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The Global Influence of Open Source in Education

Module by: Efrain Rivera. E-mail the author

Summary: This paper will discuss the influence that open source is creating in education in our present global times, and how it’s shaping public policy in education today. Making a related observation, to why education needs to lean to a more innovated knowledge base system than to a standardized base system. Furthermore, this will bring a new set of global challenges at the economic, social, technological, cultural, and political levels; which open sources in education present a great opportunity to engage on the search for solutions of those challenges.

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