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International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, v9 n1 p4-18 2013

This article details the spread and scope of large-scale 1:1 computing initiatives around the world. What follows is a review of the existing literature around 1:1 programs followed by a description of the large-scale 1:1 database. Main findings include: 1) the XO and the Classmate PC dominate large-scale 1:1 initiatives; 2) if professional development was conducted within a 1:1 initiatives, it was done at the onset of the project by venders of the hardware; 3) funding for 1:1 initiatives appears to be provided initially but not as a reoccurring expense.

Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Access to Information, Databases, Access to Computers, Literature Reviews, Program Descriptions, Professional Development, Financial Support, Laptop Computers, Children, Database Design, Database Management Systems, Program Content, Statistical Data, Clearinghouses

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Author: Richardson, Jayson W.; McLeod, Scott; Flora, Kevin; Sauers, Nick J.; Kannan, Sathiamoorthy; Sincar, Mehmet

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=366&id=EJ1071344







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