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An introduction to open-source software in education PROCEEDINGS

, Texas Center for Educational Technology, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Phoenix, AZ, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-55-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This brief paper will provide a definition of open-source software and an introduction to open-source applications and operating systems. The paper will describe the proprietary software model as a contrast to the open-source model, and then highlight fundamental aspects of open-source software demonstrating the financial and social advantages to implementing an open-source software solution in the field of education.

Citation

Benton, B. (2005). An introduction to open-source software in education. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, I. Gibson, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2005--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1890-1893). Phoenix, AZ, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 25, 2017 from .

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