Students need to understand:
  • open source vs proprietary software

Choose from the following to help you learn:


CAMBRIDGE Computer Science:  
Pages 231-232. Section "Proprietary and open source software".
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 61. Section "Open-source and proprietary software".
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition): 
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012): 
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition)
Page 55. Section R28 "Open Source Software" and "Proprietary Software"
ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 190. Section "Open-source and proprietary software" continues onto Page 191. 

Web Sites

BBC Bitesize: Page 11 Open source and proprietary software
Wikipedia: Open Source SoftwareProprietary Software (2 articles) 
Simple Wikipedia: Open Source SoftwareProprietary Software (2 articles) 
Teach-ICT: Open and Closed Source Software


Open Source explained with Lego, watch all 
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Richard Stallman - Free V Open Source Software, watch all  

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