"In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify."—Source: EdSurge
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Bravo to Carnegie Mellon University! This is a bold move toward more open learning software tools. It will take more than this code release, however. A truly open-source higher ed landscape will require new collaborative relationships and cultural shifts. But what an exciting step.