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.

How Moodle is driven by user and community feedback

Dealing with many different viewpoints can be a challenge for many open source community moderators. Moodle's Samantha Gartner explains how her team...Read more

Michigan Tech course to build your own 3D printer

In Michigan Tech's open source 3D printing course, students build their own 3D printers and use them to complete various class projects. The entire...Read more

Mozilla cares for community with educational resources

Firefox developer edition blue logo modified by Jen Wike Huger via Creative Commons license
Find out how Mozilla utilizes open education resources (OERs) to improve and increase participation in their communities.Read more

Why Amnesty International uses Booktype 2.0 for report publishing

Amnesty International produces a 400+ page print report each year, which is released in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic simultaneously and then...Read more

Intro to Grace: an open source educational programming language

When it comes to teaching programming in an academic setting, what is the best programming language for the job? Grace is an open source programming...Read more

DevOps principles resonate with student Linux program

Penn Manor School District built better IT processes and a Linux programs for their students. Find out how DevOps principles like automation,...Read more

Where is the best place online to learn a programming language?

Our last poll, in which our readers picked their favorite programming lanaguage for beginners, had almost 30 comments and 2,300 votes . And, it's...Read more

How one professor saves students millions with his shared textbooks

I learned about David Lippman from an article on TeamOpen and realized I needed to talk to him more about his work in open education and open source...Read more