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Book review: learning to change the world: the social impact of one laptop per child

Armstrong, Cole (2013) Book review: learning to change the world: the social impact of one laptop per child. LSE Review of Books (14 Mar 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

One Laptop Per Child started out with a very ambitious mission: to provide more information and better education to the world’s poor via an inexpensive laptop. This book tells not only the story of this pioneering project, but also puts the lessons into perspective for future social entrepreneurs. Cole Armstrong finds that the book provides an interesting account of a successful social enterprise, but fails to describe how the XO laptop has achieved its purpose in delivering a new style of learning in the developing nations in which it works.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 LSE Review of Books
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2013 11:17
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2013 08:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52804

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