About Open* Education


Open education resources combat high textbook prices

Textbooks with a cost
Eben Upton is best known as the man behind the Raspberry Pi , a tiny, $25 computer designed to help turn kids into programmers. Upton priced it at $...Read more

Teachers unite to influence computer manufacturing

Open education
Open source enthusiasts firmly believe that much is possible when people band together. After all, the core underpinning of open source doctrine is...Read more

Open source workshop explores FOSS in universities

Open source in education is key
The Association for Computing Machinery's annual meeting of their Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education is one of the largest academic...Read more

University course teaches computer-human interaction with open hardware and OSS

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...Read more

Open education author shares valuable tools for any operating system

open education resources
I first read about Chris Whittum in an article on . Once I read that he was interested in using open source software in education, I knew...Read more

Testing and tinkering with the Arduino Starter Pack

Are you new to Arduino? Open hardware like the Arduino Starter Pack from Adafruit is a great way to start tinkering with this small computer board...Read more

Work on a free software project for a humanitarian cause

What is Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) in education and how can we get more students involved? HFOSS is open source software that...Read more

Ellie the robot is ready to compete

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...Read more