CoSN TCO Project Director, Rich Kaestner reviews the considerations for evaluating the cost effectiveness of open source software implementations when compared with proprietary counterparts.
Blackboard publications related to its commitment not to assert some of its patents against the development, use or distribution of Open Source Software or Home-Grown Systems to the extent that such Open Source Software and Home-Grown Systems are not
The Center conducts a of mix research, development, and teaching. COSL is part of the Department of Instructional Technology at Utah State University in Logan, UT.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is dedicated to promoting computer users' rights to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs. The FSF promotes the development and use of free software, particularly the GNU operating system.
The Government Open Code Collaborative is a voluntary collaboration between public entities and non-profit academic institutions created for the purpose of encouraging the sharing, at no cost, of computer code developed for and by the government.
This website from the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory provides a useful open technology orientation and decision making guide.
The Open Edge Forum brought together school leaders, practitioners
and policy makers to discuss strategies for fostering open education in
Australian schools. Workshops included overviews from the United States, United Kingdom and Portugal on their use of open technologies in education. Visit the Open Edge Forum for videos, reports and resources from the forum.