This ebook is meant for teaching computers to children in the First standard.
First edition : June 2008 . Second edition: July 2010
|Download Computer Masti Book II.|| This ebook is meant for teaching computers to children in the Second standard.|
First edition:November 2008.Second edition: July 2010
|Download Computer Masti Book III.|| This ebookis meant for teaching computers to children in the Third standard.|
First edition: June 2009.Second edition: July 2010
|Download Computer Masti Book IV.|| This ebook is meant for teaching computers to children in the Fourth standard.|
First edition: September 2009.Second edition: July 2010
|Download Computer Masti Book V.|| This ebook is meant for teaching computers to children in the Fifth standard. |
First edition : July 2010
|Download Computer Masti Book VI.|| This ebook is meant for teaching computers to children in the Sixth standard. |
First edition : March 2011
|Download Computer Masti Book VII.|| This ebook is meant for teaching computers to children in the Seventh standard. |
First edition : February 2012
|Download Computer Masti Book VIII.|| This ebook is meant for teaching computers to children in the Eighth standard. |
First edition : February 2013
Here are couple of videos explaining what Computer Masti is all about:
|2016 :||Next Education acquires Computer Masti business from InOpen. IPR transferred from InOpen to Next Education. Next Education continues to make the above books available for free download.|
|2009 :||Inopen Technologies incubated at SINE-IITB, for large-scale implementation. IPR transferred from IIT Bombay to InOpen. InOpen decides to keep the above books available for free download. [InOpen co-founders: Sridhar Iyer and Rupesh Shah]|
|2008 - 2010 :|| Pilot implementation at SSRVM Mulund, and teacher training at IIT Bombay, by Authors team below.
Here are a Summary Report, the Full-Report in Plain Text version, and the PDF version with photos (12 MB).
|2007 - 2013 :||Creation of Computer Masti textbooks, and release of textbooks in Creative Commons. IPR with IIT Bombay. [Team - Editor: Sridhar Iyer. Content Authors: Vijayalakshmi Chitta, Farida Khan, Usha Vishwanathan, Malati Baru. Illustrator: Kaumudi Sahasrabudhe. Design and DTP: Sameer Sahasrabudhe, Swati Revandkar, Sandeep Gaikwad.]|
|2006 - 2007 :||Writing of the first version of the CMC curriculum. [Team - Sridhar Iyer and Malati Baru.]|
|1||Download Ubuntu||Ubuntu is a free operating system based on Linux. The activities in the above book/teaching material are based on Ubuntu. Read more about Ubuntu. Ubuntu is an African word meaning 'Humanity to others', or 'I am what I am because of who we all are'.|
|2||Install Ubuntu||Here are some guidelines to Install Ubuntu on your computer after you have downloaded it: See this Video.|
|3||Project OSCAR||Project OSCAR (Open Source Courseware Animations Repository) is a repository of interactive animations for teaching various concepts. The repository currently hosts several School level animations, and UG/PG level Learning objects. The current goal of Project OSCAR is to develop animations for Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Levels.|
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