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Open source opens learning

Open Source – Opens Learning (.pdf) – this is a great article addressing a concept I’ve promoted in this forum over the last several years: the public education market and open source software are natural partners, founded on similar ideologies of openness and collaboration. The article does, however, falsely limit proprietary software as commercial…open source software can be just as commercial. The key distinction is openness – not lack of profit or commercialism.

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  1. soulsoup wrote:

    Open Source – Opens Learning

    Open Source – Opens Learning by Chris Coppola and Ed Neelley from the r-smart group Because of the rise in popularity and consideration of open source applications in all markets from education to government to business, it is critical for all decision…

    Saturday, September 11, 2004 at 2:39 am | Permalink