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One Laptop Per Child Project3224dewe

  1. 1. Done by :Amna(83133) & Asila(83485)
  2. 2. <ul><li>One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is a non-profit devoted to empowering the children of developing countries to learn by providing one connected laptop to every school-age child. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Is attempting to provide children in developing countries with inexpensive </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>OLPC was founded by Nicholas Negroponte with a core of Media Lab veterans( Nicholas Negroponte was born December 1, 1941 is a Greek American architect and computer scientist ) . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Peruvian family explores the XO. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>It’s not a laptop project. It’s an education project… </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Our mission is to provide educational opportunities for the world's poorest children by giving each child a rugged, low-cost, low-power, connected laptop; and content and software designed for collaborative, joyful, self-empowered learning. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>One of OLPC's major goals is helping children feel comfortable customizing their laptop configurations and guiding their own learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>• Water and sand protected keyboard. • world’s most advanced screen. • E-book mode. • Inbuilt camera, microphone and speakers; • Wireless aerials – extends wireless access to 2km. • Works most advanced laptop battery. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Other XOs will automatically interact with neighbors'. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Share activities; collaborate on the same document in real time. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>attracts developers and contributes. </li></ul><ul><li>uses a custom graphical interface called Sugar… </li></ul><ul><li>the XO runs Linux as an operating system. </li></ul><ul><li>dramatically reduces cost. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The OLPC will serve as an inexpensive and effective communication </li></ul><ul><li>Hardened </li></ul><ul><li>Small </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-functional </li></ul>.
  12. 12. <ul><li>Harmless </li></ul><ul><li>OLPC is human powered </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Has two USB ports to which more storage could be attached </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>It is just $ 100 </li></ul><ul><li>It can be lower than this in the future maybe $50 </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>The examiners should evaluate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do students have an access to deal with the software? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are the XOs equipped special skill to use? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do student have an access to internet? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the XOs easy to run and use? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does the XOs software design to access to students with disabilities? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does XOs provide guideline for using it ? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This aspect will be best evaluated using students’ survey. </li></ul>
  16. 18. <ul><li>The examiners should evaluate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To what extent the software meet the learning objectives? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How successfully the XOs increase the students required skills and knowledge? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do the software design properly to the students’ capabilities? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the different between using XOs and other laptops in education system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  This aspect should be evaluated by achievement test and observation. </li></ul>
  17. 19. <ul><li>The examiners should evaluate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does XOs support student-content interaction? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does XOs support student-student interaction? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does XOs support student-teacher interaction? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does XOs easy to navigate and use? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is the XOs software's instructionally designed? </li></ul>
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