Education SIG

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at
Wed Feb 13 17:07:53 UTC 2008

On Feb 12, 2008 9:31 PM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> Sure, count me in. We're investigating introducing Linux as an
> educational tool within the prisons system. We're in the politics and
> grants stage. They keep me hidden. <grins hugely> Ric

That's a fascinating challenge.

I wonder how much more freedom of movement you have in such an adult
education situation, versus a standardized public school system.

I've had a good constructive talk with an educator here, who was a
technology specialist before moving into administration, and he's
related to me what he thinks the challenges at getting teachers using
open software.  There can be significant inertia against change in the

But I wonder if the same forces acting against change exist in adult
education situations.


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