Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation (OSPRI)
Mission: Harness the power of open source principles and methodologies to design and scale open learning contexts for a more equitable and collaborative world.
OSPRI is transforming education for the 21st century. Guided by open source principles and methodologies like open knowledge and access to information, collaboration and community, transparency and meritocracy, inclusion and diversity, and iterative creation and adaptability, OSPRI is designing an open learning ecosystem for a more open world.
An increasing number of instructors are using publishing as a pedagogical tool. From blog posts and Wikipedia entries to apps and open-source tools, instructors are encouraging students to make their work public and usable by others. This approach introduces opportunities for acquiring new...more
Courses + Projects
Students research contemporary Open Source innovations
A learning lab at the intersection of open knowledge and technology
Students develop an open source education technology prototype
How my students taught me to code
Teach Python with the Mu editor
Ring the school bell at home on your Linux computer
5 open source activities for kids to try this weekend
Shrink PDF size with this command line trick
The ultimate back to school guide to open source for teachers
Create interactive content in WordPress with the H5P plugin
Teach kids Python by building an interactive game
Open Source Innovation Grants
Supporting students who want to use the power of open source to create a better world.
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OSPRI (Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation) is jointly housed in Duke University’s Social Science Research Institute and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative with generous support from Red Hat.
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