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The Impact of Open Source Software on Education

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Course by: Ken Udas. E-mail the author

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Summary: This resource has been compiled from a collection of postings by an international group of leading authors on "The Impact of Open Source Software on Education". The authors' contributions and comments serve as a series of case studies about how institutions around the world (UK, India, New Zealand, Iran, Africa, Caribbean, US, Australia, etc.) have made use of open source educational software and the ways that these educational resources have been made available within their respective universities and to the public. The postings were originally contributed to Terra Incognita, a blog devoted to exploring new ground in higher education sponsored by Penn State's World Campus. The series has grown out of the increasingly diverse dialogue that is surfacing about open source software, which is truly becoming an international phenomena that is impacting higher education and larger society.

Instructor: Ken Udas

Institution: Penn State World Campus

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Lenses

A lens is a custom view of the content in the repository. You can think of it as a fancy kind of list that will let you see content through the eyes of organizations and people you trust.

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Lens makers point to materials (modules and collections), creating a guide that includes their own comments and descriptive tags about the content.

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Any individual member, a community, or a respected organization.

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