[Air-l] Maine OLPC - was - India Rejects One Laptop Per Child

Mark Warschauer markw at uci.edu
Thu Jul 27 06:43:13 PDT 2006


(1) My own book, Laptops and Literacy: Learning in the Wireless 
Classroom--based on research in Maine and California--can be ordered 
from Teachers College Press 
(http://store.tcpress.com/0807747262.shtml).

(2) Some of my other articles on one laptop per child programs in 
Maine and California can be downloaded or requested from 
http://www.gse.uci.edu/faculty/markw/papers.html

(3) There are a number of evaluation reports on the Maine program 
that can be dowloaded from http://www.usm.maine.edu/cepare/mlti.htm

(4) An overview paper of recent research on the topic is available at 
http://ubiqcomputing.org/Apple_1-to-1_Research.pdf

Mark

>Hi Mark
>
>Do you have any references to publications I (and other AoIR'ers) could
>download / otherwise access on the Maine "one laptop per child" project?
>It would be interesting to read the Maine project expectations and
>subsequent experiences as a comparison to the MIT project.
>
>Kind regards
>Mark
>
>Mark Gaved
>Knowledge Media Institute
>The Open University
>Milton Keynes
>MK7 6AA
>kmi.open.ac.uk/people/mark/
>office +44 1908 654513
>mobile +44 7796 266 592
>m.b.gaved at open.ac.uk
>
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: air-l-bounces at listserv.aoir.org
>[mailto:air-l-bounces at listserv.aoir.org] On Behalf Of Mark Warschauer
>Sent: 27 July 2006 13:49
>To: air-l at listserv.aoir.org
>Subject: Re: [Air-l] India Rejects One Laptop Per Child
>
>... [snip] ...
>
>Finally, in answer to Jeremy's question about what happened to the
>laptop project in Maine, the answer is it's still going strong.  The
>program was renewed after the first four-year contract (2002-2006)
>for a second four-year contract (2006-2010) for all 7th and 8th grade
>students in the state. There is also a laptop program in Maine at the
>high school level, but it is adopted (and funded) district by
>district and is thus not universal.
>Mark
>--
>Mark Warschauer
>Associate Professor of Education and Informatics
>University of California, Irvine
>2001 Berkeley Place
>Irvine, CA 92697-5500
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