Saturday, June 16, 2007

VSR10: Open Minded

In this episode we talk with Rob Ruberry and Jason Hando, two Australian teachers that have a good deal of experience with such Open Source tools as Joomla, Mambo and Moodle. We discuss the pros and cons of Open Source software generally.



Open Source software holds some interesting possibilities for education. With some amazing products around that are generally completely free to use, it’s no wonder that more and more schools are starting to look seriously at GNU/GPL Open Source as a viable alternative to the common proprietary software model.

Some links to the tools, people and ideas mentioned in this episode…