Open educational resources

12 open education videos for China

Last summer was special for the Creative Commons China Mainland team, Wenzhou Medical University, and Guokr.com . These three parties co-hosted an...Read more

A guide to creating easy, online learning materials with Xerte

An excellent, easy to use, open source alternative is Xerte, a learning object creation tool developed by the University of Nottingham.Read more

Launch of "What is open education?" resource on Opensource.com

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

5 lessons open education resources can learn from FOSS

While the OER community owes some of its genesis to the open source and free software movements, there are some aspects of how and why these...Read more

Five open source tools libraries need to know about

open source tools for libraries
There was a time when working in the library I found it very frustrating (as many librarians do) that there were so few options for software that...Read more

Open education resources combat high textbook prices

Textbooks with a cost
Eben Upton is best known as the man behind the Raspberry Pi , a tiny, $25 computer designed to help turn kids into programmers. Upton priced it at $...Read more

Trust your students with open source

trust your students with open source
In Zen Buddhism the concept of Shoshin, or "Beginner’s Mind," teaches us to approach learning with openness and a lack of preconceptions. Zen Monk...Read more

Salsa: an open source syllabus creator for educators

Help wanted: seeking help for code with an open source project
Who wants to tackle the complex problem of helping educators create learning service agreements? I don’t see too many hands. How about you there,...Read more