Education

Charlie Reisinger talks to Scott Nesbitt and Opensource.com about migrating an entire school district to Linux and open source.
1 comment Posted 29 Sep 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
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How Don Watkins, a technology director at a New York state high school, introduced Linux to the system.
5 comments Posted 29 Sep 2014 by Don Watkins Feed
Youth Digital just moved into their new offices, tucked away in a nondescript office park in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It's a big step up from their humble beginnings, when company founder and director Justin Richards hauled a laptop to his students' houses, tutoring them on web and graphic... Read more
1 comment Posted 26 Sep 2014 by Michael Harrison (Red Hat) Feed
The director of Open Source Training tells the story of how he got away from traditional teaching and testing methods and found joy again in teaching with the open source way.
3 comments Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Steve Burge Feed
When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at Opensource.com, I decided to take that quite literally, and went back to NC State University earlier this month to attend the inaugural Geospatial Forum at the Center for Geospatial Anaytics. Geospatial analytics and GIS (geospatial... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Last summer was special for the Creative Commons China Mainland team, Wenzhou Medical University, and Guokr.com. These three parties co-hosted an Open Education Resources (OER) summer camp on Luxi Island off the coast of China. For Wenzhou Medical University, the summer camp had been a part of... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Jane Park Feed
An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.
0 comments Posted 17 Sep 2014 by Joshua Holm Feed
A key to modern IT education is getting students involved with open source. One institution which has been doing that is the Center for Development of Open Technology (CDOT) at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada.
0 comments Posted 17 Sep 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
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In this interview, I spoke with Ned Batchelder of Open edX about his team who he says are working to make the platform "the best place to experiment with new ideas, and then share those ideas with other educators who can build on them and make their own improvements."
0 comments Posted 16 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike (Red Hat) Feed
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How to teach educators how to use open source in the classroom.
6 comments Posted 15 Sep 2014 by EmielBrok Feed

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