Next week, a number of higher education institutions will be participating in Open Education Week, an annual awareness campaign for free and open educational opportunities. Launched in 2012, the event attracts hundreds of contributors from nearly 50 different countries and participants from more than 130 countries.
Open source services provider Unicon is launching a new offering designed to help higher education institutions get started with learning analytics.
A recent study found that students who comment more on massive open online courses (MOOCs) are more likely to complete the course than those who do not comment.
The company has followed through on its promise last September that it would open source the software from its Self-Driving Car Engineer Nanodegree. Udacity has released the source code to its self-driving car simulator, which teaches users how to use deep learning to clone driving behavior.
When Harvard kicked off OpenScholar six years ago, little did it realize the impact the website creation project would have on the university — and the academic world at large.
Researchers at Technical University of Munich are crowdsourcing data related to the world's power grid for OpenGridMap — a planning tool that will be useful as the world continues to covert to more broadly to renewable forms of energy in the face of climate change.
Credo today announced that it is contributing reporting, learning outcomes tracking and analytics features to Open edX, the open source learning management system originally developed for edX's online courses and MOOCs.
McGill University’s School of Computer Science – which runs almost exclusively on open source software – has implemented an open source storage solution.
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.
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.