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Six misconceptions about open source software

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In information technology (IT) and software development fields, there are a few fairly common misconceptions about the use of open source software...Read more

Open source and faculty motivation

Open source and faculty motivation
When I spent some time going around North Carolina recently visiting POSSE professors, I had a realization: We encourage professors to be...Read more

FOSS meets IT Education at ACM-SIGITE

FOSS meets IT Education at ACM-SIGITE
The Association of Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group in IT Education (ACM-SIGITE) met at West Point's Thayer Hotel on the first day of the...Read more

Saddened and bewildered by academic copyright assignments

Saddened and bewildered by academic copyright assignments
Karl Fogel reminded me to check the copyright assignment for the scholarly papers I'm starting to submit on Teaching Open Source (TOS), particularly...Read more

Introducing the values of open communities to students: A podcast with Grant Hearn

Podcast series: Those who can, teach and do: An interview with Grant Hearn
As the 2011-2012 academic year rolls in, we're starting something new: a podcast series titled, Those who can, teach and do. Over the past several...Read more

By sharing with open source projects, professors teach the importance of giving back

(This is the fourth and final post in the "Voices of POSSE" series , a collection of interviews conducted at this year's Professors' Open Source...Read more

In collaborative open source summer experience, professors forge community of practice

(This post is the third in the "Voices of POSSE" series , a collection of interviews conducted at this year's Professors' Open Source Summer...Read more

Teaching Open Source has a POSSE

Microphone static crackles. Hi, everyone–Mel Chua here, reporting in. I'm recovering from POSSE , the Professors' Open Source Summer Experience,...Read more