I’ve previously discussed the use of open source for the learning sector as well as the business models that could work for learning applications. Matt Asay has posted his OSCON presentation on open source business models that shows how the field has developed and how different projects are at various levels of maturity.
Now if you look at open source platforms in the learning space, my first take would put these on the curve:
- Innovators – Elgg Learning Landscape and several others
- Early Adopters – Moodle and a few others
- Early Majority – nobody
- Late Majority – forget about it
Read the rest of Asay’s presentation to see what strategies are necessary at these stages.