Using open source to enhance learning

@article{Shockey2005UsingOS,
  title={Using open source to enhance learning},
  author={K. M. Shockey and P. J. Cabrera},
  journal={2005 6th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training},
  year={2005},
  pages={F2A/7-F2A12}
}
Over the course of the last eight years, open source software has emerged as an important stimulus for social and economic change in the communication and information technology (C&IT) industry. Even though the roots of this change stem from education, educators have been slow to adapt. This paper presents an overview of how early adopters have used open source software to enhance learning. In addition, this paper presents the results of the collaboration between the Java society, the Bayamon… CONTINUE READING