For Instructors

Welcome to the Teaching Open Source (TOS) community.  We are instructors, FOSS community members, students and others who are interested in supporting student learning via participation in an open source project. Join us and share your thoughts and ideas!

Why should I get my students involved in contributing to an open source project?

Good question! Here is a short list of some of the things that can happen when students contribute to open source projects:

  • connections
  • real code
  • more text goes here

For a longer explanation of the benefits you may see, .  In addition, there are many success stories, articles, and research studies that support teaching open source.