HFOSS Pathways Sprint

Research has shown that students, and especially female students, are motivated by the ability to “do good”. Humanitarian FOSS (HFOSS) allows students to contribute to  society while learning about open source tools and practices. The foss2serve team has received NSF funding to explore how to incorporate HFOSS  into undergraduate computing programs. 

Pathways Sprint 2016-02A group of faculty members and HFOSS community members met at Nassau Community College on Long Island to map learning pathways that result in a contribution to an HFOSS project. The pathways identify the steps that must be taken to make a contribution (e.g., verify a bug). The foss2serve team is in the process of identifying/creating learning activities to support the pathways

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