OS curriculum and Kernel source code

The Windows Academic Program provides universities with curriculum materials, Windows kernel source code, and a project environment for teaching operating system principles using Windows.

Windows CRK

The Curriculum Resource Kit (CRK) is a collection of instructional materials that follows the ACM/IEEE-CS Operating System Body of Knowledge and illustrates operating system (OS) concepts using Windows XP as a case study.

Who it's for

The CRK is free and available to any professor or student who accepts the terms of the Microsoft Curriculum License Agreement.

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Windows Research Kernel

The Windows Research Kernel (WRK) packages core Windows XP x64/Server 2003 SP1 kernel sources with an environment for building and testing of experiments and projects based on modifying the Windows kernel, enabling advanced teaching and research that promote better understanding of the Windows architecture and implementation.

Who it's for

The WRK is free and available to eligible academic faculty members, researchers, and students at accredited universities who accept the terms and conditions of the Microsoft Windows Research Kernel Source Code License - updated.

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ProjectOZ

ProjectOZ is an experimental environment that is built on top of the native NT API for universities to use as a platform for operating system projects.

Who it's for

ProjectOZ is free and available to any professor or student who accepts the terms of the Microsoft Curriculum License Agreement.

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