I discovered this interactive, online Git training tool: https://www.katacoda.com/courses/git and thought it might be of interest. The advantage (IMHO) is that students do not have to have anything other than a browser with an internet connection on their machine at all: no need for a CLI (or for everyone to be using the same CLI), etc. ...
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Sabine Wojcieszak, (Bologna POSSE July 2017), just published a blog post on her experiences offering a course tiled “Working in and with Free Open Source Software”. She describes her class and how she mastered being “productively lost”. Great job Sabine!! https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/being-productively-lost-experiment-teaching-open-tos-wojcieszak/
For the second year, Red Hat is honoring the work of higher education instructors who are committed to teaching the open source development process to their students. The majority of honorees are past participants in Professor’s Open Source Software Experience (POSSE). Launched by Red Hat in 2009, POSSE is a cultural immersion in the ...
Blog posts from TOS Members
TOS Holds a Sprint to Develop FOSS Courses
by 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 Hiring
by 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 […]
by Heidi Ellis on September 12, 2017 at 9:07 pm
I’m currently at the Open Source Summit in LA and I’ve been reflecting on our progress so far in our […]
by Heidi Ellis on September 1, 2017 at 11:39 am
This first week has been an adjustment week for all of us. My Freshman Seminar class (2 sections) meets twice a week […]
On an Adventure
by Heidi Ellis on August 28, 2017 at 12:30 pm
Today I’m starting on an adventure. I’m teaching two sections of Freshman Seminar using Open Organization […]
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