Pilot studies relevant to learning in FLOSS Sulayman K. Sowe < [email_address] > Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki FLOSSCom project team & NetGeners.Net participants FKFT Free Knowledge, Free Technology Education for a free information society First International Conference, Barcelona July 15th to 17th 2008
4 students got above mean replies with student No. 7 recording 72 replies for his 24 bugs in his 3 projects ( inspircd, Freebsd, and Wordpress)
Requirements Analysis: 21 students
18 completed (12 accepted and published by project, 4 (in Greek) accepted but not published, 2 accepted by project admin but not published)
Coding: 3 students
1 active contributor to pulseaudio (Ubuntu 8.04) and other sound output modules. Posts tips on configuration.
2 Initiated and hosted the webtooy project; a desktop client application for many Web 2.0 services with open APIs. Originally hosted at http://www.codeplex.com/webtooy then moved to http://sourceforge.net/projects/webtooy/
Pilot Studies, ELMS: http://sweng.csd.auth.gr/eclass/claroline/document/document.php
Andreas Meiszner, Rüdiger Glott, Sulayman K. Sowe (2008). Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) Communities as an Example of successful Open Participatory Learning Ecosystems. UPGRADE, The European Journal for the Informatics Professional.
Andreas Meiszner, Rüdiger Glott, Sulayman K. Sowe (2008). Preparing the Ne(x)t Generation: Lessons learnt from Free/Libre Open Source Software. In 4th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education: Vol. 2. Knowledge technologies for social transformation.
Sulayman K. Sowe. I. Stamelos (2008). Involving Software Engineering Students in Open Source Software Projects: Experiences from a Pilot Study, Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), Vol. 18 (4), pp: 425-435.