ERIC Number: EJ894828
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Prepare for Impact
Waters, John K.
T.H.E. Journal, v37 n5 p20-22, 24-25 May 2010
Open source software is poised to make a profound impact on K-12 education. For years industry experts have been predicting the widespread adoption of open source tools by K-12 school districts. They're about to be proved right. The impact may not yet have been profound, but it's fair to say that some open source systems and non-proprietary applications have laid a real foundation in K-12 for what many expect to be widespread adoption down the road. In this article, the author discusses some open source software and applications.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Computer Software, Instructional Materials, Educational Technology, Information Technology, Client Server Architecture, Web Sites, Web Browsers, Internet
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Indiana