Articles tagged with open education

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Free education on a hard drive to boost Kenya in a tech-driven world

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At age 18, Kenyan students take a nationally-standardized test, the results of which determine not only their eligibility for university education,...Read more

Open source eliminates lack of resources at inner city schools

Fifty years ago, on January 17, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, DC. And it is worthwhile to...Read more

Open Thread: Evolving the library for the 21st century

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Chances are good that you've been to a library and used its resources. Kids check out colorful, educational books; adults seek out entertainment and...Read more

openStudent replaces traditional student achievement system

The province of British Columbia started out with a vision over 10 years ago to have "one student record, stored in one location, accessed by all...Read more

US Department of State unveils Open Book Project

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In late January, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled the Open Book Project ( remarks , project page , press notice ), an initiative to...Read more

How one parent fosters open source at home through DIY projects

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This year I made a New Year resolution to foster a more open education at home by joining a growing subculture of society. To start, I began...Read more

A lesson from 2012: Open education brings power of knowledge to the masses

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The end of 2012 is here and over time I think it will be considered a revolutionary moment for open education and open source. A tipping point. A...Read more

The year of open source in libraries

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I hereby declare 2012 the year of open source in libraries! If not the year, it was still an impressive year for open source in libraries. It was...Read more