Articles tagged with education


Hacking on health: open source for the rare disease community

open source health
Rare diseases are defined as as those afflicting populations of fewer than 200,000 patients , or about 1 in 1,500 people. There are about 7,000 rare...Read more

Teach kids about copyright: a list of resources from Creative Commons

Lessons in copyright
Open curriculum alternatives to MPAA’s new anti-piracy campaign for kids. It has come to our attention that the Motion Picture Association of America...Read more

A professor learns how to change his methods to open source

open source teaching and learning
At the age of 77, I have published my first eBook and have a MOOC. T hese were not endeavors I ever intended to undertake. I wanted to write Forms...Read more

Envy Labs developer Carlos Souza talks about Code School and playing in a band

work and play
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook I first heard of Carlos "Caike" Souza about a year ago while interviewing another developer...Read more

Back to school with open source: Five tools for less stress and better learning

open source resources for school
For parents: Shopping for back-to-school supplies, textbooks, clothing, and other accouterments can be frustrating and expensive. To help take the...Read more

Open.Michigan Translation Project: case study on health education for Uganda

translating open health materials
Back in January, we launched our translation pilot for Open.Michigan, focusing on two video series for health education. We are thrilled to report...Read more

Desperate times call for Tux Paint

Tux Paint for open education
Bill Kendrick created Tux Paint in only a couple of days. A friend asked why there wasn't a free and open source drawing program for kids, something...Read more

Getting started with HFOSS in the classroom

If we look at the big picture view, most frequently people think of student contribution as code. But student learning can span HFOSS (Humanitarian...Read more