- NSF Continues to Support Open Source Education November 27, 2020The National Science Foundation has awarded almost $2 million to thirteen researchers across 10 different organizations. The grant titled “Collaborative Research: OpenPace – Broadening Participation in Computing through Authentic, Collaborative Engagement with Computing for the Greater Good” builds on a foundation of four prior NSF ...
- Sloan Foundation Grant for Open@RIT November 15, 2020RIT’s open programs office has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to measure and strengthen support of the faculty and staff who do work in the open community. Our own Steve Jacobs, director of Open@RIT, and Mel Chua did the ...
- Becoming an Open Source Engineer September 7, 2020Anisha Swain is an Associate Software Engineer in the Performance and Scale team of Red Hat. In this article, she describes her journey to becoming and open source engineer. She recounts how she went from hating open source to loving it. https://opensource.com/article/20/9/open-source-story
- Patti Ordonez Promotes Women in Computing! August 21, 2020Check out Patti Ordonez’s segment on Computing for National Geographic’s “I Can Science”. She speaks eloquently about the need for women computing instructors. Go Patti! (Patti attended one of the first Professors’ Open Source Software Experience (POSSE) workshops.)
- HFOSS and POGIL at SENCER Annual Meeting July 29, 2020The Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) project is hosting their annual meeting July 30 – August 2nd. Our very own Clif Kussmaul will be presenting a POGIL session Saturday at 1:00 PM and an HFOSS session Saturday at 2:30 PM. SENCER ...
- Please Support the Software Freedom Conservancy! December 14, 2019Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit charity that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. Conservancy member projects include Git, Wine, and QEMU as well as outreach-oriented projects ...
Blog posts from TOS Members
- Leveraging COVID-19 in the Classroomby Heidi Ellis on July 12, 2020 at 6:46 pm
As the summer progresses, I’m finding a new rhythm to preparing my fall classes. It is clear that even though my […]
- Chatting with Studentsby Heidi Ellis on June 9, 2020 at 10:24 pm
The Western New England Center for Teaching and Learning is running a series of Zoom seminars on online tools that can […]
- 11th NSF Funded POSSE!by Heidi Ellis on March 31, 2019 at 9:50 pm
The foss2serve team hosted the 10th NSF-funded POSSE (Professors’ Open Source Software Experience) workshop in […]
- TOS Holds a Sprint to Develop FOSS Coursesby Greg Hislop on June 29, 2018 at 5:05 pm
A team of faculty involved with TeachingOpenSource (TOS) are working on four Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) […]
- Some Tech Firm Perspectives on Hiringby Greg Hislop on December 29, 2017 at 4:53 pm
I recently attended a meeting with local tech companies to discuss the talent pipeline in this region, how they were […]
- Open Source and Plagiarism: What do we Teach Students?by Greg Hislop on December 26, 2017 at 1:49 pm
Some members of our HFOSS team recently submitted a proposal for a discussion session at a computer science education […]