Category: teaching open source

Introducing college freshmen to FOSS and the FOSS community

I’ve been toying with the notion of encouraging faculty that teach our “welcome to the IT major” courses to include information on FOSS and the FOSS community.  Specifically, I’d like to see students exposed to IRC, blogs, wikis, etc., earlier

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RIT POSSE Day 3

So Wednesday was a lot more interactive and seemed to really pick up with getting into the tools that students would need to learn in order to become fully immersed in helping out the open source community. The first thing

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RIT POSSE Day 2

Alrighty….now that we’re through the second day of POSSE, time for a second reflection! Looking back on today, it was nice to get a little more into the technical side of some of the open source world.  I feel that

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RIT POSSE Day 1

Sitting through the first day for POSSE at RIT.  One of our ‘homework assignments’ is to write a blog entry reflecting on today’s activities.  This post will be a placeholder until I fill in the rest of it 🙂 As

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