Re: Facilitating the Integration of Free Software into Academic Courses (was Re: Questions for the board election candidates)

On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org> wrote:
> On 05/24/2012 06:49 PM, Joanmarie Diggs wrote:
>> * They are not familiar with -- and thus not comfortable teaching --
>>   all the tools we use.
>> * They want certainty in terms of assignments and projects.
>> * They want predictability with respect to a schedule.
>> * They want a curriculum they can follow.
>> * They do not want to be pioneers.
>> BUT, they seem to truly dig the idea other than that.
> FWIW, Software Carpentry is one of the more successful experiment I've seen in
> the "Free Software meets Academic Courses" experiments.  Thought I share the link:

Seneca College's collaboration with Mozilla has also, by all accounts,
been a raging success:

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