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This page is part of the Proceedings of Wikimania 2005, Frankfurt, Germany.




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Technology in schools and Open-Content Awareness in the Arab Countries[edit]

  • Author(s): Isam Bayazidi
  • License: CC-SA, GNU FDL
  • Language: English
  • Slides: {{{slides}}}
  • Video: {{{video}}}
  • Note: Presentation (10 minutes) and panel discussion

About the author(s): Isam Bayazidi had been involved in several Open Source projects, such as Arabeyes and Arabic Wikipedia. As well, he had been an active member in CISV for the past 7 years or so. He is currently blogging and working in a Linux company in Amman.

Abstract: {{{abstract}}}


The Presentation will cover two aspects related to the Arab countries; the use of technology in schools, and open-content awareness. Numbers, statistics and facts that effect the growth of open-content projects, and a review of reasons of poor Arabic content on the Internet.