The U.S. Department of Education has an interest in broadening the impact of its grants, so it announced a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) on October 29. The proposed rule would require intellectual property created with Department of Education grant funding to be openly licensed to the... Read more
0 comments Posted 6 Nov 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
A classroom discussion of Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi Foundation's Ben Nuttall explains how his organization collaborated with the Raspberry Pi community to create new learning materials for educators.
0 comments Posted 8 Jun 2015 by Ben Nuttall 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
Colleges and universities are looking beyond current textbook options to find bigger savings for students. The result is a dramatic shift toward open educational resources.
1 comment Posted 16 Mar 2015 by Maria Millard Feed
Open Source in Education chalkboard
On Monday, March 16 we will begin a series, one article each day through the end of the month, on the theme: Open Source in Education. Our series on Open Source in Education will share stories from educators, students, advocates, parents, and more who are implementing open source in education and... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 Mar 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Stephen O’Connor is a fifth grade public school teacher at Wells Central School. He contracts with the New York State Education Department to create and maintain openly licensed curriculum for the EngageNY mathematics and English language arts modules.
2 comments Posted 20 Jan 2015 by Don Watkins 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 Allen Holm Feed
While the OER community owes some of its genesis to the open source and free software movements, there are some aspects of how and why these movements work that I think are missing or need greater emphasis.
1 comment Posted 28 Apr 2014 by Scott Wilson Feed
This week Opensource.com will be featuring articles on open source tools for libraries and sharing stories about experiences using open source in the library setting. Our authors come from an array of backgrounds, but they have one thing in common: they know firsthand and want to help more... Read more
0 comments Posted 14 Apr 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed