Education

In Michigan Tech's open source 3D printing course, students build their own 3D printers and use them to complete various class projects. The entire course—from hardware, software, firmware, and course materials—is free and open source.
1 comment Posted 31 Mar 2015 by Joshua Pearce Feed
Firefox developer edition blue logo modified by Jen Wike Huger via Creative Commons license
Find out how Mozilla utilizes open education resources (OERs) to improve and increase participation in their communities.
1 comment Posted 26 Mar 2015 by Emma Irwin Feed
Amnesty International produces a 400+ page print report each year, which is released in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic simultaneously and then translated into 12 other languages. Last year the organization deployed Booktype 2.0, a Django application developed for book sprints. Daniel James... Read more
0 comments Posted 25 Mar 2015 by Daniel James Feed
When it comes to teaching programming in an academic setting, what is the best programming language for the job? Grace is an open source programming language specifically designed to meet the needs of teaching and learning programming in an educational setting.
1 comment Posted 25 Mar 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Penn Manor School District built better IT processes and a Linux programs for their students. Find out how DevOps principles like automation, iteration, and orchestration resonate strongly with their students and IT team.
1 comment Posted 24 Mar 2015 by Charlie Reisinger Feed
I learned about David Lippman from an article on TeamOpen and realized I needed to talk to him more about his work in open education and open source. David is a professor at Pierce College and has saved students a million dollars with his shared textbooks. He also built IMathAS, a free, open source... Read more
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and perspective about real-world software development, and—most importantly—students can get extra mentorship while gaining hands-on experience in their... Read more
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Emily Dunham Feed
Gibbon, an open source education management tool is improving education and learning at the International College Hong Kong by helping them solve the problem of managing data from multi-site records.
0 comments Posted 20 Mar 2015 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
Robots for Good is a project with roots in 3D printing, open source, and education. In this interview with Richard Hulskes, co-­founder of Wevolver, he tells me what Wevolver is up to at the moment, which includes collaborating with the e-NABLE project, a group of makers creating open design files... Read more
0 comments Posted 19 Mar 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Read this in-depth review and tutorial of UberStudent, a customized, Linux distribution designed for secondary and post-secondary education.
3 comments Posted 18 Mar 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed

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