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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The article specifically addresses the dual training that participants received, on using the course management system and in online pedagogy, and how that training was reflected in their subsequent online teaching.
Additionally, students and faculty would have to be authenticated before gaining access to the reserve system, thus requiring a second login in addition to the course management system login.
a leader in next-generation 'Learning' Course Management Systems (CMS).
Although not the focus of the current experiment, final course grades and performance on specific exams questions from this term using a course management system were compared to a previous term when a course management system was not used.
CHAPTER THREE: HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL USE OF COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS SUCH AS BLACKBOARD?
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.
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 program includes interactive student activities, streaming video, Flash animation and audio, and a course management system for teachers to track student progress.
the leading provider of rich digital media services for colleges and universities, today announced course level access to its C-Labs digital media platform from within Blackboard's course management system.
Contract notice: Customer and course management system.