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
An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.
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.
Review of three easy to use Drupal distributions designed for education: Julio, Open Academy, and Opigno LMS.
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
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
Group bringing digital literacy to Africa uses almost exclusively open source software and aims to maintain an open source business mindset.
Pardon the noise. We've been banging around for a few months in our workshop, toiling away at our latest creation: What is open hardware?, a new resource page. And it's finally finished!
Today, Opensource.com unlocks an important achievement: the publication of "What is Open Gaming?", a new resource page.
Just what is open education?