Seeking an educational commons: The promise of open source development models

Gary Hepburn

Abstract



Schools are hindered by cost and flexibility problems as they try to obtain resources such as software and textbooks. Open source development processes are producing products that can address many of these problems and, as importantly, provide a better alignment with core educational values. Indeed, open source products potentially encourage the development of an educational commons.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v9i8.1165



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