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Computer Science Educators converge to Discuss FOSS Integration


This one-day symposium, held as SIGCSE-2009 pre-conference activity on March 4th, brought together educators, FOSS practitioners, and curriculum designers to discuss successful strategies for incorporating FOSS, as an object of study, into the undergraduate curriculum. Click here for complete media coverage including video interviews, blog posts to complete audio recordings of the days activities.

 

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Posted by: Trishan

This one-day symposium, held as SIGCSE-2009 pre-conference activity, brought together educators, FOSS practitioners, and curriculum designers to discuss successful strategies for incorporating FOSS, as an object of study, into the undergraduate curriculum.

In addition to paper presentations, it included invited speakers from industry and academia, an open-ended round-table discussion, and a panel of CS curriculum experts.

Keynote address was given by Bruce Perens, co-founder of the FSF, and discussants included participants from Google, Redhat, Sun Microsystems, Gnome, Mozilla and numerious academic institutions.

Media coverage of the days events are available here Click here ,including video interviews, blog posts to audio recordings of the days activities.