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Author Slator, Brian M. ♦ Clark, Jeff ♦ Juell, Paul ♦ Latimer, Joe ♦ Mcclean, Phil ♦ Saini-Eidukat, Bernhardt ♦ Schwert, Don ♦ White, Alan ♦ Amalraj, Neil ♦ Anderson, Spencer ♦ Balakrishnan, Radha ♦ Bauer, John ♦ Aaron ♦ Amalraj, Schwert Alan White Neil ♦ Hill, Curt ♦ Potter, Rebecca ♦ Rose, Mark ♦ Sebelius, Jaime ♦ Sharma, Mahesh ♦ Stompro, Josh ♦ Tilly, Leah ♦ Vestal, Dean ♦ Vorugu, Pradeep ♦ Vossler, Eric ♦ Wang, Jin ♦ Wu, Hong ♦ Wu, Yihe ♦ Xiao, Qiang ♦ Zhou, Zelenak Jun
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Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Software Agent ♦ Immersive Instruction ♦ Active Interest ♦ Virtual World ♦ Earth Science ♦ First Year ♦ Tool Set ♦ Immersive Simulation ♦ Virtual Environment ♦ Novel Web-bas ♦ Instructional Purpose ♦ Project Share ♦ Information Technology
Description Introduction We are engaged in developing a range of Virtual Environments for Education spanning a variety of disciplines, from Earth Science to Anthropology, and from Business to Biology. All of these projects share a strategy, a set of assumptions, an approach to assessment, and an emerging tool set, which allows each to leverage from the insights and advances of the others. Each project has the following properties in common. They are role-based and goaloriented; they are immersive simulations intended to promote learning-by-doing; they are spatially-oriented, exploratory, and highly interactive; they are multi-user and game-like; and they employ software agents as tutors. The Group The NDSU World Wide Web Instructional Committee (WWWIC) is a group of faculty who have a strong and active interest in applying information technology for instructional purposes. In its first year of operation the WWWIC functioned as a bellwether for what was then novel Web-bas
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Institution Proceedings of the Small College Computing Symposium (SCCS99), La Crosse, WI