Overview

What is OSS?

Open Source Studio (OSS) is a collaborative, online software environment designed to meet the needs and dynamics of studio-based teaching in the media arts. The project was founded by Associate…
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History of OSS

Open Source Studio (OSS) began in the fall of 2012 as a project of the Center for Integrated Media (CIM) at the California institute of the Arts (CalArts) near Los Angeles, California. In…
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Future of OSS

The primary goal of Open Source Studio (OSS) has been to establish a sustainable online learning platform that can serve the full spectrum of artistic, educational, and research activity in the…
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Institutional Portfolio

OSS centralizes content and learning management for students and faculty at the class level. This way, students document their own work within the context of their studies so that faculty can…
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Students as Authors

By establishing a public space for documenting work, students are more deeply invested in the practice of writing, with each assignment, process post, media documentation, and other creative activity…
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Open Source Approach

Open source thinking is critical to the OSS networked practice of art, research, and pedagogy. For many, “open source” is a challenge to proprietary forms of thinking, an activist position:…
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The Third Space

The idea of a third space environment on the Internet represents the fusion of the physical (first space) and the remote (second space) into a networked, shared third space that is socially…
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Public vs Private

This is the dilemma facing educators today: how to draw the line between public and private, when to be open, what to protect, issues of intellectual property, issues of publishing unfinished…
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Showcase

Open Source Studio (OSS) Showcase: Process, Sharing and Social Space Directed by Randall Packer, Associate Professor of Networked Art, School of Art, Design & Media, Nanyang Technology University…
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Selected Sites

User Manuals

OSS ID and Password

Open Source Studio is integrated with the NTU User ID and password system, so an active NTU email ID and password is required to access OSS. (1) LOST PASSWORD WITHOUT REGISTERED MOBILE NUMBER If you…
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