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ERIC Number: ED417765
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 22
Abstractor: N/A
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MOOving around the Net: The Educational Potential of MOOs.
The use of MOOs, multi-user simulated environments in education examined in three papers include: "MOOving around the Net: The Educational Potential of MOOs: A Point of View" (Daniel Ingvarson); "MOOing in a Foreign Language: How, Why and Who?" (Lonnie Turbee) and "MOOving around the Net: Real to Virtual and Back Again" (Ken Eustace). The first paper discusses features and benefits of MOOs, and their appearance based around specific subject areas for students. The second paper focuses on MOOs for foreign language learning, and includes tips and benefits of foreign language learning MOOs. The third paper discusses the effectiveness of the World Wide Web MOO for collaborative work over a wide area; the basic tools in the virtual classroom at AussieMOO are described. It also discusses how teaching methods can involve dialogue and collaborative work across the Internet. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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