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Developing Software for Civic Engagement


Feature story by the University of Hartford's News Service about the Humanitarian FOSS project panel "Engaging Students in the Free Open Source Movement Through Civic Engagement" at Grace Hopper Women in Computing 2008 Conference.

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Posted by: Trishan

Engaging Students in the Free Open Source Movement Through Civic Engagement

Presenters:
: Trishan R de Lanerolle (Trinity College), Ralph Morelli (Trinity College) Ingrid Russell (University of Hartford), Sarah Thayer (Trinity College), Rachel Foecking (Trinity College), Myles Garvey (University of Hartford)

This panel discussion provided an overview of the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) movement, introduce the Humanitarian-FOSS project, an NSF CPATH Project to engage students in building socially beneficial software, and provide perspectives from both faculty and students involved in development of humanitarian Open Source software.


Click here for the Grace Hopper 2008 Program Listing.