A Chicken in Every Pot; One Laptop per Child: the trouble with global campaign promises
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The object of this article is to analyse the possible viability of the global education project One Laptop per Child (OLPC), and to trace some of the recent events impacting the project. The XO laptop, a unique machine, has itself become an iconic symbol. Its impact as a cultural product in a global market that targets the transformation of primary education in the developing world is examined. This article also looks at the larger issue of information and communication technology and its use in... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
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Date Added to MERLOT: May 29, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 29, 2010
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