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.
When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at Opensource.com, I decided to take that quite literally, and went back to NC State University earlier this month to attend the inaugural Geospatial Forum at the Center for Geospatial Anaytics. Geospatial analytics and GIS (geospatial... Read more
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
An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.
A key to modern IT education is getting students involved with open source. One institution which has been doing that is the Center for Development of Open Technology (CDOT) at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada.
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.