virtual learning environment

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virtual learning environment

A form of computer-assisted education in which students participate in their studies by accessing recorded lectures, case-based tutorials, weblinks, audio and video clips, and e-mail, instead of gathering in a single geographically limited location for group lectures and laboratory study.
See also: environment
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a leader in next-generation 'Learning' Course Management Systems (CMS).
Specifically, the university not offering a course management system and the students not having previous exposure to using such systems in the university classroom did not seem to negatively influence ratings.
CHAPTER THREE: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL USE OF COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS SUCH AS BLACKBOARD?
With the Blackboard-Sakai Connector, institutions can provide access to a full range of educational opportunities and materials in one place, regardless of where they were originally developed or located, making access easier for faculty and students at campuses that may be using more than one course management system.
Although most course management systems (CMS) include synchronous communication tools, such as chat rooms and white boards, as Alvin Wang and Michael Newlin explain, "most Web-based courses rely primarily on asynchronous communication to deliver course information to students" (par.
The Questia Classroom is the first course management system (CMS) to be attached to a vast scholarly collection of full-text copyrighted and public domain material.
From the "MyCourses" portlet in Jenzabar's Internet Campus Solution, faculty will have the choice to upload course content to the course management system of their choice.
Purchased to new HAUS in the client and course management system for comprehensive service / service solution.
Because the content is rights-managed, the professor can take these documents and e-mail them to students, or even post them on a course management system such as WebCT or Blackboard.
One of the six instructors used the online chat tool provided in the course management system to promote instructor feedback in the final exam review session.
Contract notice: Provision of course management system.
The use of an electronic course management system such as Blackboard to supplement the face-to-face weekly classes typical of many graduate programs can enhance instruction.