Chapter 11. Early OLPC Experiences in a Rural Uruguayan School
Juan Pablo Hourcade
Department of Computer Science, University of Iowa, U.S.A.
London School of Economics, U.K.
NEXT Consulting, Montevideo, Uruguay
Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay
In an increasingly connected world, the digital and knowledge divide between those in developed and developing regions threatens to widen the economic gap for future generations. In an economy where knowledge goods are becoming a dominant force, it is critical for children in developing regions to acquire the skills to find, analyze, and produce information and knowledge.
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Foundation has championed the idea of providing ...