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.

12 open education videos for China

Last summer was special for the Creative Commons China Mainland team, Wenzhou Medical University, and Guokr.com . These three parties co-hosted an...Read more

A guide to creating easy, online learning materials with Xerte

An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.Read more

Seneca College realizes value of open source

A key to modern IT education is getting students involved with open source. One institution which has been doing that is the Center for Development...Read more

3 million users and hiring at edX

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In this interview, I spoke with Ned Batchelder of Open edX about his team who he says are working to make the platform "the best place to experiment...Read more

Lobbying for open source and Linux in schools

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How to teach educators how to use open source in the classroom.Read more

Step-by-step: create an online quiz on Moodle

Moodle organizes data into courses for online and open learning. Learn how to create a course or quiz for your students in this step-by-step.Read more

Why pay for a degree these days?

What is open education and all of the resources out there all about? What does it all mean? Jodi Biddle tackles these big questions and more in this...Read more

Gibbon sees demand for open education grow

Over the previous few months, since I wrote about Gibbon earlier this year on Opensource.com, visits to the Gibbon website have increased 1,000%,...Read more