Education

Open source solutions are improving how students learn—and how instructors teach—in communities around the world. Read the fascinating and inspiring stories we've collected about how open source is influencing education at all levels.

Torvalds 2.0: Patricia Torvalds on computing, college, feminism, and increasing diversity in tech

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Patricia Torvalds isn't the Torvalds name that pops up in Linux and open source circles. Yet. Patricia tells us how she got into computing and her...Read more

Do you know the Digital Humanities? 3 easy ways to learn more

Three resources to learn more about the Digital Humanities: the meeting of technology and the humanities.Read more

Teach coding with games: a review of Codewars and CodeCombat

Teacher Horst Jens tests and reviews to learn-to-code sites: CodeCombat and Codewars.Read more

Explore the night sky with these two open source apps

Take a look at two open source applications that bring the far reaches of space a little bit closer.Read more

Open source and open data's role in modern meteorology

Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their...Read more

Student-collaborator rights, Kisumu app, and new Zotero release

In June this year, a few open source projects expanded and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments in the digital...Read more

Doc sprint model helps teachers create course materials

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Teachers learn how to create curriculum courses through a sprint. The sprint was supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project to...Read more

New open digital humanities projects

New projects became open source and several useful resources were published, along with many other developments.Read more