Early explorations indicate that student participation in FOSS projects opens excellent educational opportunities. Participation in humanitarian projects adds additional facets that can be highly motivating and educational. Foss2serve retains this focus on instructors and students in higher education. But foss2serve also tries to make learning resources available to anyone wanting to participate in a FOSS project.
Foss2serve is a part of the teachingopensource.org community, and can be thought of as a group within that community with particular interest in humanitarian FOSS projects. The overarching goal is to promote student participation in humanitarian FOSS communities.
To support that goal, foss2serve will: