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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Just as CAN's design was enhanced through the incorporation of LILO, other online learning support systems could be modified.
A higher level electronic computer use in the training process is the intelligent learning support systems. They are capable of similar behaviour of the teacher, showing great flexibility in the implementation process of self.
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."
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.
In the case of teaching and learning support systems, instructional materials have normally system-specific internal representation and therefore are not shareable, reusable, and interoperable.
In this paper, a model is presented that uses educational dialogues to support the design process for learning support systems. The model is argued to provide a structure that links pedagogically motivated empirical studies of student-tutor-system interactions to problem specification and system design, and to result in the creation of learning technology systems capable of supporting learning.
Wilson has been named dean of learning support systems at the Community College of Baltimore County.
In designing the Florida Learning Support Systems (FLSS), design teams made up of Florida teachers, administrators, business experts and parents were asked to forget about existing traditions and constraints and imagine how modem information technologies should be used to enhance learning and improve school practices.
Laverna Saunders (lsaunders@mecn.mass.edu) is dean of library, instructional, and learning support systems at Salem State College in Salem, MA.
Learning support systems for organizational learning.
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).
Compared with static learning support systems (e.g.

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