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 of Open Technology (CDOT) at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada.
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 article for Opensource.com's Open Education Week.
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%, with visitors coming from over 70 countries around the world.
10 courses touching on various aspects of the open source cloud, all freely available. Educate yourself!
Review of three easy to use Drupal distributions designed for education: Julio, Open Academy, and Opigno LMS.
Is it true that kids who love Linux are some of the smartest and most creative students at school?
See how students have hacked robotic arms, created new human-to-game interfaces, added sensors to a car, and developed a wearable air pollution monitor that crowdsources ozone levels across a city with open source hardware.
Open source news for your reading pleasure. August 23 - 29, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the most popular cloud projects of 2014, how open source aids the Okavanga wildlife project, Walmart's investment in open source, and more!
The sun could not have been shining any brighter in Philadelphia on May 28, 2014. But in the basement of Drexel University's Rush Building, home to the school's College of Computing and Informatics, matters were a bit more hazy.
Ross Mounce is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bath studying the use of fossils in phylogeny and phyloinformatics, completing his PhD at the University of Bath last year. Ross was one of the first Panton Fellows and is an active member of the Open Knowledge Foundation, particularly... Read more