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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We carefully considered this decision for 10 months," said Learning Support Systems Manager Doug Johnson, who chaired the University of Florida Course Management System Advisory Group.
It is now well known and proven that the popularity of IES and other knowledge-based learning support systems strongly depends on the usability and easy maintenance of their authoring systems (Brusilovsky, 1995).
Such a meta-authoring tool works analogously to an authoring tool when it generates a concrete learning support system.
Their highly experiences team provides scalable learning support systems for companies such as Coca-Cola, Kimberly Clark and Cingular Wireless.
Stephen Arum has been named dean of learning support systems at the Community College of Baltimore County.
Wilson has been named dean of learning support systems at the Community College of Baltimore County.
A secondary motivation behind this work is to evaluate the advantages of using the emerging topic maps technology for management of digital learning content in general and concept-based learning support systems in particular.
We are working to ensure that our qualification and lifelong learning support systems evolve continuously to meet both your needs and those of the wider business world.
A higher level electronic computer use in the training process is the intelligent learning support systems.
It would be possible to give vacant land, rentfree, back to the people for small scale food production, tying in with life-long learning support systems to help the producers with local schools, supermarkets and other institutions as consumers, as well as selling to neighbours on site.
THINK Together's growth continues to accelerate as demand for our learning support systems increases to unparalleled levels," said Fran Inman, THINK Together's Board Chair.
Based on the considerations and insights previously stated, the VT follows the ideas of an interactive learning support system.

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