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Hepburn, Gary – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2005
Integrating information and communication technology into schools has been challenging. A central component of the challenge is coping with the expense and usage restrictions of software that is installed on school computers. An alternative approach to the educational software problem is, however, emerging. This approach involves making greater…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Computer Software, Costs, Ethics
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Gunn, Holly; Hepburn, Gary – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2003
This paper reports the findings of a study undertaken in four Nova Scotia public schools of twelfth grade students' information seeking strategies when they use the Internet as an information source. Various Nova Scotia Department of Education curriculum documents hold high expectations of students' information seeking strategies when using the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Grade 12, Information Seeking
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Gunn, Holly; Hepburn, Gary – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2003
Reports findings of a study in four Nova Scotia public schools of twelfth grade students' information seeking strategies when using the Internet as an information source. Discusses student's knowledge of World Wide Web search engines; how students acquired Internet information seeking knowledge; and how students perceive their ability to locate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 12, Information Seeking, Information Sources