Re: [xmca] What about a new kind of XMCA forum?

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at>
Date: Tue Apr 24 2007 - 17:37:07 PDT

I have set up a meeting with local folks for this week, I hope, to see what
is involved in various ways of organizing a distributed, streamed, "class."
News when there is news!!

On 4/24/07, Russell, Donna L <> wrote:
> hello
> i would also be very interested in an online course with an emphasis on
> building new understandings through dialog. i have contacts with a
> university in Singapore that may also be interested in participating.
> as an aside- i have recently received a Kaufman Foundation Grant that will
> allow me to create a 3-D collaborative virtual learning environment in
> Second Life Teen World that will teach advanced geosciences to high school
> students utilizing an problem-based learning scenario. i will pilot the new
> learning environment in several high schools in the Kansas City Missouri
> School District.
> i find the potential of these new learning environments exciting as
> technology can now be used to implement integrated curriculum to develop
> advanced learning processes based on the principles of sociocultural
> learning and development.
> donna
> Donna L. Russell, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> Instructional Technology
> Curriculum and Instructional Leadership
> School of Education
> University of Missouri-Kansas City
> (email) <>
> (website) <
> (cell) 314.210.6996
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