Category Archives: Open Education

From Coursera to Udacity Computer Science 101 courses

Feeling confident after Nick Parlante’s more general introduction to Computer Science, I began a new class from another Stanford faculty member and a faculty member from the University of Virginia. This Computer Science 101 course from Udacity uses Python, a … Continue reading

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Internet Pioneers in Open Source Software from Dr. Chuck Severance

Integrated into the Coursera course on Internet History by Charles Severance at the University of Michigan are many videos of Internet Pioneers.  This set of three videos is about 3 people who created three of the major open source tools … Continue reading

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Free Professional Development from Stanford University

Those of us in higher education and librarianship are hyper-aware that things are changing rapidly. The practice of librarianship is increasingly dependent upon computers and higher education is increasingly feeling the pressure of economic and technological cultural shifts demonstrated in … Continue reading

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