Daily Bookmarks 08/15/2007

Second Life in Education » educationaluses
Second Life in Education » educationaluses

  • Wiki with educational uses for Second Life, including ideas and numerous places to check out
     – post by christyinsdesign

think:lab: A Thread of Real-World Critique
A Thread of Real-World Critique

  • One of the advantages of having students post projects online is the real-world feedback they can get. This post shows the specific feedback a student got for a T-shirt design on Threadless.
     – post by christyinsdesign

Fact-Testing on the Britannica Blog: Analyzing Internet Search Skills
Fact-Testing on the Britannica Blog: Analyzing Internet Search Skills

  • Responding to a post on the Britannica blog that admonishes people who rely on the first page of search results  (citing incorrect stats and ignoring search refinement to back up the point), Matthew Tabor goes through some actual stats on how people search. 62% of users click on results in the first page (as opposed to the 1% claimed on Britannica’s blog), but many users will refine their search results if they don’t find what they want quickly from their initial search.
     – post by christyinsdesign

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