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Large-Scale 1:1 Computing Initiatives: An Open Access Database

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IJEDICT Volume 9, Number 1, ISSN 1814-0556 Publisher: Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies


This article details the spread and scope of large-scale 1:1 computing initiatives around the world. What follows is a review of the existing literature around 1:1 programs followed by a description of the large-scale 1:1 database. Main findings include: 1) the XO and the Classmate PC dominate large-scale 1:1 initiatives; 2) if professional development was conducted within a 1:1 initiatives, it was done at the onset of the project by venders of the hardware; 3) funding for 1:1 initiatives appears to be provided initially but not as a reoccurring expense.


Richardson, J., Mcleod, S., Flora, K., Sauers, N., Kannan, S. & Sincar, M. (2013). Large-Scale 1:1 Computing Initiatives: An Open Access Database. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, 9(1), 4-18. Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies. Retrieved March 21, 2019 from .


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