Roles, impacts, and potential of free and open-source software for educational institutions and their constituents.
Preparing for Class
The history, philosophy, and legalities of free and open-source software; with key questions for educational technologists.
The motivations, benefits, challenges and practicalities of F/OSS initiatives in educational institutions.
Hands-on exercises with high-leverage F/OSS projects, and issues faced by implementers.
The motivations driving world-wide F/OSS communities and how educators can get involved.