Benefits to Student Involvement in Open Source
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- Are motivated to learn!
- Gain a professional network
- Get experience with a real, complex code base
- Understand how computing works in the real world
- Learn professional skills such as communication, collaboration and critical thinking
- Learn about open source software and culture
Open source projects:
- Gain new contributors
- Gain relationships with academia
- Expand the use of open source