higher education

Building a classroom around interactive code
SageMathCloud allows you to run Jupyter notebooks without having to install any specialized software.
1 comment Posted 1 Sep 2016 by Mike Croucher Feed
open_summit
Open Summit is coming. Leslie Hawthorn interviews lead organizers Ian Dolphin and Patrick Masson.
0 comments Posted 5 Apr 2016 by Leslie Hawthorn Feed
Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their trade.
1 comment Posted 22 Jul 2015 by Ben Cotton Feed
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 language specifically designed to meet the needs of teaching and learning programming in an educational setting.
1 comment Posted 25 Mar 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
When academia and open source collaborate, everybody wins. Open source projects get new contributors, professors get students with more knowledge and perspective about real-world software development, and—most importantly—students can get extra mentorship while gaining hands-on experience in their... Read more
2 comments Posted 23 Mar 2015 by E. Dunham Feed
Read this in-depth review and tutorial of UberStudent, a customized, Linux distribution designed for secondary and post-secondary education.
3 comments Posted 18 Mar 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
When Heidi Ellis took the floor at this year's Professors' Open Source Summer Experience—held May 28-30 at Drexel University in Philadelphia—she wanted her colleagues to understand the extraordinary educational benefits of involving students in open source projects.
4 comments Posted 10 Jun 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
This week, professors Heidi J. C. Ellis and Gregory W. Hislop will try to convince eight of their peers to teach their classes the open source way. They have until Friday to succeed.
0 comments Posted 27 May 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
open education for schools
In our recent survey on free and open source software in the UK education sectors, we asked colleges and universities for their main reasons for not selecting an open source solution according to 12 criteria. Below you can see how important each of the criteria were rated for software running on... Read more
7 comments Posted 8 May 2014 by Scott Wilson Feed
Catherine Dumas is a PhD student in the College of Computing and Information (CCI) at the University at Albany at the State University of New York (SUNY). She teaches two undergraduate courses, one in the Computer Science department and one in the Informatics Department. Aside from her PhD work and... Read more
1 comment Posted 27 Jan 2014 by Luis Ibanez Feed

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