Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Diego, CA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-78-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This in-progress study evaluates a pilot implementation of an open source productivity suite (OpenOffice) in a public K-12 educational institution. Using the framework of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), this study will investigate user perceptions of ease of use, usefulness, and acceptance of the OpenOffice suite for K-12 educators transitioning from a commercial productivity suite. The results of this study will provide the foundation of developing a larger-scale implementation plan for expanding the use of OpenOffice throughout the district.
Vajda, J. & Abbitt, J. (2010). Evaluating a pilot implementation of OpenOffice.org in a K-12 Public School. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2010--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1702-1707). San Diego, CA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 18, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/33602/.
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