open education

Review of three easy to use Drupal distributions designed for education: Julio, Open Academy, and Opigno LMS.
0 comments Posted 10 Sep 2014 by Joshua Holm Feed
Working with the Open Education Working Group, a new area that is starting to show real traction is open education data.
0 comments Posted 10 Sep 2014 by Marieke Guy Feed
school supplies for back to school
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.
0 comments Posted 2 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
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
0 comments Posted 27 Aug 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
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
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
The challenges of the large and complex Open edX codebase, as told by David Baumgold, a software engineer at edX, to Travis Kepley of Red Hat.
0 comments Posted 17 Jul 2014 by Travis Kepley (Red Hat) Feed
What should high schools students be taught about Internet safety? Traditional high school curriculum has followed guidance from the U.S. Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA). Enacted by Congress in 2000 and updated in 2011, student Internet safety training is a requirement for U.S. schools... Read more
1 comment Posted 8 Jul 2014 by Charlie Reisinger Feed
When Heidi Ellis took the floor at this year's Professors' Open Source Summer Experience—held May 28-30 at Drexel University in Philadelphia—she wanted her colleagues to understand the extraordinary educational benefits of involving students in open source projects.
2 comments Posted 10 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed

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