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Beginners to Open Source, code background
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a talk by Gina Likins from Red Hat at the 2015 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC): South Central conference about teaching open source.
8 comments Posted 27 Apr 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Bio4J was selected to be part of Google Summer of Code 2014 this year, and what began this summer has recently culminated in great success, after months of work by the Era7 Bioinformatics team.
1 comment Posted 7 Nov 2014 by Rosa Martin Feed
The director of Open Source Training tells the story of how he got away from traditional teaching and testing methods and found joy again in teaching with the open source way.
5 comments Posted 18 Sep 2014 by Steve Burge 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
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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."
1 comment Posted 16 Sep 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) 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
open hardware class
Most people think of their interactions with computer systems to occur via a keyboard, mouse, or touchscreen. However, humans evolved to interact with thier environment and each other in much more intricate ways. Bridging the gap between the computational systems of the digital world and the... Read more
2 comments Posted 28 Mar 2014 by Jonathan Muckell Feed
open education resources
I first read about Chris Whittum in an article on Fosters.com. Once I read that he was interested in using open source software in education, I knew I had to learn more about him. After working in education, Chris decided to share his knowledge in an eBook called: Energize Education Through Open... Read more
2 comments Posted 25 Mar 2014 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
Meet Ellie, a six week old robot weighing 100 lbs who can launch a two foot diameter exercise ball over 10 feet in the air! Ellie even has eyes: a webcam fitted to the front of her chassis that uses code written in Python running on a Raspberry Pi to process images. Ellie’s main code is written in... Read more
7 comments Posted 19 Mar 2014 by Lauren Egts Feed

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