What is open education and all of the resources out there all about? What does it all mean? Jodi Biddle tackles these big questions and more in this article for Opensource.com's Open Education Week.
Over the previous few months, since I wrote about Gibbon earlier this year on Opensource.com, visits to the Gibbon website have increased 1,000%, with visitors coming from over 70 countries around the world.
10 courses touching on various aspects of the open source cloud, all freely available. Educate yourself!
Review of three easy to use Drupal distributions designed for education: Julio, Open Academy, and Opigno LMS.
Working with the Open Education Working Group, a new area that is starting to show real traction is open education data.
I suspect that many of your days in high school looked something like this: An adult teacher stands in the front of a square room, lecturing or drawing, with a flood of facts, figures, and dates flowing into a well organized grid of neatly arranged desks. As the teacher lectures, students... Read more
Is it true that kids who love Linux are some of the smartest and most creative students at school?
The academic paper is old—older than the steam engine, the pocket watch, the piano, and the light bulb. The first journal, Philosophical Transactions, was published on March 6, 1665. Now that doesn’t mean that the journal article format is obsolete—many inventions much older are still in wide use... Read more
Opensource.com will be hosting two weeks of open education content from September 8 - 19 featuring educators, students, and others writing about better, cheaper, and smarter ways to learn.
In July 2014, the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany launched the Code for Germany project to get civic tech pioneers and open data enthusiasts involved and engaged.