Re: [xmca] zopeds and virtual learning environments

From: Eirik Knutsson (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2007 - 14:14:33 PST

Why not? Sounds like a good idea to me.


> Could virtual learning environments be organized more like social
> virtual environments (my space, you tube, etc)??
> Ana
> Eirik Knutsson wrote:
>> I agree with Mike here: Judging from my experience as a student, online
>> courses enable participation of usually more silent students becoming
>> relatively more active and visible.
>> I also agree that virtual environments now available offer a lot of new
>> and interesting potentials for creating environments were students can
>> be
>> more active, more individualistic learners.
>> Who are these "silent students"? If they are contemplative, introvert
>> individualists - as opposed to consensus-oriented, extrovert
>> "collectivists" - I think there is good reason to believe that they have
>> a
>> lot to gain from these new virtual learning environments.
>> Eirik

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