Daily Bookmarks 03/07/2007

IWorlds Simulations

  • A different take on simulations–this is a physical location with a Star Trek TNG style bridge. It uses immersive problem based learning to teach teamwork and leadership. This looks like it would be a lot of fun.
     – post by christyinsdesign

Content Search: Use Cases at Sims Learning Connections

  • Draft use cases for searches at increasing levels of complexity and depth, related to informal learning
     – post by christyinsdesign

Inside Higher Ed :: Teaching Without Textbooks

  • Article by a professor who found that teaching without textbooks improved student success
     – post by christyinsdesign

Sloan-C – K-12 Online Learning Survey

  • Results of research on online and blended education in K-12 public schools. Surprisingly (to me anyway), 2/3 of public school districts have some online or blended courses.
     – post by christyinsdesign

Literary Worlds Index

  • Educational virtual worlds based on literary settings like Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, Orwell’s 1984, and Dicken’s London. More settings are in development. The goals of each game vary by the setting.
     – post by christyinsdesign

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