As of now, this is simply a list of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects. As our community matures, we will have a list of projects, as well as information about which instructors and classes are participating in which projects.
Free and Open Source Software Projects with Student Participation
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(more about Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software, or HFOSS)
Project Link (external)
What is the project?
Project information from point of view of teaching open source (from foss2serve.org site)
|Open MRS||“Open Medical Record System (OpenMRS®) was created in 2004 as a open source medical record system platform for developing countries – a tide which rises all ships. OpenMRS is a multi-institution, non-profit collaborative led by Regenstrief Institute, a world-renowned leader in medical informatics research, and Partners In Health, a Boston-based philanthropic organization with a focus on improving the lives of underprivileged people worldwide through health care service and advocacy.”||http://foss2serve.org/index.php/Category:OpenMRS|
|Ushahidi||“Ushahidi, which translates to “testimony” in Swahili, was developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election violence in 2008. Since then, thousands have used our crowdsourcing tools to raise their voice. We’re a technology leader in Africa, headquartered in Nairobi, with a global team.”||http://foss2serve.org/index.php/Category:Ushahidi|
|Sahana||Making high quality information management systems for emergency preparedness, response, recovery and resilience-building accessible to all.||http://foss2serve.org/index.php/Category:Sahana|
Sites that Support Student Participation in H/FOSS