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.

A breakdown of FOSS for students and researchers in academia

Lois Donnelly provides an overview of free and open source software (FOSS) that may be of use to students and researchers.Read more

Implications of The Open Organization in education

Communty moderator Don Watkins discusses The Open Organization's implications in the field of education.Read more

Will RIO Journal be the most open of its kind?

A new journal aims to go beyond traditional scientific publishing by encompassing all outputs of the research cycle.Read more

Behind the scenes at Google Summer of Code

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Google's Carol Smith, who runs Google's Summer of Code, will be presenting at this year's All Things Open in Raleigh, North Carolina.Read more

14 tips for teaching open source development

Mariam Kiran shares tips and lessons learned from leading a class of 80 students working on open source technology.Read more

Three students jump into open source with OpenMRS and Sahana Eden

Three University of British Columbia computer science students reflect on a summer of contributing to open source projects.Read more

APIs, not apps: What the future will be like when everyone can code

The availability of open source software has created an avalanche of opportunities for the tech industry, and so will coding-capable consumers. We...Read more

6 open source tools to help educators stay organized

Tatiana Kochedykova offers tips on how to make the school life easier with the help of the commonly used open source software.Read more