OCTOBER 23 - 24, 2017

We will once again feature some of the most well known experts in the world, as well as introduce you to some new faces you’ll be hearing about for years into the future. The lineup at All Things Open...


OSPRI was on the road in April and May with interactive presentations about transforming education through the power of open.

At the Creative Commons Global Summit in Toronto, Aria Chernik, Director of OSPRI, spoke about 21st century education within the context of open. To...


Something is “open” when it’s accessible to, modifiable by, and sharable among anyone. A new course titled Foundations of an Open Source World and taught by Bryan Behrenshausen, Opensource.com writer and editor at Red Hat, explores ways in which principles derived from the open source...


The practice of teaching should be built upon collaboration and remixing content. When a friend asks us to explain something, we don't trademark our answer or deliver a monologue without asking for input. This is a simple example, but it gets to the heart of the dysfunctional design...



OSPRI (Open Source Pedagogy, Research + Innovation) is harnessing the power of open to transform 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.

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Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS) is open source software that is used for a humanitarian purpose, such as making education more accessible, coordinating disaster management, or creating free 3D printed hands and arms.

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OSPRI 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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