open education movement

Open education is more than open content

Open education is more than open content
"Open education" means more than just "open content," says Jim Whitehurst. Here's how the true power of open can change education for the better.Read more

Launch of "What is open education?" resource on

Just what is open education? At, we love sharing stories about the ways open source tools and principles are changing the nature of...Read more

Education Reform: Insert your favorite "Wrath of Khan" joke blog title here

For any agent of change, there’s no measurement of success so sure as the steady accumulation of vocal critics — and Sal Khan is finding all kinds of...Read more

Education in 2030: Open source and community-based

I'd like to talk about what education is going to look like 20 years from now. I think, in 2030, our schools will mimic open source communities.Read more

Do you speak my language? Education versus open source processes and principles

I've been traveling between universities and academic conferences and open source gatherings and hackfests for quite some time now. A year ago, I...Read more

Avoiding the pitfalls of open education

Experiential learning using open source is fraught with opportunities for disaster.Read more

The role of technical forums in the progress of open source

I am a huge advocate of the concept of open source software. As a society, we are at a point where information sharing is more critical than ever...Read more

Open source software gains ground in higher education

Open source software is becoming a dominant force in the software world and the world in general. Unfortunately, many universities still teach...Read more