Exploring Open Source for Educators: We're Not in Kansas Anymore--Entering Os
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Hengstler, J. (2007). Exploring Open Source for Educators: We're Not in Kansas Anymore--Entering Os. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007 (pp. 4286-4291). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2007
June 25, 2007
Craig Montgomerie & Jane Seale
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Table of Contents
The session/proceedings will provide an overview of the open source and free software movements with reference to programs of interest to educators. The presenter will share a brief history of the Free Software and Open Source Movements, a discussion of the differences between free software & open source; an annotated directory of freely sourced educational software; and a basic methodology to assess readiness to migrate from proprietary to freely sourced software. References cited include unique personal communications from Free Software Movement founder, Richard M. Stallman and Minix creator, Andrew Tanenbaum.
- An introduction to open-source software in education
- The use of free, open-source, and web-based tools in education
- Open Source Software and the Invisible Revolution
- Open Source and the Diffusion of Teacher Education Software
- How to effectively use free and open source software in education
- Evaluating a pilot implementation of OpenOffice.org in a K-12 Public School
- Open Source Strategies for Educational Multimedia
- Current and future trends in Free and Open Source Software
- Which Web Tool to Select
- Is Content Instruction?
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