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Open Source belongs in your class. Where do you start?

October 21, 2016
9:00 am - 10:00 am
GRB 310 B-C

Track: Open Source
Type: Panel
Level: All

Learning Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) development skills can not only motivate students but also have positive outcomes for students in the job market. Learning how to contribute to a FOSS project helps students develop important real world skills. Learn how to incorporate ways to participate in FOSS, from one assignment to an entire course.


Becka Morgan, Associate Professor, Western Oregon University
Darci Burdge, Professor, Nassau Community College
Nanette Veilleux, Associate Dean of Research, School of Library and Information Systems; Professor and Director, Computer Science and Informatics, Simmons College
Lynn Lambert, Associate Professor, Christopher Newport University
Gina Likins, University Outreach, Open Source and Standards, Red Hat