Day: 25 January 2007

Effects of Information Distributions Strategies on Student Performance in a CMS

Scott Leslie comments on a report by Margaret Lohman, looking at student performance when material was delivered to the students via a VLE (available pre-class), or handed out in class. Though the numbers involved are small, and they are all graduate students, the results are interesting. First, the study¬ís findings provide little evidence to warrant…

BBC plans online children's world

The BBC have plans for a virtual world, aimed at 7-12 year olds. “It will give children a chance to move around a safe, secure world where they can not only interact with familiar characters but have an opportunity to make that world a more fascinating place with their own imaginations.” Those building CBBC World…