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.

New tutorials, developments in open digital humanities

Take a look at several new tutorials and developments in the open digital humanities.Read more

Hopes and open source dreams for this year's Google Summer of Code

Google Summer of Code is getting ready to kick off their 11th iteration of the program. It offers a unique opportunity for students to get involved...Read more

What is open source? Licensing, history, and more

Beginners to Open Source, code background
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a talk by Gina Likins from Red Hat at the 2015 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC): South...Read more

Open source policies show commitment to student data privacy

In the growing hubbub around student data privacy and security, it can be hard for edtech companies to identify concrete steps to demonstrate their...Read more

What's so special about Google Summer of Code?

Google Summer of Code celebrated it's 10th year last year, so if you haven't heard of it, maybe you live under a rock? In this interview with program...Read more

4 new tools for scholarly research

Review of four new tools and tutorials for scholarly research and the digital humanities.Read more

Students compete for a chance to have their Raspberry Pi code run in space

In collaboration with UK Space and the European Space Agency, The Raspberry Pi Foundation is sending two Raspberry Pi computers into space. Children...Read more

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