Education

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
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Nicole C. Engard Feed
When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and perspective about real-world software development, and—most importantly—students can get extra mentorship while gaining hands-on experience in their... Read more
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Emily Dunham Feed
Gibbon, an open source education management tool is improving education and learning at the International College Hong Kong by helping them solve the problem of managing data from multi-site records.
1 comment Posted 20 Mar 2015 by Nitish Tiwari Feed
Robots for Good is a project with roots in 3D printing, open source, and education. In this interview with Richard Hulskes, co-­founder of Wevolver, he tells me what Wevolver is up to at the moment, which includes collaborating with the e-NABLE project, a group of makers creating open design files... Read more
0 comments Posted 19 Mar 2015 by Don Watkins Feed
Read this in-depth review and tutorial of UberStudent, a customized, Linux distribution designed for secondary and post-secondary education.
3 comments Posted 18 Mar 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Penguins gathered together in the Artic
The Asian Penguins Linux users group for middle school students is improving people’s lives through the power of open source technology--and changing the world.
22 comments Posted 17 Mar 2015 by Stu Keroff Feed
Colleges and universities are looking beyond current textbook options to find bigger savings for students. The result is a dramatic shift toward open educational resources.
1 comment Posted 16 Mar 2015 by Maria Millard Feed
Open Source in Education chalkboard
On Monday, March 16 we will begin a series, one article each day through the end of the month, on the theme: Open Source in Education. Our series on Open Source in Education will share stories from educators, students, advocates, parents, and more who are implementing open source in education and... Read more
2 comments Posted 13 Mar 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Over the past few years we’ve seen an explosion of “open” models, which emerged as a result of several different factors. The general motivation behind this movement includes the ability for the free sharing of resources and tools in an effort to promote economic efficiency by improving access to a... Read more
2 comments Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Hal Gottfried Feed
Open Education Week (OEW) is an annual, global event and will take place this year from March 9-13, 2015. The event aims to raise awareness and celebrate achievements of the global Open Education Movement.
0 comments Posted 9 Mar 2015 by Igor Lesko Feed

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