An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.
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."
How to teach educators how to use open source in the classroom.
Moodle organizes data into courses for online and open learning. Learn how to create a course or quiz for your students in this step-by-step.
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.
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.
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.
It's back to school for many kids in the United States, and soon to be so for many others around the world. While open source software and hardware are used less often to teach kids in grade school about the world, open principles are. They are what you might think of as the most natural methods of... Read more