Articles tagged with open education

open education

An elevator pitch for open source

open source and education discussion
Every year I attend the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference as an exhibitor. This year's conference was busier than any I've ever...Read more

UC Irvine's new OpenChem project

open source your university
I recently spoke with Larry Cooperman, director of OpenCourseWare at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Larry also serves on the boards of...Read more

Open Course Library's best resource: introductory college course materials

open education resources
Open Course Library has now released 81 high quality, free-to-use courses to the public. Users are can adapt and distribute content under a Creative...Read more

How to get a class involved with an open source project

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We talk about "community" a lot when it comes to open source, but it's important to remember that just like local communities within a city, town,...Read more

Desperate times call for Tux Paint

Tux Paint for open education
Bill Kendrick created Tux Paint in only a couple of days. A friend asked why there wasn't a free and open source drawing program for kids, something...Read more

Open source software experience for educators

posse 2013 educators in open source
The Professors' Open Source Software Experience (POSSE ) workshop is being held this year in Philadelphia from June 2-4. To prepare for the workshop...Read more

The sharing economy blooms on campus, saves Higher Ed?

sharing economy
Higher Ed’s in trouble, in case you hadn’t heard. Burdened by runaway costs, unsustainable infrastructure, outrage over tuition increases, declining...Read more

Stanford and edX unite to build stronger open education platform

open education platform
The open education landscape is set to grow a little more as Stanford University announces plans to team up with edX to build an online learning...Read more