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> are doing with technology in education. Our professor would especially
> like us to find references to research on the web, NOT in a library.
> Please let me know if you know of any such studies.
> Ann Wilschke
Ann, I have been taking a class from the University des Saarlands on
on-line learning. My most recent research has been on educational uses of
MOOs ( an offshoot of the old dungeon and dragons games).
I've put together a brief bibliography of some of the more interesting
sites, so will include it below. I've starred some of those with more
Now a question of my own--is anyone using this kind of technology for art
learning? so far MOO's mostly use Telnet and are strictly text based, but
some are beginning to use graphical and/or Java based interfaces which will
work with web-type pages etc.. I think there is an exciting opportunity
waiting here--has anyone given it a thought?
"TAPPED IN is a technology called a multi-user virtual environment (MUVE)
that enables people anywhere to engage in real-time (synchronous)
collaboration, send email, post to bulletin boards and listservs
(asynchronously), and browse Websites collaboratively all in a single
on-line venue. "
*MOO Research Archive
research papers and links
*The Lost Library of MOO
long list of tutorials, research papers and links
Educational uses of Moos; links
example of a graphical browser
*ExploreNet Home Page
*Educational MOOs and Tools (article)
Borderlands MOO space
*Use of MOOs in English Language Arts
*Virtual Academy Educational Model
Winkler's Web Gate
*Moose Crossing (thesis)
*The Purpose of MOOs (research paper)
MOOring (web page links)
Gurk's MOO Gate