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  • December 10, 2018
    Collaborative Learning. Community Led. Our Call for Papers Cup Runneth Over Register now for early rates at the Open edX Conference, hosted by UC San Diego Have you ever thrown a party and worried that no one would show up? That's me for every event I produce, and that was me when we announced...
  • November 28, 2018
    Early bird registration is now live for Open edX 2019, March 26 - 29, hosted by UC San Diego. Buy now and save! Answer the call for papers - send us a talk proposal Are you an edtech enthusiast? Do you design or run courses on Open edX, edX.org, or other online learning platforms? Do you develop...
  • November 21, 2018
      The Open edX Conference is back for another year. Our 2019 theme - Collaborative Learning. Community Led. - speaks to our focus on the growing importance of collaborative learning and how educators, students and technologists are together building the next generation of educational technology...
  • October 26, 2018
    Collaborative Learning. Community Led.  (Keynote speakers, from left to right: Candace Thille, Director of Learning Science at Amazon; Walter Bender, Chief Learning Architect at Sorcero; Jamie Smith, CMO at the Linux Foundation; and Dean Baker, Co-founder and Senior Economist at CEPR) Many...
  • August 21, 2018
    Having been to numerous technology conferences in my career, there are but a small number that I would attend even if I had to pay. One of them is the Southern California Linux Expo, every winter/spring in the LA area. The other is the Open Source Summit (fka "LinuxCon") produced by the fine folks...
  • July 9, 2018
    As you may have seen from the openedx-ops mailing list, we've released the 1st release candidate of Hawthorn! If all goes well, we will have the "gold" release in a couple of weeks.  TL;DR Get started with Docker Devstack here.  Here's what Ned had to say about it: The first Hawthorn release...
  • June 25, 2018
    Now that we're one month removed from the Open edX conference in Montreal, we look back fondly on that week. It was wonderful to get to know everyone that makes the Open edX community "go". Most, if not all, of the presentations are now online and may be downloaded. All of the videos from...
  • May 24, 2018
    (The following was contributed by Proversity, our Lunch sponsor for Open edX 2018. We are grateful for Proversity's years of support of the Open edX community. Come see them in Montreal!) Since the start of Open edX, we’ve been honored to support the Global Community of developers, governments,...
  • May 11, 2018
    (The following blog post is from Elite Education, makers of E-ducation. Elite Education is a proud sponsor of the Open edX 2018 conference, coming up in Montreal. Today is the last day for registration!) E-ducation is a SaaS learning platform based on Open edX, with more features and exclusive...
  • May 11, 2018
      (This guest post is by Raccoon Gang, long-time Open edX community member and a keystone sponsor of this year's Open edX conference in Montreal. Remember to register - today is the last day!)     About Raccoon Gang Open edX is one of the leading eLearning platforms worldwide, and Raccoon Gang has...
  • May 7, 2018
    After a 1 month hiatus, we're returning to our monthly community hangout on Thursday, May 10 at 10:00 PDT/13:00 EDT/17:00 UTC.  Take a look at the agenda and add your own items. If you're working on something you'd like to demonstrate, add it to the list. And if you have a request for things you'd...
  • May 4, 2018
    (This guest post comes to you from Appsembler, a keystone sponsor of the Open edX 2018 conference and a long-time contributor to the Open edX community. Welcome, Appsembler!) We’re thrilled to be a keystone sponsor for the 2018 Open edX Conference. This is our fourth year in a row sponsoring the...
  • May 1, 2018
    (Open source and education will be a key topic of the upcoming Open edX 2018 conference in Montreal, May 29 - 31. Register now!) Way back in 2005, I began to ask the question of “why does anyone release open source code” and “how is the open source universe still expanding?” Remember, we were still...
  • April 30, 2018
    At edX, we're very proud of our involvement in various open source communities and projects. And given our dependency on Python and Django, it's no surprise that much of our open source work is in these communities. JetBrains' PyCharm Blog was kind of enough to interview 2 of our own, Ned...
  • April 27, 2018
    Community member Lawrence McDaniel has written a great blog post about using the ecommerce module that comes with Open edX: The Open edX Ecommerce module is actually a 3rd party Django project named Oscar that the Open edX team fully integrated into the platform. Like the LMS and CMS, Oscar...
  • April 26, 2018
    (Editor's Note: this guest blog post comes from Fatima A. of Arbisoft. We appreciate Arbisoft's continued support of the Open edX Conference and the community)  Arbisoft + Open edX Open edX now powers 1,500 installs around the world. Top institutions such as MIT and Stanford have used it to open-...
  • April 24, 2018
    We have an exciting program lined up for this year's Open edX Conference in beautiful Montreal, May 29 - 31.  Register for the Open edX 2018 Conference We have in-depth workshops on Tuesday, May 29, followed by keynotes and breakout sessions on May 30th and 31st. This is a wonderful opportunity to...