Open Source Solutions

MoodleCloud Expands BigBlueButton Web Conferencing Options

MoodleCloud, a hosted service for the open source Moodle LMS, is giving schools the ability to purchase more user licenses of BigBlueButton as an add-on to the service.

A Foundation, a Company, and an Enduring Community at Kuali Days 2016

While the conference and the community that developed the original software and pioneered the Kuali movement have been active for more than 12 years, it's been only two years since the advent of Kuali as a new company — now, the software is being developed and offered through a separate, for profit entity. The Kuali Foundation's executive director tells CT how a foundation, a company, and old and new customers thrive and complement each other.

Udacity Unveils Nanodegree Program for Self-Driving Car Engineers

At TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF event last week, Udacity Founder and President Sebastian Thrun debuted a Nanodegree program for building autonomous vehicles, and discussed how the program is part of the company’s vision to democratize higher education.

E-Learning Platform Provides Alternative to Medical School Lectures

Medskl offers medical school professors and students free access to alternative learning materials from top medical professionals around the world.

Marist College, Rockefeller Archive Center Partner on Open Source Digital Archival Tech

Marist College and the Rockefeller Archive Center in New York have partnered to develop and implement an open source digital records management system to support researchers, archival staff and the broader archival community.

Carnegie Mellon Researcher Develops Software to Improve Data Sharing

A professor of chemical engineering at CMU designed open source software that streamlines the process of incorporating data in scientific papers.

Moodle Intros Full Support for Competency-Based Ed

Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.

Apple Goes Open Source With Swift

Apple's Swift programming language is now open source.

Lambda Solutions Introduces Analytics for Moodle

Lambda Solutions, a provider of open source talent and learning management systems, today made its Lambda Analytika data reporting and analytics solution available for the Moodle LMS.

Northern Virginia Community College Shares OER Degree Programs

Through a partnership with open courseware provider Lumen Learning, Northern Virginia Community College's Extended Learning Institute is publishing 24 online college courses designed with 100 percent open educational resources.

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