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 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT > Vol. 9, No. 1 (2013) open journal systems 


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

Jayson W. Richardson, University of Kentucky
Scott Mcleod, University of Kentucky
Kevin Flora, University of Kentucky
Nick Sauers, University of Kentucky
Sathiamoorthy Kannan, University of Malaya
Mehmet Sincar, University of Gaziantep


Abstract
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.


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