Education

If you answered Yes!, were you thinking of the principles of the open source way? Sharing, collaboration, transparency, and failing faster are all methods many teachers across grade school classrooms use to teach kids and help them learn about the world. Some more than others, perhaps? Or, do you... Read more
8 comments Posted 26 Aug 2014 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Group bringing digital literacy to Africa uses almost exclusively open source software and aims to maintain an open source business mindset.
0 comments Posted 22 Aug 2014 by Mick Larson Feed
Melissa Lefebvre is interviewed for Careers in Open Source Week at Opensource.com on her experience as an operations manager for the open source library system, Koha.
0 comments Posted 14 Aug 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
The sun could not have been shining any brighter in Philadelphia on May 28, 2014. But in the basement of Drexel University's Rush Building, home to the school's College of Computing and Informatics, matters were a bit more hazy.
0 comments Posted 13 Aug 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Puppets: a penguin, a snake, a robot, and a fox
Brother team Jared and JR Nielsen are the puppet masters behind The Hello World Program, a video and tutorial series hosted by a penguin, a snake, a fox, and a robot. They bring to life the learning and fun of open source programming, web development, and computer science.
0 comments Posted 12 Aug 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Peter Murray-Rust of the informal community Blue Obelisk gives an exclusive look to Opensource.com on his life in science and academic research, and his journey into open access and open data to help bring a better life to everyone through scientific discoveries.
0 comments Posted 11 Aug 2014 by Peter Murray-Rust Feed
Ross Mounce is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bath studying the use of fossils in phylogeny and phyloinformatics, completing his PhD at the University of Bath last year. Ross was one of the first Panton Fellows and is an active member of the Open Knowledge Foundation, particularly... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 Aug 2014 by Marcus D. Hanwell Feed
With mid-term evaluations just around the corner for many technology-focused summer internship programs, here's a closer look at how the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreach Program for Women (OPW) are helping mentors as well as interns.
0 comments Posted 30 Jul 2014 by Lars Kurth Feed
Throughout most of my education, I was taught that collaboration was cheating. With the exception of teacher-sanctioned group projects, I had learned that working with others to solve problems was not acceptable. So when I got to college and the first assignment in my computer science class was to... Read more
3 comments Posted 28 Jul 2014 by Kristen DeMaria (Red Hat) Feed
In the world of the Internet, where everything is so easily available, it seems like all technology is a benefit to online learners. For those who aren't able to use the available traditional resources for various reasons, open source technology specifically is a huge boon. Let me share my seven-... Read more
3 comments Posted 24 Jul 2014 by Ankit Khandelwal Feed

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