Open Source Solutions

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.

Moodle Intros Quiz, Forum and Assignment Enhancements

Moodle today launched version 3.0 of its open source learning platform, which introduces enhancements to the quiz, forum and assignment modules as well as functionality improvements for user, instructor and administration control.

IMS Global Grants First Caliper Analytics Certifications

IMS Global Learning Consortium today announced nine organizations whose ed tech products have achieved conformance certification to its newly released Caliper Analytics standard.

Nexenta Partners with Universities for Higher Education Program

Nexenta, a provider of open source-driven software-defined storage (OpenSDS), has launched a program to partner with higher education institutions on developing technical curricula designed to link theory with practice and prepare students for the workforce.

UC Berkeley, Cal Poly Receive $6 Million for Open Source Project

Project Jupyter, an open-source software project led by Fernando Perez of University of California, Berkeley and Brian Granger of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo has been granted $6 million over the next three years.

Red Hat Launches Open Source Software-Defined Storage Products

Red Hat is updating its storage portfolio with two new products designed for robust data protection, performance and management at scale.

KualiCo as a Driver of Open Source Development

Joel Dehlin reflects on KualiCo's first 8 months operating as a for-profit company that offers Kuali as a cloud service.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Streamlines Grants Management

New Jersey Institute of Technology is moving its paper-based research and grants management system to the cloud.

Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

Moodle Fine-Tunes Navigation, User Interface

Moodle has announced version 2.9 of the open source learning platform, featuring a navigation and user interface redesign focused on ease of use for students, educators and administrators.