SageMathCloud allows you to run Jupyter notebooks without having to install any specialized software.
Open Summit is coming. Leslie Hawthorn interviews lead organizers Ian Dolphin and Patrick Masson.
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.
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.
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
Read this in-depth review and tutorial of UberStudent, a customized, Linux distribution designed for secondary and post-secondary education.
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.
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.
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
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