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.
10 courses touching on various aspects of the open source cloud, all freely available. Educate yourself!
Review of three easy to use Drupal distributions designed for education: Julio, Open Academy, and Opigno LMS.
Working with the Open Education Working Group, a new area that is starting to show real traction is open education data.
I suspect that many of your days in high school looked something like this: An adult teacher stands in the front of a square room, lecturing or drawing, with a flood of facts, figures, and dates flowing into a well organized grid of neatly arranged desks. As the teacher lectures, students... Read more